Worth pointing out (worth pointing it out repeatedly in fact). That Greenspan was wrong does not make Keynes correct. In fact, that any specific economist or regulator was wrong does not make Keynes correct.
A peek into the economics of newspapers. The news has always been free, it's the delivery mechanism that wasn't.
It would appear that the BBC is following the government in paying those who would seek to influence it.
Depressing news: those government efficiency drives seem to spend more money than they save.
The aristocracy of pull is always there, Governor Blagojevich was just a little more open about it it.
This probably isn't the biggest problem that we face. Species that was expanding its range no longer is.
And finally, European Commissioner limericks!