Selected reading (24/06/09)

June 24, 2009 at 7:16 pm | Posted in Misc. | Leave a comment
  • Johann Hari reports on the idigenous Amazonians who’re fighting for their – and our – futures.
  • Anna Bawden describes the problems facing the probation service.
  • Agnes Poirier thinks France’s debate about the Burkha couldn’t happen in Britain.
  • Daniel Larison worries about Obama’s increasingly ‘tough’ stance on Iran.
  • As does Steve Clemons.
  • Reihan Salam wonders whether he’s becoming a neo-con
  • It’s a couple of days old, but this Paul Krugman piece on the real climate change ‘fantasists’ is a smart take on the economics of environmentalism.
  • Brandon Keim points to research which suggests that respecting the cultural (not genetic) diversity of whales is key to saving them.
  • And Jezebel critiques the British media’s handling of a ‘brazen bigamist’

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