By Felix Salmon
November 13, 2009

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Craig Brown channels Gladwell — VF

James Meek meets President Obama in Arlington — NYDN

Thanksgiving feast, circa 1881 — NYT

A gorgeous power-of-ten visualization — Utah

Lou Dobbs, in verse — Newsweek

One advantage of citizenship over a green card: authorities can’t threaten you with deportation to get a plea bargain — WSJ

Those Apple-to-buy-Nintendo rumblings are back! — Deal

ISDA’s attempt to fire back at Dodd is a damp squib. Expect no substantive opposition from this front — ISDA

How Providence, R.I. got rid of a freeway and gained valuable real estate — NYT


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Adler’s “padded box” is more suited to those who think opening borders to all compass points will improve a nation.

Posted by Mike | Report as abusive

With respect to Providence, the story states that they are spending $610m to move the highway. As a result, it will create “valuable” parcels worth $60m.

It is any wonder why Rhode Island is nearly bankrupt?

Posted by Brad Ford | Report as abusive