Smart Links 28 July 2012
Commentary on the Greenland ice melt, wealth and consumption, having it all (not!), Mitt’s bad day, and who gets what.
It’s hot in here. (ed’s note – it happened before in 1889).
National Geographic -- "Shocking" Greenland Ice Melt: Global Warming or Just Heat Wave?
After just a few days of intense melting this month, nearly the entire of the surface of Greenland's massive ice sheet had turned to slush, NASA images show—the fastest thaw rate since satellites began keeping score 30 years ago.
It’s getting better all the time. The stuff you accumulate as you get richer.
Financial Times -- The world is better off: from fridges to mobiles in EM countries
Consumer and business confidence in Europe and the US is down.
It’s not about juggling everything it is about public and private policy that values inclusion.
Globalist -- America's Mommy Wars: A Transatlantic Perspective
For Marissa Mayer, the newly appointed CEO of Yahoo! and a mother-to-be, and Anne-Marie Slaughter, the former Director of Policy Planning at the U.S. State Department and a mother of two, the big issue is "Can women have it all?"
Atlantic -- Why Women Still Can’t Have It All
It’s time to stop fooling ourselves, says a woman who left a position of power: the women who have managed to be both mothers and top professionals are superhuman, rich, or self-employed. If we truly believe in equal opportunity for all women, here’s what has to change.
When you are visiting somewhere don’t slam your hosts as being incompetent and don’t forget the name of the person you are visiting.
Guardian -- Mitt Romney visits London while stumbling on almost every front
The Obama campaign could scarcely have thought of a better outcome for Mitt Romney's first UK visit as presumptive nominee.
Hey, we just want our cut.
Globe and Mail -- Leave Alberta out of B.C.’s pipeline demands: Redford
Alberta Premier Alison Redford says when it comes to the controversial Northern Gateway pipeline proposal she has nothing to talk about with British Columbia’s Premier Christy Clark.
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