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Bob Marley’s impact on the music world

Last May, on the anniversary of Bob Marley’s death, NPR’s Tom Cole reported on the reggae star’s impact on the music world. Cole’s audio piece is available via this page.

“On the Playing Field of Suburbia”

In a time of suburban affluence, David Brooks reflects on American mettle in “On the Playing Fields of Suburbia.”

If you like this piece, be sure to check out Brooks’s excellent book “Bobos in Paradise: The New Upper Class and How They Got There.”

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FootballCulture.net

FootballCulture.net is very cool.

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Richard Cohen on Enron; NY Times on the effectiveness of online advertising

In today’s Washington Post, Richard Cohen argues that the Enron mess–the fact that top executives were allowed to sell their Enron stock before it tanked, while the rest of the company’s employees were not–is an ethical outrage, not a political one.

An interesting article in the NY Times details plans for adopting guidelines to measure the effectiveness of online advertising campaigns.

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O’Rourke on the anthrax scare

P.J. O’Rourke on the anthrax scare.