Archive for December, 2015

Low Oil Prices and Foreign Policy

Thursday, December 24th, 2015

“There’s no way to quantify whether cheap oil is good for us, because the bad guys lose and good guys win. It doesn’t work that way. There are winners and losers all across the board.”

https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/as-crude-oil-prices-plunge-so-do-oil-exporters-revenue-hopes/2015/12/23/ed552372-a900-11e5-8058-480b572b4aae_story.html?hpid=hp_rhp-top-table-main_oil-910pm%3Ahomepage%2Fstory

HEK

Steve Pearlstein’s Editorial on University Cost Cutting

Tuesday, December 1st, 2015

Is he correct? What do you think? I can identify with the characterization of adjunct professors as day laborers.

HEK

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/four-tough-things-universities-should-do-to-rein-in-costs/2015/11/25/64fed3de-92c0-11e5-a2d6-f57908580b1f_story.html