Tender moments caught on Russian dash cams Kottke.org. “Default to kindness,” as Ian Welsh says.
New York’s 9/11 museum to charge fee for admission LA Times. Sure. I mean it’s not like poor people were part.
Gun Violence Since Newtown Bill Moyers. Handy map of the externalities.
UKIP: the victory of the ruling class Stumbling and Mumbling (RS)
The Depositor Haircut London Review of Books. Cyprus.
Bitcoin vs. Ben Bernanke Online WSJ
The insufferable conceit Macrobusiness
The amazingly consistent jobs recovery Neil Irwin, WaPo. The lead is the last sentence.
Social Security and 2016 Corrente
Live Blog: Berkshire Hathaway’s Annual Meeting WSJ. “[F]ortunately a lot of oil has been found very close to our railroad tracks. What better place to find oil.”
Harvard Professor Trashes Keynes For Homosexuality Financial Advisor. No points if you guessed Niall Ferguson; too easy. (Brad DeLong curates anti-Keynsian dog whistles and slurs.)
“There’s wrong, there’s very wrong and then there’s Niall Ferguson.” Washington Monthly
An Unqualified Apology Niall Ferguson
Patience, Practice and Presence: How Michael Pollan Fell in Love With Cooking PBS Newshour (see also Slate).
Hiring a Guide to the Medical Bill Maze Bloomberg
Luxury brands and ‘The Great Gatsby’ movie FT. And so we beat on….
Advantage Pyongyang London Review of Books
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