Blog Review 790


We are repeatedly told about the ever longer working hours of modern life. The only problem is, as this graph shows, it simply isn't true.

There are those who say that current events show that we must abolish risk from the banking system. A slighty unfortunate thing to wish for as banks exist to manage risk for us, that's their very purpose.

Saving Lehman or not saving Lehman. Perhaps it wouldn't have made any difference either way, the financial deleveraging was going to create panic at some point.

Yes, free trade matters.

No, local trade is not better than non-local trade.

Spending how much to create how many jobs?

And finally, even if you're asking for your last cigarette you still can't smoke it indoors.