EU signals last-resort backing for Greece Financial Times (hat tip Swedish Lex)
Soros: ‘bleak outlook for UK’ Robert Peston (hat tip reader Tim C)
Bailout time Eurointelligence
A limited speech by a constrained president James Pethokoukis
Swiss halt deal with U.S. that IDs Americans with secret UBS bank accounts Washington Post (hat tip reader John D)
Radical Inequality Is Literally Killing Us Alternet (hat tip reader John D). It’s actually income inequality, and we posted about it in 2007, the FT was talking about this in 2002.
State of the (Cardboard) Box Outside the (Cardboard) Box
March of the Peacocks Paul Krugman, New York Times
In the Packaging of Loans, a Bust With Precedent Floyd Norris, New York Times. This is intriguing.
Antidote du jour (FYI, I lived in the Upper Peninsula for three years when I was growing up). John Bougearel writes:
Look at this Moose!
By the length of his beard and the grey legs, I figure he must be over 10 years old. He looks to be well over 8 feet at the top of the shoulder hump, and with his head up the height to the top of his antler must be about 12 feet. This guy is king of the forest, no bear or pack of wolves would dare come after him when he has this rack……Considering that a dirt road can fit 1 1/2 cars across … this fellow is HUGE …THIS IS ONE BIG BOY!
The picture was taken in Elliot Lake, which is near Sault Ste. Marie in Michigan ‘s Upper Peninsula.
Yes it is a regular size dirt road.