A brief social history of American law, with a focus on four kinds of property — goods, land, people (i.e., slaves) and labor power.
Recent US conflict with North Korea takes place in new context. China’s rise — and the relative decline of the US — have put all the relationships in East Asia in flux. (2013)
Review of Richard McGregor’s The Party: The Secret World of China’s Communist Rulers • Harper Perennial, 2012 • Extended version Continue reading
Obama tightened the screws on North Korea. But the US has really kept the North under economic siege since the early 1950s.