Iceland is about to pass a measure that will make it an offshore haven for journalists. This new law will protect whistle-blowers and sources even more.
A new article in the NYT’s series The Reckoning is up. It’s Henry Cisneros’ story about how things started to go wrong in the housing market during the Clinton years.
Does Goldman Sachs wield too much influence at the govt? Paulson has hired a lot of former GS bankers since he himself is one.
Billionaire Nathan Myhrvold is still best knows as the ex CTO for Microsoft. He wrote three great guest posts for a Freakonomics (one, two, three), NY Times blog. The photos themselves are worth a click. They are all taken by Myhrvold himself. (via kottke)