Saturday, October 25, 2008

Saturday Morning (Journalism) Quarterback

The top five stories worth reading from this past week in worth-reading stories:

Who says Americans wont ride mass transit?

This week in financial meltdown, Alternet looks at the human toll of the economic crisis. McClatchy reports the credit squeeze has finally hit student loans, and the Kos has a great essay on the history of global markets. The Washington Post says we've forgotten everything Keynes taught us. Slate takes a look at how the financial collapse killed libertarianism.

The Boston Review asks, what role does identity play in our politics and our lives?

The Nation has a great panel discussion on the damage done to the judiciary the past eight years.

Finally this week, is reading at risk?


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