Friday 17 Aug 2018 | 15:28 | SYDNEY
Friday 17 Aug 2018 | 15:28 | SYDNEY

Thursday linkage


Sam Roggeveen


15 October 2009 10:55

  • South Korea is building itself a more than respectable navy.
  • Reductio ad absurdum of the American declinism thesis: Russian professor predicts end of US by 2010.
  • India's people's car, the Tata Nano, launched with much fanfare last year, is a huge hit.
  • Gripping narrated slideshow offering a soldier's level view of the war in Afghanistan. (H/t Danger Room.)
  • PBS' Paul Solman is a very gifted journalist. His segments on the NewsHour (which Australians can watch on SBS) offer whimsical and informative explanations of economics to non-economists. There are lots of clips on YouTube, but here's a recent one in which he explains the workings of America's federal reserve.