Links to Great Articles

Yves Smith on the macro effects of oversized Wall Street pay.

I normally don’t love Paul Krugman, despite his Nobel Prize, since he is too strident and preachy and predictable, but this take on what really separates Right from Left in America is pretty interesting.

John Mearsheimer on American foreign policy and realpolitik.

John Cassidy on whether Wall Street adds value to society. Hint: it doesn’t. This is from the New Yorker, so it won’t be available online forever.

Law professor David Beatty compares American constitutional jurisprudence to how they do it in other countries. I’m no expert, but I found it fascinating.

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2 responses to “Links to Great Articles

  1. Thanks for the links, Thoughtbasket; I’m working my way through this variety o’ articles!

  2. The Beatty article is interesting, but it only is about perceptions. I think the perceptions are flawed, but they are understandable were one to look into our system from the outside. That should give Americans pause to think carefully before rendering judgment upon the legal system of Italy for instance.

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