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Sunday linkagery

Berkeley opens a Center for the Comparative Study of Right-wing Movements. Aside from the near-toxic levels of irony, this may actually be a good thing, as Mark Lilla explains. David Horowitz gets a shout-out.

Tyler Cowen compares Arlington & Tysons Corner, the latter being about to undergo a massive redevelopment from horrible high-density snarl of office buildings, shopping malls and traffic jams to even more horrible high-density snarl of office buildings, shopping malls and traffic jams WITH FUTURISTIC NEW METRO SUBWAY! Excellent comments regarding the reasons why Arlington works and Crystal City doesn't as an example of dense urban growth. Also, signs that the redevelopment plan for Tyson's may be collapsing. We can only hope; it's pretty bad as is, and none of the planned changes are going to help one damn bit.

The Grauniad's list of the 50 best places to eat in the world.

Benefits and costs of the much-reviled Medicare Part D prescription drug program.

Go back to Annandale. Seriously, he's right. It's a great place, if only for Ye Chon and Shilla.

All this from Marginal Revolution. You should be reading it!

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