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Friday’s Reading List

By Taylor Marvin

Caravaggio, St. Jerome, 1606.

Caravaggio, "St. Jerome", 1606.

Sorry for no posts this week, finals got in the way. The best of the week:

Libyan civilians hold on to a deadly legacy.

My Year of Flops reviews the Atlas Shrugged movie.

SWAT raids, stun guns, and pepper spray: Why the government is ramping up the use of force.

Rick Perry’s anti-gay Iowa ad divides his top staff (via David Weigel).

Adbusters’ Israel-bashing conspiracy theories. This doesn’t delegitimize OWS, but it’s worth keeping in mind.

The tyranny of meritocracy.

Women and the corridors of power: New evidence.

Newt Gingrich’s dangerous, self-aggrandizing foreign policy.

Half-Baked Treaty Deal Could Lead to Collapse of Euro Zone.

The brutal logic of climate change mitigation (via Erik Loomis).

Florence + The Machine – What the Water Gave Me.

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