* The City Paper offers a logical explanation for why Froomkin is leaving the Post. Still a poor decision, IMHO.
* Compare and contrast: Iran and Solidarity.
* Glen Greenwald discusses the Supreme Court's 'white firefighter' ruling, and what it means for Sotomayor.
* Interesting read: Rahm on Obama.
* Fighting commercialization of the NHS in the UK.
* The drug war in... Canada?
* The Explainer on growing poppies in Afghanistan.
* 'North America faces beetle plague'