Favorite links for ponderous things.

News:

www.economist.com
If I didn't work full-time, I would read The Economist every single week.
No other publication covers its breadth of politics, economics, science, and culture. I feel brilliant every time I read it.
...The only problem is the last time I tried that, it took me three weeks to finish. :)

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The New Yorker

The Guardian (UK)

Atlantic Monthly

ngm.nationalgeographic.com
(The magazine chiefly responsible for any academic success I had in youth is more relevant than ever.)



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Social / Charitable:

www.kiva.org
Kiva offers microloans, 77% of them to women, in 43 countries (so far). In less than three years, over 50,000 loans have been awarded.
Through contributions as tiny as $25, people all over the globe are changing their lives. A hundred-dollar donation, re-circulated, could have impact you cannot fathom.

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darfurwall.org

Sojourners

globalissues.org

Transparency International



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