Back from vacation with your hot, fresh links:

— Atul Gawande explains why American health care sucks.

This is the dumbest thing I’ve heard from Mark Krikorian since he was worrying about the Hispanic Pizza Menace.

— More diverse groups will make better decisions.


— Strategic redeployment was such a success that the withdrawal method may be making a comeback

as a birth control technique.

I want to see David Stern weep as he heads off to see a Magic-Nuggets game.