The Minsky Moment John Cassidy, The New Yorker (hat tip reader Doug)
Did Life Evolve in Ice? Discovery Magazine
The US subprime mortgage crisis: A credit boom gone bad? VoxEU. Three IMF economists have analyzed the data, and our suspicioun are officially borne out.
Huckabee Asks Jesus to Stimulate Economy Andy Borowitz, Huffington Post
Re: Huckabee asks Jesus Help
I see nothing wrong with that. It brings to mind a story of the great Danish nuclear physicist Nils Bohr. A colleague visiting his office noticed a horse shoe nailed over his office door. “You don’t believe in that sort of thing, do you?” He asked. “Oh no”, replied Bohr,” but I am told it is just as effective for those who don’t”.