The excellent and surprising  value of mobile telephones on the lives of the poor.
A very different take  on the current financial markets turmoil.
Should we be concerned about falling asset  prices? Well, if we're interested in redistribution of assets, possibly not.
An invaluable  (if not exactly new) guide to hedge funds.
Churchill the first man to walk on the moon according to British schoolchildren? This statistic  explained.
Advocacy groups  can make life difficult: suing a school board for allowing pupils to escape failing schools and when that succeeds, sue them again for n9ot allowing pupils to escape failing schools....
And finally , bad song lyrics coming out of trading rooms. Well, it's not as if they've got anything else to do at present, is it?