Friday Links

By | February 4, 2011

1. Why is Hosni Mubarak clinging to power? Maybe because the life of an exiled dictator isn’t what it used to be – FP

2. Ms Merkel: Eurozone nations would have to agree on retirement age, tax and spending rules – Guardian

3. German companies great and small are making the most of globalisation. Their success owes more to judgment than to luck – The Economist

4. “If Marx were alive today he would be 193 years old. Keynes would be 128. Discussions of what they would think today implicitly assume that they would have retained the intellect of their prime and adjusted their thinking to later events. How can anyone know how they would have done this?” – FT

5. “Explore museums from around the world, discover and view hundreds of artworks at incredible zoom levels, and even create and share your own collection of masterpieces.” – Brought to you by Google

6. The Oscar Curse (or, Why It Stinks to Be a Successful Woman) – Economix

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