wednesday reading list

“One man alone can be pretty dumb sometimes, but for real bona fide stupidity, there ain’t nothin’ can beat teamwork.”

~ Edward Abbey

The Atlantic Wire gives Time magazine some well-deserved grief for adding to the body of work on the “me” generation with a baby-boomer brunch talk piece (paywall) on Generation X.

Reminding us why balance of power exists, Argentine courts have declared that the government cannot prevent people from publishing/knowing the actual rate of inflation in the country by only permitting the dispersal of official statistics.

Spending millions of dollars against the much wealthier Saudis on a proxy war, the Syrian Civil War is becoming Iran’s Vietnam.

Stephen Pearlstein of the Washington Post argues that, although it has suffered damages to its reputation in recent months, austerity is necessary for reform.

Forget illegal immigrants, smart machines are our future job-stealers and this time they’ll be taking the ones that we want to do.

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