From the Archives: 1/09/2013 Edition

The New Power Map: It would be prudent for tyrants who depend on energy revenues to start planning for retirement

http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/138597/aviezer-tucker/the-new-power-map?page=show

 

How Scotch Whisky conquered the world

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-20946411#TWEET511055

 

Confirming what everyone already knew, Jeff Bezos doesn’t care about profit margins

http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2013-01-08/amazons-jeff-bezos-doesnt-care-about-profit-margins

 

A plan to cut Social Security and Medicare that everyone can love

http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2013/01/a-plan-to-cut-social-security-and-medicare-that-even-liberals-can-love/266946/?single_page=true

 

The Existential threat to the Euro is Mass Unemployment

http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/finance/ambroseevans-pritchard/100022145/comrade-barroso-the-existential-threat-to-the-euro-is-mass-unemployment/

 

Q and A with former US Commander Gen. Stanley McChrystal

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/09/world/asia/q-and-a-with-gen-stanley-mcchrystal.html?pagewanted=all

 

The Economics of Web Cartoons

http://www.economist.com/news/christmas-specials/21568586-internet-has-unleashed-burst-cartooning-creativity-triumph-nerds

 

The 2nd Nuclear Age

http://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/facing-up-to-the-new-nuclear-club-by-paul-bracken

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