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Daily Archives: September 25, 2013

The U.S. courthouse in Manhattan, where justice makes for good theater, just like it did in the Middle Ages.

Photographer: Anthony Behar/Sipa via AP Images

The U.S. courthouse in Manhattan, where justice makes for good theater, just like it did in the Middle Ages.

It’s Hang-the-Pig Time in U.S. Court

Those who have been waiting -- and waiting, and waiting -- for the worst culprits of the the mortgage meltdown to face an accounting are getting treated to a trial. Unfortunately It's a theatrical representation of justice, akin to the...

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Kenya - Westgate Mall Escape

Photograph by Simon Maina/AFP via Getty Image

A policeman carries a baby to safety after masked gunmen sprayed gunfire on shoppers and staff in the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya.

After Terror Attacks, a Test for Kenya’s Economy

With Kenya counting on a $1.5 billion bond deal to build much needed infrastructure, the Westgate Mall attack underlines just how precarious efforts to build African economies are.

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