Expanders v restrainers; garlic bubbles; AJ Ayer v Mike Tyson; cash on delivery and martial ping pong: links I liked
Copenhagen round up to follow tomorrow, but in the meantime…….
A couple of Copencurtain raisers worth reading: ‘Humanity is no longer split between conservatives and liberals, reactionaries and progressives. Today the battle lines are drawn between expanders and restrainers.’ George Monbiot gets better and better (and I never thought I’d say that). HelpAge International’s Copenhagen briefing argues that older people are both a (neglected) reservoir of experience of climate change, and among the worst affected.
China’s garlic bubble. Ugh.
The rule of law, spotted by Chris Blattman
AJ Ayer and Mike Tyson fight (or at least spar) over Naomi Campbell. How I hope that this actually happened. [h/t Alex Evans]
Finally, it’s the end of the world, but hey we’ve still got youtube. 100 highlights from 2009. Still working through them, but Bruce Lee (allegedly) playing ping (with nunchucks, and winning) has to be a) up there and b) fake