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“We Shall be Winnowed by So Rough a Wind…”

Paul Krugman on the global food crisis: World food prices hit a record in January, driven by huge increases in the prices of wheat, corn, sugar and oils. These soaring prices have had only a modest effect on U.S. inflation, … Continue reading

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Great floods, simple sources

William Shakespeare: Great floods have flown from simple sources. Jeff Masters: The year 2010 was one the worst years in world history for high-impact floods. But just three weeks into the new year, 2011 has already had an entire year’s … Continue reading

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