Tuesday, 17 August 2010


Monday August 16th 2010
Hello America
China's economy overtakes Japan's in real terms

Afghanistan: The burger king
General Petraeus announces a reprieve for fast food

British education: Grade inflation
The exam results posted by Bagehot's alma mater suggest that the tests are getting easier

American politics: Not his father's son
Rand Paul declares himself to be a conservative rather than a libertarian

Eastern Europe: Woodsmoke and seaweed
The Eastern approaches blog suggests some summer reading

Language: Of benders and bagels
Traps laid by the English language for the unwary

British politics: Classy
The appointment of a former Labour minister to think about social mobility is politically cunning

Online debate: Regulating pay
Is bosses' pay none of the government's business? Vote and comment today

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