- University of Canterbury economist Eric Crampton on government splashing on stadiums and events

- Noel Pearson calls for a new paradigm on closing the gap between indigenous and non-indigenous Australians, based on equality of all 

- The minimum wage is hurting the worst off… in Britain too

- Australia’s pointless carbon experiment: the question, asks Anthony Watts, is how long will this last, and how long will the public tolerate these two kissy faced politicians?

- Complaints choirs around the world – seriously

- Slovakia fetches the Eurocrats a delicious slap across the chops, but the bailouts will go ahead regardless – Hannan

- George Will slams Elizabeth Warren’s claim that the government should take a chunk of entrepreneurs’ profits

- 20% of the world’s 6.9 billion people speak English to some extent

- Does the US economy need a little inflation?  A former chief economist at the
International Monetary Fund says yes, a former Treasury official under
President George W. Bush says no

- Private health insurance increases 400% in Sweden

- Anarchists for good government: interesting perspectives on the Wall Street protests


    • Magician, and H.L. Mencken Research Fellow, Penn Jillette on Capitalism, Magic and Morality