The key to achieving the American dream is often said to be Positive Thinking, but Barbara Ehrenreich’s new book argues that “Positive Thinking has Undermined America.” Was the current financial collapse the result of self-delusion from the top to the bottom? Also, NATO supports a new strategy for Afghanistan, and the passenger jet that overshot its destination by more 100 miles. Were the pilots distracted or asleep?
The Negative Impact of Positive Thinking
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How Did the Pilots Miss Their Landing in Minneapolis?
A Northwest Airlines flight from San Diego to Minneapolis-St. Paul overshot its destination by more than 100 miles. It landed safely, with 149 passengers aboard, but it's...
NATO Supports a New Strategy for Afghanistan
As President Obama reviews his strategy for Afghanistan, NATO defense ministers today appeared to endorse the plan laid out by General Stanley McChrystal, who wants...