De Gaulle resigned on this date in 1969. And then he went to Ireland.
In the most recent French election, despite some rotten tomatoes, the center held. Matthew Yglesias draws some parallels to what’s happening in the US.
Here in Massachusetts it looks like the center is holding as well. For now, anyway.
Great. Everything will be able to make noise now that a team at MIT found a way to create loudspeakers from anything, even a sheet of paper. One consolation is that the same technology can also provide noise cancellation.
I think, maybe, we waited just a little too long to tackle inflation after covid. In the meantime, a war popped up in Ukraine and upset the global economy. And now the cure is going to be doubly painful.
I told you so.
And, I’ve been writing or posting here every day for about two and a half years. I think it’s time for a little intermittence.