My media week 09/11/08

 

John Kay’s latest article begins: ”We seek regulators more competent than their private sector counterparts, we ask them to review not just procedure but also strategy, we expect the taxpayer to take financial responsibility for their failures. There is a name for that policy. It is nationalisation.” Go here.

 

Big Primes, Small Numbers, Sarah Palin and the Financial Crisis. John Allen Paulos takes a look at the maths behind some recent news stories. Go here.

 

The Scotsman has an article about aphorisms. Go here.

 

The left-leaning website FAIR had a programme this week looking at Obama’s mandate and an interview with Billy Bragg. Go here.

 

In Our Time had an excellent programe about Aristotle’s Politcs – a two and a half thousand year old collection of notes that have cast a very long shadow in political philosophy. Go here.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: