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Worth Reading 100: Under the command of Lucius Vorenus

And after a few years of link collection, we get to the first major milestone: Marches of Folly – Paul Krugman on how groupthink helped make the case for war in Iraq, and is doing the same for austerity. How We Learned to…

Worth Reading 99: If you liked it, then you should have stuck a flake in it

There’s either been not enough or too many things being written on the internet recently, but here’s some of the more recent ones I’d recommend taking a look at. The Shame of Selling Yourself – Stuart Millard on the hard tasks faced by…

Worth Reading 47: Nothing to do with Star Trek

A Rocket To Nowhere – Setting out the case that the Space Shuttle programme has been a wasted opportunity. (via) In the depths of some men’s minds – The Gaping Silence on some of the causes of the Norwegian mass-murder. Western culture still…

Worth reading 45: And how many revolutions will you start this minute?

@petehague’s piece on This Week’s Pod Delusion – Jennie Rigg on the concept of Schrodinger’s Rapist (which was a term I hadn’t heard of before her post) and what’s rational behaviour for women. My encounter with the News of the World – When…

Savage City by Sophia McDougall (2011 book #24)

This is the final book in the Romanitas trilogy – the first two of which I read last year and wrote about here – though it’s worth noting that the first two books have been reissued by a new publisher in advance of…

Worth Reading 24: Still a better channel than ITV News

Yes, we still have links, even if we don’t have much other content: The Battle for the No Campaign and a Prime Minister in Peril – Interesting WSJ piece on the AV referendum. I’d question some of the assumptions in it, but worth…

Romanitas and Rome Burning

These aren’t New Year resolutions – look at the date, this post is on December 30th – but I’ve decided that I need to post more here and also to get back in the habit of reading more books, as I’ve got out…

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