Articles of note

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4 Jul 2010

Inequality in America, the Nation. Roundtable debate including Dean Baker, Jeff Madrick and Robert Reich.

Many poisoned rivers, Literary Review, by Jonathan Mirsky. Review of When a billion Chinese jump by Jonathan Watts. More on China as a “green peril”.

Decelerating decarbonization of the global economy, Roger Pielke Jr’s blog. An official Dutch study shows that global carbon emissions are not falling despite the recession in the developed world.

Money can buy one form of happiness, massive global study concludes, Washington Post, by Rob Stein. Another article assuming that happiness should be the over-riding priority for humanity.

Liberté, égalité … austérité? Sarkozy clamps down on French ministers’ perks, Guardian, by Kim Willsher.