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Jul 26 2016 - 12:05am || Comments

The world as seen by cartoonist Chris Britt, Creators.com.

  • | Posted: Jul 15 2016 - 12:05am

    Similar to most economists, I don’t usually have much to say about stocks. Stocks are even more susceptible than other markets to popular delusions and the madness of crowds, and stock prices generally have a lot less to do with the state of the economy or its future prospects than many people think. As economist Paul Samuelson put it, “Wall Street indexes predicted nine out of the last five recessions.”

  • Posted: Jul 14 2016 - 12:06am

    The world according to Tom Stiglich, Creators Syndicate

  • Posted: Jul 14 2016 - 12:05am

    The open-carry movement faced a very public test in Dallas last week. It failed.

  • | Posted: Jul 14 2016 - 12:05am

    LOS ANGELES — The mills of justice grind slowly, but life plunges on, leaving lives blighted when justice, by being delayed, is irremediably denied. Fortunately, California’s Supreme Court might soon decide to hear — four years after litigation began — the 21st century’s most portentous civil rights case, which concerns an ongoing denial of equal protection of the law.

  • Posted: Jul 14 2016 - 12:05am

    As expected, an international tribunal ruled for the Philippines and against China in its claim to have historic rights to 90 percent of the South China Sea, where territory disputes with a number of nations — including Vietnam, Malaysia, Brunei and Taiwan — threaten to trigger military action and jeopardize the more than $5 trillion in trade that traverses those waters each year. And, as promised, China disavowed the decision, asserting the Permanent Court of Arbitration, or PCA, in The Hague, Netherlands, has no authority here.

  • Posted: Jul 13 2016 - 12:05am

    The world as seen by cartoonist Marshall Ramsey, Creators.com.

  • | Posted: Jul 13 2016 - 12:05am

    With everything else going on, from Trump to Brexit to the horror in Dallas, it’s hard to focus on developments in financial markets — especially because we’re not facing any immediate crisis. But extraordinary things have been happening lately, especially in bond markets. And because money still makes the world go around, attention must be paid to what the markets are trying to tell us.

  • Posted: Jul 13 2016 - 12:05am

    A blast, indeed

  • Posted: Jul 13 2016 - 12:05am

    Presidential candidates invariably seek and often get endorsements from admired figures in American life.

  • | Posted: Jul 12 2016 - 12:05am

    I once chatted with a man who made wonderful art.

  • Posted: Jul 12 2016 - 12:05am

    The world as seen by cartoonist Marshall Ramsey, Creators.com.

  • | Posted: Jul 12 2016 - 12:05am

    I went to a screening of “Captain Fantastic” the day after I learned that a friend’s 14-year-old met her boyfriend on Tinder. Living off the grid sounded pretty appealing.

  • Posted: Jul 12 2016 - 12:05am

    Kenoi’s malpractice

  • Posted: Jul 11 2016 - 12:05am

    Donald Trump, a showman and untested political leader, appears to have the Republican presidential nomination sewn up. How does that make us feel? To quote Trump on Twitter: Sad!

  • Posted: Jul 11 2016 - 12:05am

    The world as seen by cartoonist Ken Catalino, Creators.com.