Some reading material for your weekend pleasure! New material and updates to previous posts.
My top recommendation to read: Fabius Maximus on Restoring the Republic — posted by Tor at “Dunedain” website, 16 October 2009 — An interview with me.
Other recommended readings:
- “Refusing to Admit the Problem“, William K. Black (Prof, former Fed bank regulator), blog at the NY Times, 11 September 2009 — bout the failure of financial sector regulation that caused the crisis, and will cause the next one too.
- “The Ongoing Cover Up of the Truth Behind the Financial Crisis May Lead to Another Crash“, George Washington’s blog, 15 September 2009 — Hat tip to Naked Capitalism. Expanded analysis from the above article.
- “Count Off – The Army says it exceeded its 2009 recruiting goals. But the numbers are very fishy“, Fred Kaplan, Slate, 16 October 2009
Updates to past posts
I strongly recommend reading (a.2) below!
- “US, Other Nations Stop Counting Pandemic Flu Cases“, AP, 9 October 2009
- “Does the Vaccine Matter?“, Shannon Brownlee and Jeanne Lenzer, The Atlantic, November 2009 — I strongly recommend reading this!
- “Facts About Swine Flu“, Shannon Brownlee and Jeanne Lenzer, The Atlantic, 14 October 2009
- “Boon or Boondoggle“, Mark Zandi (a Chief Economist of Moody’s, former McCain economic advisor), op-ed in the Philadelphia Inquirer, 11 October 2009 — “Critics are wrong: The stimulus is working. If anything, it wasn’t big enough, as job losses show.”
- “A note on Automatic Stabilizers“, Felipe Rezende, Economic Perspectives from Kansas City (faculty of the U of Missouri-KC), 16 Jule 2009
- “How I learned to stop worrying and live with the bomb“, Michael Lind, Salon, 13 october 2009 — “Neither terrorists nor rogue states like North Korea are likely to use nuclear weapons. Here’s why.”
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