The Paper Trail as Entelechy

Last night, I listened to the BBC World Service’s report on Jimmy Carter’s concerns on voting in Florida. Lyse Doucet, the legendary BBC journo, laid into the Florida official she was interviewing like only she can, “It seems quite remarkable, then, that Florida’s elections are set to go forward using electronic voting without a verifiable…

The Paper Trail as Entelechy

Last night, I listened to the BBC World Service’s report on Jimmy Carter’s concerns on voting in Florida. Lyse Doucet, the legendary BBC journo, laid into the Florida official she was interviewing like only she can, “It seems quite remarkable, then, that Florida’s elections are set to go forward using electronic voting without a verifiable…

Carter nos saca la lengua

I suppose Jimmy Carter didn’t stop to consider how his opinion piece in today’s Washinton Post might strike an opposition-minded Venezuelans – why should he? – but from our point of view, it’s hard to shake the feeling he’s mocking us. The very least one can say is that his standard for what is ok…

Carter nos saca la lengua

I suppose Jimmy Carter didn’t stop to consider how his opinion piece in today’s Washinton Post might strike an opposition-minded Venezuelans – why should he? – but from our point of view, it’s hard to shake the feeling he’s mocking us. The very least one can say is that his standard for what is ok…

The law, damn it, the law!

This photo shows a crime being committed. It may seem minor, but it’s an issue of serious symbolic imporance in Venezuela. Retired military officers are barred from wearing their uniforms except in a highly circumscribed set of circumstances – weddings, funerals, military events and the like. It is against the law for retired military officers…

The law, damn it, the law!

This photo shows a crime being committed. It may seem minor, but it’s an issue of serious symbolic imporance in Venezuela. Retired military officers are barred from wearing their uniforms except in a highly circumscribed set of circumstances – weddings, funerals, military events and the like. It is against the law for retired military officers…