Monthly Archives: August 2011

London Burning

LONDON — The rioting and looting that convulsed poorer sections of London over the weekend spread Monday to at least eight new districts in the metropolitan area and broke out for the first time in Britain’s second-largest city, Birmingham, in … Continue reading

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Riot Redux

RICHARD SENNETT and SASKIA SASSEN from the New York Times say it much better than I did:  America is in many ways different from Britain, but the two countries today are alike in their extremes of inequality, and in the … Continue reading

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Authentic Ecuadorian Viche

This is the true, original recipe for shrimp “Viche”, a superlative seafood soup found only in the Ecuadorian province of Manabi, on the Pacific coast of South America. Although this version uses fresh shrimp, it is also made with crab, … Continue reading

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