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Thursday linkage

By

Sam Roggeveen

@SamRoggeveen

2 June 2011 10:52

  • Dan Drezner unveils the Merkel Algorithm, which bears more than a passing resemblance to Kevin Rudd's prime ministerial playbook.
  • Salon takes a hatchet to Niall Ferguson. A sample: '...in an era when the conservative movement is symbolized by lightweights like Glenn Beck, Ann Coulter and Jonah Goldberg, rather than William F. Buckley Jr., George Will and Irving Kristol, even Niall Ferguson can be mistaken for an intellectual.'
  • In Wednesday's Linkage we introduced you to the online currency Bitcoin. Here's a short explanation from the Libertarian magazine Reason: