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
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"