Assorted Links (12/1/2009)

Here’s a list of articles that I have been reading today (organized by topic):

Financial Crisis

  • Systemic Risk and Fannie Mae

“The education of Joe Stiglitz and Peter Orszag.”

Foreign Policy

  • The Arabs Have Stopped Applauding Obama, by Fouad Ajami 

 “A foreign policy of penance has won America no friends.”

Law and Economics

“Arlen Specter would make it easier for terrorists to sue.”

Science and Public Policy

“Climate change researchers must believe in the reality of global warming just as a priest must believe in the existence of God. ”

  • The Climate Science Isn’t Settled, by Richard Lindzen

“Confident predictions of catastrophe are unwarranted.”

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