Links I liked

1. Political science, the showtune

2. Paul Krugman, the first econ blogger?

3. Did Chinese hackers shut off your power?

4. Undercover in John Hagee’s church

5. Monkey uses brainwaves to control prosthetic arm

6. An interfaith game show on Muslim TV

7. A collection of ex-combatant surveys

8. Taller Brits are smarter

9. In case you missed it, Ted Miguel celebrates economic and political progress in Africa in the latest issue of Boston Review.

Responses by Bob Bates, Ken Banks, Olu Ajakaiye , Rosamond Naylor, David Weil, Jeremy Weinstein, Smita Singh, Paul Collier, Rachel Glennerster, and finally back to Miguel.