The Grand Betraeul: Love in the Ruins

Keeping Secrets… In Cartagena or Tampa

Cartagena is looking mighty good this time of year.  Don’t you think?  Meanwhile, from Italy, Spain, Portugal and Greece to Germany, Belgium, France and the UK, disaffection with austerity continues to grow. Just this week, the old, the young, and the restless, came out in support of Euro-wide protests.  And while many Americans think they may have dodged a bullet with the Romney defeat, threat of the “fiscal cliff” (a.k.a. another financial clusterfuck) is staring us in the face. And with his knee-jerk-liberal ingratiating tactics, O-drama may make cannon fodder of us yet.  So what should occupy our thoughts today…


About kulturcritic

With a doctorate in religious studies from the University of Virginia and a master’s degree from the University of Chicago, Sandy had a ten-year academic career, with appointments at University of Virginia and the Colorado School of Mines. He spent the next twenty years in executive ranks at several of America’s largest international firms, including Computer Sciences Corporation, Ernst & Young, and General Electric. He has traveled extensively throughout Europe and North America, as well as parts of Eurasia and Africa. For the past five years Sandy has been living in Western Siberia with his wife and young child, teaching at the Pedagogical University and the Altai Institute for Law and Economics in Barnaul, Russia. Published works include VERONIKA: The Siberian's Tale (a novel), (Islands Press 2011) Apocalypse Of The Barbarians: Inquisitions On Empire (Islands Press, 2010), The Recovery of Ecstasy: Notebooks From Siberia (Booksurge, 2009), Recollective Resolve: A Phenomenological Understanding of Time and Myth (Mercer University Press, 1987), Ethical Decisionmaking Styles (Addison-Wesley Press, 1986), and Gandhi in the Postmodern Age: Issues in War and Peace (CSM Press,1984).
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