Smart Links 06 June 2012
Commentary on 32 innovations, why the panic bond trade is underway, heading back downtown, touching up Tiananmen and Canadian inequality.
A great list of potential innovations that could make your life better.
New York Times – 32 Innovations That Will Change Your Tomorrow
The electric light was a failure.
It’s a cruel, cruel world.
Economist -- A big hairball of risk
PERHAPS the most disconcerting aspect of the world’s current flight to safety is the lack of a single overriding threat to justify it.
Atlantic Cities -- The Death and Life of Downtown Shopping Districts
After years of neglect, decline, and abandonment, downtowns across the United States are poised to come back—and not just as redoubts for hipsters, artisanal food, indie music, and trendy boutiques, but as major shopping destinations.
Washington Post -- Still seeking justice for the Tiananmen massacre
Ya Weilin, 73, hanged himself in an empty parking lot in Beijing on May 25.
The rise of inequality in Canada.
Globe and Mail -- Who are the richest 1 per cent in Canada? They’re not just CEOs
For all the hue and cry over Canada’s richest 1 per cent, little is known about just who they are.
Pdf below – Canadian Inequality
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