Tag: Economy

P.I.D. Radio 12/11/11: Arab Spring, European Winter

WE NOTE with some sadness that what many thought would be the beginning of democratic reform in Egypt, Libya, and elsewhere in the Middle East is turning out to be… Read more »

P.I.D. Radio 11/13/11: The Enemy’s War on Children

THE MOST compelling news item of the week was the indictment of former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky on charges that he sexually abused boys as young as… Read more »

Gods Ghostbusters

P.I.D. Radio 10/30/11: All Hallows’ Eve

IT’S HALLOWEEN weekend, a holiday that has become one of the biggest on the calendar of many Americans.  What lies behind the costumes? We discuss the chapters we contributed to the… Read more »

Africa

P.I.D. Radio 10/23/11: Out of Iraq, Into Africa

ALMOST LOST in the news cycle already was the announcement last week that the U.S. is sending military advisers–Special Forces soldiers–to Uganda to help chase down the Lord’s Resistance Army,… Read more »

P.I.D. Radio 10/16/11: Like a Spy Thriller

THAT’S THE description of the alleged plot by Iranian operatives to assassinate Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to the U.S. It involves a used-car salesman from Houston, a Mexican drug gang, explosives,… Read more »