On the Recession, the Humanities, and the 21st Century

But I'm going to make a prediction now. It's not an awfully fun one, either. The Bahamian economy is very likely to crash, and hard. And soon. Why? Well, it has occurred to me (why I was so silly I don't know) that our extended period of prosperity has lasted pretty well as long as the Cuban Revolution has lasted -- the revolution and the attendant embargo. Quite simply, because Americans couldn't go to Cuba, they came here.That time is conceivably going to end in the foreseeable future. If you were paying attention to Obama's state of the union address, you might be like me, and seeing it coming sooner or later.

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