Occasional Links 37

International Development:

1) Bono & Co’s Red campaign spends up to $100 million on marketing, while reaping only $18 million, so claims Advertising Age. A response in The Independent here. If shopping is not the solution to the world’s poverty, then maybe this is: Buy (Less). Give More.

2) Who should foot the bill on Climate Change: Rich or poor countries?

3) Radar on Reverend Billy and the Church of Stop Shopping.

Politics & Economics:

4) Twenty Myths about Markets.

5) The Post-Autistic Economics Review on the endogenous growth theory.

6) Responses to Paul Krugman on Milton Friedman.

Progressive Christianity:

7) In ages past, radical Christians sought to follow Christ in a whole-hearted and vividly countercultural way. Now, we have the new monasticism.

8) Jim Wallis thinks the Religious Right’s era is over.

9) Evangelical’s work in Africa criticized.

Others:

10) How to become vegetarian – and help save the environment – in six easy steps.