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Quick links - History Repeats Itself edition

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Some things that I’ve been meaning to write about, but short on time[*]…1) A heavily fancied South Africa bombs out during the knock-out stages of the Cricke...

Guess who has tickets to watch The National?

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That would be me.Campo Pequeno, Lisbon. May 24.<iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="349" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/JUhpzyun8SE" titl...

Free will in a world of Mad Men

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Mark Thoma links to a study discussing the limits — or "origins" might be more correct — of free will. I'll just highlight the snippet on implica...

What’s wrong with this paragraph?

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From The Economist:<blockquote>Of the nuclear plants that provide about a third of Japan’s electricity (see chart), Fukushima Dai-ichi is not the first...