Here are some other interesting links:
Spencer Ackerman lays down some pragmitism on Israel
Paul Street says that oil production needs to be democratically expropriated– MRZine
Otaviano Canuto on cultural heritage and poverty reduction- World Bank
Larry Summers’ memo on pollution speaks to the current oil spills
Are environmental groups in the pocket of BP?
This animation shows where all that oil will go
Is Obama expanding secret wars?- WaPo
Is Wal-Mart U a good thing? You decide- WaPo
Jeff Madrick reviews Michael Lewis’ The Big Short– NYRB
Remember Larry Craig? Somehow the Daily Show got him to sit down for an interview.