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Reason Morning Links: Swine Flu Nostalgia Edition

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• Chrysler and the UAW reach an accord.

• The Obama administration moves to roll back defendants' rights.

• Swine flu fears strike Mexico. And the U.S. too. Colin Espiner makes a contrarian argument that this is a panic. Ryan Sager makes a contrarian-squared argument that panic is good.

• The "clearest evidence that has come to light so far that technical advisers on the harsh interrogation methods voiced early concerns about the effectiveness of applying severe physical or psychological pressure."

• The authorities start looking for loopholes in the Iraq withdrawal plan.

• Christopher Buckley's forthcoming memoir about his parents might tarnish some icons.

• British cops go spying on environmental activists.

• The dark side of Dubai.

• Private defenses against pirates are available. Yesterday they went into action.