Smart Links 13 June 2012
Commentary on the mistaken belief that bonds are safe, problem with economics, as unions decline inequality deepens, Cameron moves away from Europe, more confusion in India, education revolution in Britain, and the LA Kings win the cup.
Sell bonds, buy equities.
Financial Times -- Bond buyers should be mindful of history
Equities entail less risk than ‘haven’ investments.
Stumbling and Mumbling -- What's wrong with economics?
My defence of economics has posed the question: what, then, is wrong with economics?
The problem with declining union power. (ed’s note – one view anyway)
The New Yorker -- America’s Class War
Barney Frank and Ed Rendell are right.
David Cameron and the decision to back away from Europe.
Financial Times -- Cameron bids Europe a Churchillian goodbye
The wheel is turning full circle.
Economist -- India's slowdown
Stopping the spiral.
A little less emphasis on self-esteem.
Independent -- At last! In Michael Gove, we have an Education Secretary who believes in Education
Over decades, our state education has been systematically dismantled.
Some redemption for Vancouver but now there is one less team that has never won (there are twelve) and one less that has not won in over 40 years (Maple Leafs, Blues, Sabres ) …
Globe and Mail -- Kings win Stanley Cup
Nineteen years ago, or the only other time they were close to winning a Stanley Cup, the Los Angeles Kings were undone by a legendary penalty - to Marty McSorley, for using an illegal stick.
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