Blog Review 681


You know, maybe there's a pattern to these things? The distribution of Olympic medals looks very much like the distribution of incomes.

Analysing the latest green report. It doesn't in fact prove what people say it proves: it assumes it.

Another analysis: those public transport systems aren't in fact (necessarily) less polluting or better for the planet than cars.

Sticking with greenery: a lecturer in journalism (yes, journalism!) recently called for censorship of climate change scepticism.

Guess what? Wealth inequality might be rising, income inequality might be rising, but happiness inequality is falling. Maybe be all actually like wealth and income inequality?

Not just for lame Vietnam movies any more: the we had to kill them to save them line apparently applies to the War on Drugs as well.

And finally, how an economist really thinks.