<html> <head><style type ="text/css">body { font-family: "Bloomberg Prop Unicode I", Verdana, sans-serif; font-size:125%; letter-spacing: -0.3pt; color: #FF9F0F; background-color: #000000; text-align: left; } p {line-height: 1.25em; max-width:900px; width:expression(document.body.clientWidth > 900? "900px": "auto" );} h1, h2, h3 { text-align: left; font-weight: normal; color: #FFFFFF; } h1 { font-size: 130%; } h2 { font-size: 115%; } h3 { font-size: 100%; } #bb-style { font-size: 90%; max-width:900px; width:expression(document.body.clientWidth > 900? "900px": "auto" ); } b, strong { font-weight: bold; } i, em { color: #FEC54A; } pre { font-family: "Andale Mono", "Monaco", "Lucida Console"; letter-spacing: -0.3pt; line-height: 1.25em; } table { border: 0; font-size: 90%; width: 100%; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; } td, tr { text-align: left; } td.numeric { text-align: right; } a:link { color:#53B2F5; text-decoration: none; } a:visited {color:#53B2F5} a:active {color:#53B2F5} a:hover {color:#53B2F5} </style> </head> <body> <p>By Kirsten Salyer</p> <p>Free Exchange on <a href="http://www.economist.com/blogs/freeexchange/2012/02/industrial-policy?fsrc=gn_ep">the return of support for U.S. manufacturing<br></a> Kevin Drum on <a href="http://motherjones.com/kevin-drum/2012/02/making-patent-system-work-better">making the patent system work better<br></a> Marginal Revolution on <a href="http://marginalrevolution.com/marginalrevolution/2012/02/the-incentive-effects-of-marginal-tax-rates.html">the effects of marginal tax rates in the interwar era<br></a>Paul Krugman on <a href="http://krugman.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/02/21/partying-like-its-1934/">the Very Serious Person's solution to lack of demand</a><br> The Telegraph on <a href="http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/finance/jeremywarner/100015182/bretton-woods-uncovered-a-scoop-of-sorts/">a recently uncovered Bretton Woods transcript </a><br> History News Network on <a href="http://hnn.us/articles/how-think-about-corporate-personhood-part-ii">the corporate personhood debate</a></p> </body> </html>