Picks of the Week

“It’s pretty well understood amongst the crew who’s in charge,” …[Kuchta] said.

“How do they know that?” a Coast Guard investigator asked.

“I guess, I don’t know [...] But it’s pretty well — everyone knows.”

– Captain Curt R. Kuchta of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig

The weekly linkage is back! Which I guess means the blog is finally back up and running.

  • New York Times: On the Gulf oil spill. This article runs down the litany of corruption and incompetence that led to the disaster in the Mexican Gulf. Unbelievable stuff. Also, Frank Rich had a great column yesterday on Obama’s reliance on expert opinion and failure to assert control over the oil business.
  • New York Review of Books: Peter Beinart – “The Failure of the American Jewish Establishment”. The US response to the week’s depressing developments in the Eastern Mediterranean is framed by this even-headed examination of attitudes to Zionism amongst the younger generations of American Jews.
  • P1: Interviews med Chris Ware, Thomas Thorhauge, Signe Parkins og Dennis Gade Kofod. Skønlitteratur på P1 stiller skarpt på den litterære udvikling indenfor tegneserien. Et glimrende interview med Ware, et provokerende med Thorhauge og et informativt med Parkins.
  • 0 Responses to “Picks of the Week”


    Comments are currently closed.