For you KP readers who don’t eat, sleep and breathe electricity policy, this new blog called Adam Smith Lives! might be more to your taste. Written by Sandra Peart, a historian of economic thought, it is a good read that puts a lot of great shape and nuance on the history of economic ideas. She’s got some thoughtful and engaging post-Katrina posts about sympathy and its expression in human action and in economic writing and theory. A must read site.