Tag Archives: democracy

Democracy is Bad for You

Date: Monday, July 6th Time: 7-9pm Place: Arrow Bar, 85 Avenue A, btw 5th/6th St. The next Junta will be centered on the question of democracy in our time. As democracy spreads through a society, power devolves from the elites and the middle class grows. Theoretically, this process should continue until the poor are also […]

The Election Junta Wrap-up

Monday night’s Junta ended up with four participants, none of whom represented the financial industry. There was also a shortage of McCain supporters. This being the case, the discussion quickly became all about the prospects of an Obama victory and presidency, with little said about the economic crisis he inherits. All were agreed that the […]

Nov. 3rd: Economic Crisis and the Election

The next Junta meeting will be held Monday, November 3rd. The topics will be linked: the economic crisis, and the election. You will notice the date of the meeting is the eve of Election Day. For reasons described by Jeremy below, he may be in bad shape that day. Too bad. We simply must have […]

Junta #3

Rindy is agitating for Junta #3 to take place on November 3rd. His reasoning is sound–the eve of the election–but I’ve been resisting because I’ll have come back from China the night before. But he promised to organize everything and have it somewhere near my apartment, and with the understanding that I may start drooling […]