Entries Tagged as 'Rail Runner'

Gessing, Gisser and the Common Good

September 4th, 2014 · No Comments · Fact Check, journalism, role of government, tax policy

By Arthur Alpert I’m involved in a production of Steve Martin’s “Picasso at the Lapin Agile” opening Sept. 5 at the brand-new Vortex on Carlisle NE. Given its authorship, it’s no big surprise the play is funny, but in rehearsal I realized Martin also excels at making audiences feel intelligent. My colleague, Denise Tessier, has […]

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A Half-Vast Gamut of Economic Ideas

October 12th, 2011 · No Comments · Uncategorized

By Arthur Alpert I’ve often noted here that the Albuquerque Journal’s gamut of economic ideas is half-vast. That’s to say it runs from center-right to far right on the horizontal scale. Nothing left of center. Vertically speaking, these ideas mostly emanate from the wealthy and corporate. But the near-ban on economic thinking representing other interests […]

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Case of the Disappearing Sentence

August 8th, 2011 · No Comments · Uncategorized

By Arthur Alpert Hello, again. After a four-month hiatus, I am walking the Albuquerque Journal beat again. In that time, I read the paper daily and, Lord knows, management deserves a hand for consistency. I found instances of journalistic malfeasance in the service of political agenda almost daily, as well as some illiteracy. And as […]

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