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Monday linkage

By

Sam Roggeveen

@SamRoggeveen

22 September 2008 12:05

  • A NY Times reporter goes back to Iraq after two years: 'To return now is to be jarred in the oddest way possible: by the normal, by the pleasant, even by hope.'
  • Asian models: the new face of high fashion.
  • Gallows humour: the financial crisis is already producing it's share of jokes.
  • China's baby formula scandal is instructive: not only does it hint at the rise of consumer power, but it also reflects changing social mores about breast feeding.
  • Chevrolet has launched its electric car. But it still has to recharge its battery from the grid, right? So is this really an environmental advance? Yes.