Tag Archives: discrimination

Uighurs

Good Junta last night, I’ll leave it to Rindy to post some of the highlights, but for me that was what the Junta was all about: a bunch of dudes sitting around drinking and having good, engaged conversation about real topics. Relevant to last night, and other Junta topics, is the continued rioting in Xinjiang.  […]

Blaming the Jews

From the July Harper’s: Chance that an American thinks “the Jews” were moderately or very much to blame for the financial crisis: 1 in 4 Chance he or she thinks they were “a little” to blame: 1 in 7 I thought this was interesting in light of our recent Junta on discrimination.

Wrap-up on Discrimination

Thursday night’s Junta was a great one. We continue to set the bar high for intellectual engagement and for attracting top-notch minds. And the Algonquin is becoming a favorite venue, at least in my opinion. The whiskeys are a bit tough on the wallet, but the atmosphere is par excellence. Professor Andrzej Rapaczynski set out […]

Neglected Aspects of Discrimination

The Junta will next convene on Thursday, February 5th, 7:00 pm at the Algonquin Hotel, 59 W 44th St, between 5th and 6th Avenues. We are delighted that Professor Andrzej Rapaczynski has agreed to spend the evening with us. I worked with Andrzej for 9 years at Project Syndicate, an international association of newspapers based […]