Posts Tagged: Tom Friedman

The View from Tom Friedman's Next New World

Last week, Susie Cagle went to Thomas L. Friedman's Next New World conference with "leaders drawn from the C-suite, government, education, think tanks and other fields for a "compelling forum on how growth is generated and how the workforce needs to be educated to acquire the skills necessary in the 21st century." This is what she saw.


New Blogs: "Fire Tom Friedman"

Here's the niche-iest non-single serving new blog on the block. Its name pretty much explains it all: Fire Tom Friedman.


Man Still Typing

"I had to catch a train in Washington last week. The paved street in the traffic circle around Union Station was in such poor condition that I felt as though I was on a roller coaster. I traveled on the Amtrak Acela, our sorry excuse for a fast train, on which I had so many dropped calls on my cellphone that you’d have thought I was on a remote desert island, not traveling from Washington to New York City. When I got back to Union Station, the escalator in the parking garage was broken. Maybe you’ve gotten used to all this and have stopped noticing. I haven’t. Our country [...]


Tom Friedman, Torn Between Two Lovers

The between-the-lines reading of today's Tom Friedman column: "Starving the people of Gaza is bad… because it's bad for Israel. Not because the Gazans are starving (65% of the population is food insecure)."