Apr 15, 2012


Mexican gangs are "price setters" instead of "price takers." "Mexico is the world's second biggest producer of marijuana (the U.S. is No. 1)." HT: Cris Lingle.

Elisabeth Rosenthal: "In a quarter-century, at the rate Nigeria is growing, 300 million people — a population about as big as that of the present-day United States — will live in a country the size of Arizona and New Mexico."

Kenan Malik: "The Haitian Revolution, more than any other, expressed the new relationship between morality and politics. It was, like the French Revolution, defined and driven by a moral claim – the idea of a common humanity and the insistence that the ‘Rights of Man’ applied to all." Source.

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