Sunday, June 05, 2011

Links ...

  1. Academic Destinations. A collection of articles, pics, personal narratives, infographics on quite a few (non-US) countries. While India merits just a brief sketch, Germany gets a much more extensive coverage.

  2. Jane Brody in NYTimes: A good night's sleep isn't luxury -- It's a necessity.

  3. Andrew Gelman on The "cushy life" of a University of Illinois (@Chicago) sociology professor

  4. Johann Hari in The Independent: It's not just Dominique Strauss-Kahn. The IMF itself should be on trial: "Imagine a prominent figure was charged, not with raping a hotel maid, but with starving her, and her family, to death."