Daily Archives: May 15, 2011

IMF head faces attempted rape charge. Robin Harding, Alan Beattie, Peggy Hollinger, FT. Inexplicable.

The very rich really are different. Roberton Williams, TaxVox. If your income is in the hundreds of millions a year, expect to be taxed at a lower rate. See also: Rich and sort of rich. Andrew Ross Sorkin, NYT. Where did that $250,000 threshold come from?

Mitch Daniels on how libertarians can govern. Jonathan Rauch, The Browser. From July last year, in case you missed it, Daniels recommends some books.

Clive Crook’s blog

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I have been the FT's Washington columnist since April 2007. I moved from Britain to the US in 2005 to write for the Atlantic Monthly and the National Journal after 20 years working at the Economist, most recently as deputy editor. I write mainly about the intersection of politics and economics.

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