Read — 2013/04/22
Today’s selection of articles includes:
- “The Week Ahead: April 19th 2013” (The Economist). From The Economist: “London hosts a marathon, the trial of Alexei Navalny begins, Paraguay holds elections and an elephant bird egg goes to auction”.
- “Young China Hands“, by G.E. (The Economist). The article finds M Schwarzman’s goal for his scholarship: “in 30 years’ time, the president of the United States will have been on a Schwarzman to Tsinghua, instead of a Rhodes to Oxford”.
- “Chechnya and the Bombs in Boston“, by J.Y. (The Economist). “‘[L]osers’ who didn’t know what to make of themselves in America and…’hating everyone who did'”.
- “Orbital in Orbit“, by T.C. (The Economist). A second privately run space company sends a rocket into orbit.
- “G.O.P. Lawmakers Push to Have Boston Suspect Questioned as Enemy Combatant“, by Charlie Savage (NY Times).
- “In Europe, Paid Permits for Pollution Are Fizzling“, by Stanley Reed & Mark Scott (NY Times). Markets for carbon emissions permits freeze up.
- “Cancer Centers Racing to Map Patients’ Genes“, by Anemona Hartocollis (NY Times). The cost, benefit, and race of precision medicine.