Layoffs to gut East St. Louis police force St. Louis Today (hat tip Marshall)
Some Directors Say 3-D Is One Dimension Too Many New York Times. As someone with no depth perception, I agree completely.
The Evolution of the Journalism Job Market Michael Mandel (hat tip Richard Smith). This is much cheerier than anything I hear from people in the industry.
Here be dragons Asia Times (hat tip Crocodile Chuck). Why it costs a million per year to keep a private in Afghanistan. Some of this is astonishing.
Americans who swap passports Financial Times
Monsanto: The world’s poster child for corporate manipulation and deceit New American Republic (hat tip Crocodile Chuck)
ISM survey confirms sharp slowdown in US economy Econoclast. New FT blog by Gavyn Davies.
Project Vigilant and the government/corporate destruction of privacy Glenn Greenwald, Salon (hat tip reader Francois T). Today’s must read.
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