Links I liked

1. Does the Obama campaign exact retribution for the news it doesn’t like?

2. What’s your Chinese name?

3. The trouble with leaving Pakistan

4. Do lower AIDS drugs equal less research?

5. New technologies and high prices are leading to more crop production, even in arid places. In five years, are we going to see a ‘food price crisis’ in the opposite direction?

6. The new Google Africa blog. And Google jobs in Africa. (via Scarlett Lion)

7. Is Dubya Batman?

8. More universities should behave like Berea College