Selected Reading (20/08/09)

August 20, 2009 at 10:44 pm | Posted in Misc. | Leave a comment


  • The image above is borrowed from Global Health Magazine, and I don’t suppose any further comment is required. (Via)
  • Rahila Gupta on Britain’s immigration laws.
  • Larry Elliott calls Tory economic policy an ‘incoherent mishmash of ideas designed by focus group’
  • Stephen Walt critiques the assertion that Aghanistan is a ‘war of necessity‘.
  • E.J. Dionne has an excellent column on the far-right hysteria surrounding Barack Obama.
  • Meanwhile, Joe Klein argues that the GOP has become a party of nihilists.
  • Epiphenom looks at the idea of religion as a civilising force.
  • And Eric Michael Johnson explains why chimpanzees make bad suicide bombers.

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