Christ, I'm busy...
As such, things put here to remind me to read them later:
"Is there anything left to argue about in economics? Anything interesting, to be more precise, or important?"
"A couple of days spent clicking around the economics blogosphere last week gave me the feeling of walking through a maze of corridors, as in a dream, academic passageways giving way suddenly to corporate swank and back again to think-tank threadbare."
Are Today's Authoritarian Leaders Doomed to be Indicted When They Leave Office? The Russian and Other Post-Soviet Cases
"'peak oil' doom-and-gloom fantasists are talking a load of nonsense"
Carnival of Revolutions
More, possibly, to come, if I can find a spare few minutes.