Author Archives: Fred Reed

Why We Need an Asteroid Strike

Me, I reckon that what we need is an asteroid strike. I …

Say No to Monroe

I strain for words to describe adequately Washington’s policy toward Latin America. …

Old News

The news racket is dead, mummified, and ready for a mausoleum. The …

The Big Muddy

All night it rained in Jocotepec, my small town in Mexico. Rain …

Don’t Sweat the TSA

Has anyone noticed that the various “anti-terror” measures we see everywhere are …

Why Blame Mexico

Mixed Message to Mexico

Get ‘er Done

You need to know about how in 1962 I was a half-wild …

The Unbound West

Today, thunderous matters of cosmic import: why has the West dominated scientific …

Walking Wounded

Old soldiers don’t fade away

Been There, Bombed That

An American revisits the Indochina we “lost.”

Johnny Can’t Add

But Suresh Venktasubramanian can.

Little Boxes Made of Ticky-Tacky

First they homogenized the milk—then the countryside.

They Paved Paradise

The loutishness of Left and Right