Mid-Day Links

1. Cubbies are half a game out. Thanks in no small part to Carlos Zambrano.

2. A economist asks: What’s wrong with dwarf-tossing?. Read this interview for a good crash course in the chasm that exists between the worldview of neoclassical economics and the moral intuitions of non-economists.

3. My colleague Eyal Press has a great piece in the Times Mag about family leave.

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