Naked Capitalism on the effect of short-termism on management

Marginal Revolution on "IP feudalism" and the shrinking of the public domain

Clay Shirky on newspapers' cultural attachment to paywalls

Alphaville on the Shakespearian lessons of collateralized lending

Slate on what Europe could learn from the U.S. ditching the Articles of Confederation

Marginal Revolution on how the Roman Empire was more equal than the U.S.

The Washington Post on the history of Apple (video)

The Nation on how Sinclair's "99 percent" movement led to the modern election campaign

The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago on the cost of banking panics in an age before "too big to fail"