Matthew Gleixner

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“The scope of our failure”: The real story of our decades-long foreign policy disaster that set the Middle East on fire

The brilliant Andrew Bacevich tells Salon why our massive march to folly in Middle East has to be seen as one war<p>I first interviewed Andrew Bacevich, the soldier turned scholar, after he spoke at the Hope Club, an old-line gents’ establishment in Providence, Rhode Island. That evening he outlined a …


How Trucking Went From One of the Best Jobs in America to One of the Worst

Longer hours, lower pay, less clout<p>In 1980, the average trucker in America was making an annual salary, adjusted for inflation, equal to more than …


2016 National Geographic travel photographer of the year

National Geographic is inviting entries to its annual travel photographer of the year award. You can find details of how to enter here and the competition closes on 27 May 2016. Here is a small selection of photographs already submitted.

Travel Photography
Uncharted - is for sale (Aasce)

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

How to Quit Your Job and Travel for Two Years

<i>By Terence Loose, Contributor</i><p>Years ago, on a Sunday afternoon, I sat across from my wife Gayl in a taco stand and told her that I thought we should sell our house, quit our jobs and sail to Tahiti. "Terry, we don't know how to sail," she said.<p>She had a point, but I was much more worried about the …

Personal Finance

The Oregon Coast: The U.S. Road Trip as Beautiful as Highway 1