Blog Review 664


Which crime figures to believe? Any of them? James Bartholomew points out that things are certainly very different from the past. And who knew that Britain was more violent than the Balkans?

The Sith Institute does indeed seem to have suffered a defeat. Well done Guido.

Something that not enough people are paying attention to: The Great Moderation. For example, a slow down or recession combined with globalisation might mean job losses in China, not Chicago or Cumbernauld.

More on recession: the housing crash in the US is higly localised, might too the fallout be?

Will the recent licencing of baobab fruit into the EU lead to another Commons Tragedy?

Netsmith agrees with this boat. Time to start some gleeful axe swinging amongst the quangos.

And finally, explaining the difference between engineering and PoMo.