Good morning! Back in Oslo and hard at work. Some quick links for you:
Fantastic video by Talking Points Memo comparing McCain's promises of a clean campaign to the unbelievable sludge we've been seeing. The soundtrack is the limbo song "How Low Can You Go".
This American Life has had two interesting broadcasts on what is causing the financial crisis. The second one is called "Another Frightening Show About the Economy".
Another autobiographical essay by Paul Krugman: "Incidents From My Career".
John Cleese on
Btw, I'm sorry if my blog is too US-centric these days. It's just hard to focus on other stuff in here when all the blogs & newspapers I read are in hyperdrive covering the presidential campaigns. I am reading and thinking about other things, but they aren't as topical. Maybe I'll try to write more about them later in the month.