These are my links for February 25th through February 27th:
- 362 – Greek To Me: Mapping Mutual Incomprehension « Strange Maps – An interesting mapping of which languages are the quintessential index of gobbledygook in other languages. Interestingly, no one seems to think of English as being beyond comprehension. Hat tip to arabist.net
- Guest Op-Ed: Israelis Misused Weapons in Gaza to Target Civilians – More details (as if we needed them) of how evil Israel is
- 10,000 Days – Hosni Mubarak has been ruling Egypt for 10,000 Days
- Julian Glover: A collapsing carbon market makes mega-pollution cheap | Comment is free | The Guardian – Why carbon trading systems don't work (thanks to The Oil Drum)
- Tangible Common Equity for Beginners « The Baseline Scenario – Confused about all this "preferred" versus "common" stock stuff with Citigroup? This article does a pretty good job of explaining it. Thanks to Andrew Leonard at HTWW for the link.
- Traffic Week: On Automotive Darwinism « – The Arab Media Shack is posting a series of articles about traffic in Cairo (one of my favorite subjects). I don't agree completely with this one, but it has some interesting points. Be sure to read the comments (not just mine).
- ei: New Orleans intifada – "New Orleans' immigrant communities are often ignored or under-represented. But through grassroots organizing, legal action and political lobbying, Asian and Latino organizations in the city have won some important victories. Activists from New Orleans' Arab population — which is largely Palestinian — have expressed hope that they can follow these examples."
- Lessons in Geography (Dennis Ross Edition) – Apparently Egyptians aren't the only ones who can't seem to figure out which continent they're on.
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