Counterparties

By Nick Rizzo
August 23, 2011

Among television news outfits, the UK’s Sky News and its correspondent Alex Crawford absolutely owned the arrival of Libyan rebels in Tripoli over the weekend. Here’s how they did it. Speaking of a scramble in Libya, oil companies from nearly every major country are about to start fighting for a share of Libya’s new oil production deals.

Can Venture Capitalists time the market?

Canadian opposition leader Jack Layton has died of cancer, only a few months after leading his New Democratic Party out of the minor party political wilderness and into second place.

Malcolm Gladwell writes about the NBA lockout. I agree with him that former Red Sox owner Tom Yawkey was a racist, and that the NBA owners are not generally a sympathetic lot. I disagree with almost every other word in his piece.

American craft beers like Brooklyn Brewery and Goose Island are the hot new trend in the British beverage industry, the Guardian reports.

Behold, the Meta-Pizza, a pizza made of pizza-flavored snacks.

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