Arthur’s Seat

Lynne Kiesling Please join me in welcoming my dear old (and yes, it’s depressing to say that!) friend Adam to the Internet at Arthur’s Seat. Arthur’s Seat is one of the most dramatic geologic features of Edinburgh, and thus forms the theme for Adam’s commentary from Scotland, on Scotland and beyond. He writes beautifully, and … More Arthur’s SeatMore Arthur’s Seat

First Steel, Now Clothing?

Lynne Kiesling This can’t be good. The Bush administration has agreed to consider import limitations on cotton trousers and shorts from China, according to this New York Times article from Saturday (registration required). American manufacturers and the labor union representing textile workers have been pressing for help in advance of the lifting of all trade … More First Steel, Now Clothing?More First Steel, Now Clothing?

Back In The Saddle, Kinda

Lynne Kiesling Six straight weeks of either conference or houseguests … and this weekend involved both! I came home Friday from a very cool conference on ethics and changing energy markets to my visiting in-laws. It’s a nice autumnal weekend here in Chicago, so we are having fun; today will be carving the jack-o-lantern for … More Back In The Saddle, KindaMore Back In The Saddle, Kinda