links for 2010-10-26
By the age of 18, the average TV viewer has seen businessmen and businesswomen attempt more than 10,000 murders and countless lesser offenses ranging, from extortion and bribery to kidnapping and dumping of toxic waste, according to a survey by the Media Institute, a Washington-based group that studies media and business.
"The new UK government – a paragon of 'small government and fiscal austerity'? Only when compared to even more profligate governments elsewhere, but certainly not on its own merits. Krugman really doesn't have all that much reason to worry – unfortunately."