These were relevant a year ago -- and still are...
BEST: Fear and Water Managers -- a long post lamenting the conservatism that hurts us all.
Senatorial Stumbles -- more subsidies will NOT help farmers.
Krugman on Economics -- he attacks a strawman.
How to save the earth: Fewer People and Less Stuff
BEST: Lessons Not Learned -- How to prevent the utility death spiral (use down, revenue down, prices up, use down...)