15 April 2014

Haiku of the Day

More significant / than any number supply’d: / soldiers marching feet.

Quote of the Day:

. “Opposing one species of superstition to another, set them a-quarrelling; while we ourselves, during their fury and contention, happily make our escape into the calm, though obscure, regions of philosophy.” –David Hume, The Natural History of Religion (1757)

Links of the Day:

Ukrainian troops move to suppress separatists (New York Times)

Mohammed El-Erian on the constraints facing the ECB, and the possibility of a European QE

An interesting post on the critical realist approach to social science

Ian Bremmer at Reuters on the entry of Chinese companies into US equity markets

A column from VoxEU on how fiscal policy works in mitigating income inequality

The IMF takes aim at income inequality (New York Times)

 

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