Press Censorship: How the Truth Was Hidden About Nagasaki The Nation (hat tip reader John D)
China milk powder blamed for ‘baby breasts‘ AFP (hat tip reader Ottawan)
The Digital Surveillance State: Vast, Secret, and Dangerous Glenn Greenwald, Cato (hat tip Francois T). Yes, even Cato has its moments….
Japan’s Economic Stagnation Is Creating a Nation of Lost Youths Daily Finance (hat tip reader Don B)
In Crackdown on Energy Use, China to Shut 2,000 Factories New York Times (hat tip reader Don B; Gonzalo Lira adds, “This is ‘the dog ate my homework’ excuse for explaining away a downturn in a authoritarian/totalitarian regime.”)
The Rise of the Permabears New York Times (hat tip reader Scott)
Despite Scandal, Former UnitedHealth CEO was Ninth Best Paid CEO of the Decade Health Care Renewal (hat tip reader Francois T, who files it under, “Screw you, I’ve got mine!”)
‘Breaking the Buck’ Was Close for Many Money Funds Wall Street Journal
The Texas Miracle, Yet Again Ken Houghton, Angry Bear. Dunno where I’ve been, I must confess I have never heard of the Texas miracle, but it appears to have been overhyped.
For G.M., a Subprime Solution Andrew Ross Sorkin, New York Times
What Really Happened to Hewlett-Packard CEO Mark Hurd? Helaine Olen, Slate
Time to regulate volatile food markets Joachim von Braun, Financial Times
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