Throughout the recession, Apple’s growth has brought hope to many; China’s creative class and human capital cannot catch up to the U.S.’; meanwhile, Western intervention in Afghanistan has obviously failed, but by how much? These discoveries and more after the jump.
Lowell Bergman is the rare skunk who regularly finds his way into the power elite’s garden parties. In his damning special now available on PBS’s “Frontline” website, viewers are shown the side of “amateur” athletics that’s almost never discussed inside the beery bubble of sports media.
The NCAA Tournament is the highest-level single-elimination event in basketball, making it special. Nevertheless, in the Big Dance’s present incarnation, other words come to mind, like bloated, over-commercialized and bland.