Blog Review 585


Quite: what is it about the State that makes it OK for the power of it to be used to drive Madams to suicide? Aren't there better activities to try and regulate?

A neat little observation about how while things are currently not perfect, they are better.

Not everyone is impressed with Joe Stiglitz' ideas. Seriously, putting the UN in charge of the global financial system?

My, my, who would have thought it? The European Union using false health standards as a protectionist measure?

Exxon paid three times more in taxes than it made in profits. Also, what Big Oil really ought to say to politicians.

Another sighting of the Lesser Spotted Unintended Consequence.

And finally, the excellence of journalistic fact checking and a truly valuable travel resource.