1. Michael Lewis on Ireland.
2. The legal difference between licensure and certification. It's fascinating! Yglesias has been harping for a long time on how legal restrictions on performing certain jobs is usually just about reducing competition and driving up prices. Apparently certification is a simpler and less coercive option.
3. The case for cities.
4. Can Turkey serve as an example for Egypt?
5. Sweden is awesome. Ever since I finished the Millennium trilogy, I've had a real hankering to visit the place.