Blog Review 497


The latest outrage is the proposed muzzling of the Coroners. Here's why it's an outrage. As so often, the courts and the law are there to protect us from an overmighty State.

An excellent list of things that every environmentalist really ought to try and understand about the world. 

Those Cuban election results. You do have to wonder why they bother, really. 

Google's a very smart company: but are they smart enough not to over-estimate the intelligence of politicians? 

Sometimes banning things is efficient. Sometimes it isn't. As so often, the answer is, it depends. 

Reviewing Tim Harford: remember, that by living in the 21st century you have won the lottery of life. 

And finally, looks like someone else has picked up this idea of collecting interesting blog posts.