Blog Review 610


How extraordinarily alarming: American high school students show greater economic understanding than that usually on display from the entire Guardian editorial department (substitute "Labour Party" to taste).

Not the most surprising finding ever: demand curves slope downwards.

It isn't just here in Blighty that civil liberties are under attack: habeas corpus isn't looking too healthy across the Pond either.

Here in Blighty: we seem to longer to have the freedom to read.

So, err, why are we taking seriously the comments of a biologist upon the effects of climate change on ice shelves?

The usual source for the latest bright idea.

And finally, a solicitor writes a play and is there life before death?