Taming mass violence is the theme of the World Bank’s latest World Development Report, which focuses on “conflict, security and development”. It is a fascinating document. Unfortunately, it is also far too long to obtain the attention it deserves. As I know from personal involvement in the first WDR, published in 1978, Robert McNamara, then president, believed these reports should be punchy and accessible.
Meatbomb: there's always this thing called "voting".
I know, I know. Preempting the obvious response: Yes, Obama let us down, and his administration is sucking corporate cock, hard. But Sen. Franken didn't. The trick for voters is finding the Real Deal to vote for.
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