Selected Reading (22/07/09)

July 22, 2009 at 7:21 am | Posted in Misc. | Leave a comment
  • In Nigeria, Eamon Kircher Allen finds some of the folks behind those internet email scams.
  • Simon Jenkins objects to the panic over swine flu.
  • Johann Hari defends Sasha Baron Cohen’s new cinematic creation, Bruno.
  • In Vanity Fair, Christopher Hitchens savages Gordon Brown & the Labour Party.
  • Is North Korea helping Burma to go nuclear?
  • Robert Manning considers the prospect of deglobalisation.
  • Spencer Ackerman finds Daniel Pipes – one of Melanie Phillips’ favourite ‘journalists’ – accusing the Obama administration of taking its orders from the Palestinians.
  • Ezra Klein on the Obama administration’s strategy to get a deal on health care.
  • Noah Efron on the recent riots in Israel.
  • And The Onion gets ‘sold’ to the Chinese.
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