Read A Good Book (and my quick follow up to Nick’s post on Paul Farmer)

I just read Nick’s post on Paul Farmer at USAID and had to add my quick input (which knowing me turned into something a bit longer.) As an incoming college freshman, I read MOUNTAINS BEYOND MOUNTAINS, an excellent work of nonfiction on Paul Farmer’s unprecedented HIV/AIDS work in Haiti.  Along with Jeffrey Sach’s END OF … Continue reading

Another Perspective on Biden

From Daniel Larison at the Week. Larison offers an interesting perspective that follows up on a post I made a little over a week ago on the vice-president’s trip to Ukraine and Georgia.  Still, I think his commentary could use a little clarity. His main point is that Biden has not been making gaffes or … Continue reading