Right-Wing Unleashes Racism on Rep Cao Matt Yglesias
Rick Bookstaber to join SEC Ed Harrison. This is very cool!
G20 ministers agree on nothing EuroIntelligence
Phys Ed: Why Doesn’t Exercise Lead to Weight Loss? New York Times. The very existence of this article is an indictment of what passes for exercise physiology in the US. The information presented here has been known for at least a decade (and BTW, it is also misleadingly incomplete, it suggests exercise is less effective that it can be. This case study was a particularly poorly designed, but nevertheless common protocol). No wonder Americans have trouble losing weight. They get bad advice.
Paranoia Strikes Deep Paul Krugman, New York Times
Cash For Craters Bill Dahl
For brave investors, Zimbabwe could be the ultimate turnaround story Ambrose Evans-Pritcard
Obama has lost sight of the centre Clive Crook, Financial Times
Economists Seek to Fix a Defect in Data That Overstates the Nation’s Vigor Louis Uchitelle, New York Times
Antidote du jour. I particularly like this one: