Big Think’s Five Sunday Reads
Pour another coffee and cuddle up with some material to round out your weekend.
Niall Ferguson tells us the truth about financial deregulation, in case you thought it was totally for blame for our current straits.
Taking Richard Florida to task, Joel Kotkin says what American cities need is an economically solid middle class, not a high-earning creative class that flits from cool place to cool place.
Do we draw a bit too much from Paolo Friere’s Pedagogy of the Oppressed in all the urban savior teacher-ed programs?
Jeff Sachs, Esther Duflo, Geoffrey Canada, Naomi Klein, Malcolm Gladwell and David Remnick speak at the New Yorker Summit 2009.
The unanswered questions about Obama’s vision for health care in America get their due at Salon.