A Link to the Past 12/11/2013
(Photo: Casey Marshall)
Here are my favourite articles over the past month.
Chris Auld: 18 signs you’re reading a bad criticism of economics
Kyle Hill (Scientific American): Squirtle, I (Should) Choose You! Settling a Great Pokémon Debate with Science
Dan Hodges (Telegraph): The rule of law is what separates us from our enemies. There can be no leniency for Marine A
Alex Massie (Spectator): Peter Hitchens is wrong (on the Internet!). There really is a war on drugs
Robert P. Murphy (Consulting by RPM): Krugman: Whether Potential GDP is Up, Down, or Sideways, It’s more Evidence that I’m Right
Fraser Nelson (Telegraph): Nick Clegg is rejecting liberalism just as the Conservatives are embracing it
Brendan O’Neill (spiked): The fight for freedom of speech starts here
Dick Puddlecote: New study finds No Evidence for Plain Packaging
Hugo Rifkind (Spectator): Yes, I’m apathetic about politics. But isn’t Russell Brand?
Christopher Snowdon (spiked): The disease of public health
Christopher Snowdon (Velvet Glove, Iron Fist): More drivel from the University of Bath
David Thompson: A Dull Hum of Distant Agony
Tim Worstall: Goddam it Polly!
I should take the time to invite all those that can come to a public debate on the monarchy at the University of Bath between Graham Smith of Republic and North East Somerset MP Jacob Rees-Mogg. It is being held by the University of Bath Debating Society, and starts at 6:30pm in Room 1.12 of the Chancellor’s Building.
Here is my tweet of the month:
Unfortunately, I couldn’t choose between two videos, so I’m going to put both of them. First, the trailer for X-Men: Days of Future Past:
Secondly, an acapella version of the Final Fantasy VII Victory Fanfare: