Callum Mccarthy On The London Blackout

On Wednesday Tyler Cowen raised the following points about Callum McCarthy’s Financial Times editorial on the London blackout: OK, the author is Callum McCarthy, chief energy regulator in the UK, and he presumably has a vested interest in defending the status quo. And I don’t understand his convoluted take on overcapacity and price history, as … More Callum Mccarthy On The London BlackoutMore Callum Mccarthy On The London Blackout

Jonathan Rauch: Dos And Do-nots

As with almost everything that Jonathan Rauch writes, including this recent Atlantic Monthly article on genetically modified food, this National Journal article on dos and do-nots instead of haves and have-nots is utterly insicisive and insightful. He does a nice job of summarizing research on poverty that has moved beyond the convictions of the early … More Jonathan Rauch: Dos And Do-notsMore Jonathan Rauch: Dos And Do-nots

Both Halves Of A Power Sports Couple Excelled Last Night

We were sitting here last night, watching the USA-Nigeria game in the Women’s World Cup, in which Mia Hamm played brilliantly: Mia Hamm’s team mates have come to expect big games from her. But Thursday night’s performance in the USA’s 5-0 win over Nigeria was out of the ordinary even for the world’s all-time leader … More Both Halves Of A Power Sports Couple Excelled Last NightMore Both Halves Of A Power Sports Couple Excelled Last Night