Interesting discussion of why the Shah fell and what motivates the current regime.
Bearing in mind that previous weight-loss drugs were way overhyped, these new ones may--may--well have a real impact.
These concerns can’t be put aside in the health inequity-laden world we live in, that will unquestionably be exacerbated. However, we cannot miss that this represents one of the most important, biggest medical breakthroughs in history. This may signify the end or marked reduction in the need for bariatric surgery. These drugs will likely become some of the most prescribed of all medications in the upcoming years.
Let's hear it for the Midwest!
Seem like the lessons are sound. I especially like number ten:
Lastly, we must be modest about what we can know. It is humbling to note that few of the preceding lessons were predictable a year ago. What we have learned is not just that history has returned, but also that, for better or worse, it retains its ability to surprise us.
Just a reminder--if anyone needs one--that price controls have a long history of costly failure.
In a few days it will be the anniversary of Patton's magnificent relief of Bastogne.
One of the "founding myths of the Palestinian narrative" appears to be really wrong.
Richard Hanania argues that this year proves Fukuyama correct.
Mr. Fukuyama further supports his thesis.
I had never heard of him but he taught George Marshall, Patton, and Eisenhower.