Just What Are the Risks That Alarm Ken Rogoff?
Liveblogging World War II: April 27, 1945: Execution of Mussolini

Comment of the Day: Cosma Shalizi: "I was struck both by Maynard's point and NBarnes's when reading the original...

...If the whole system is as described, then counseling isolated moral heroism is simply reconciling oneself to the victory of the asshole factory. The obvious sane response is instead collective action to change the system. But I am not sure the system is as described.

(I passing, I will gently suggest that if our host has to distinguish mere 'must reads' from 'must-must reads', that is a sign that 'must read' has been devalued from over-use, and should be throttled back.)"