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These were the most popular columns last week:

GM's Phony Bailout Payback: The company is setting the stage for another taxpayer shakedown, by Shikha Dalmia (4/27)

The Revenge of the Brands: How corporate America turned Naomi Klein's anti-branding manifesto on its head, by Andrew Potter (4/27)

Peak Everything? Forget peak oil. What about peak lithium, peak neodymium, and peak phosphorous? by Ronald Bailey

Watching the Detectives: A nebulous "right" to videotape on-duty cops isn't enough. The right needs to be enforced, by Radley Balko (4/26)

Mysteries of an Immigration Law: Is Arizona's new law a menace? by Steve Chapman (4/29)