"If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality." --Bishop Desmond Tutu

Monday, October 13, 2008

BREAKING: Paul Krugman wins Nobel Prize!

Congratulations to Paul Krugman, Princeton professor of economics for his shiny new Nobel Prize in Economics. The NY Times has the story. Krugman, a blogger and columnist for the Times, won for

“What are the effects of free trade and globalization? What are the driving forces behind worldwide urbanization? Paul Krugman has formulated a new theory to answer these questions,” the academy said in its citation.

“He has thereby integrated the previously disparate research fields of international trade and economic geography,” it said.

Congratulations Professor K!

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