The crucifixion of Latvia Ambrose Evans-Pritchard, Telegraph
Optimism is not enough for a global recovery Wolfgang Munchau, FT
German credit crunch deepens Ambrose Evans-Pritchard, Telegraph
Silk Road threatened by melting glaciers New Scientist
How the world’s greatest golfer lost his game New Scientist
Colorectal Cancer Rates Increasing Worldwide Science Daily. Westernization is bad for you.
Michelle Obama finds a new friend in Britain’s Queen Reuters. Apparently the Queen and Mrs. Obama get on quite well. They call and write.
The Clock Is Ticking Away Under Latvia Edward Hugh. This is a very thorough and researched ‘Generational Storm’ argument using Latvia and birth statistics. Quite interesting.
The magical world of credit default swaps once again Willem Buiter
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