Monday, July 13, 2009

Recommended Readings for July 13

Larry Summers is apparently getting tired of stories like this and did an interview with his former employer

Felix Salmon and Brad DeLong go at it about the effectiveness of the stimulus and if there should be a thrid

Drake Bennett profiles some up-and-coming conservative thinkers including one of my favorite bloggers, Megan McArdle. Sadly, no Palin.

Who says the House isn't bipartisan? All those criticizing the 60 vote threshold should realize while it may slow down the bill-making process, it has the potential to stop stupid things that come out of the House like the pork fest linked and the AIG bonus caps from a few months ago.

New tax brackets for the rich? (h/t David Leonhardt at Economix)

Productivity and the crisis

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