The Internet Generation Prefers the Real World Der Spiegel
Girls Hit Puberty at Younger Ages Wall Street Journal
Global warming heats up a nuclear energy renaissance Christian Science Monitor
The US isn’t leaving Iraq, it’s rebranding the occupation Seamus Milne, Guardian (hat tip Gonzalo Lira). From last week, still germane.
Married to the Clinton Mob TruthDig (hat tip reader Max). Again from last week, on another rebranding.
Do We Need an NEC? Matt Yglesias
Robert Rubin Argues Against ‘Major’ Stimulus And For Deficit Reduction Sam Stein, Huffington Post. Rubin’s role as a major, if not the major, architect of the crisis is Exhibit One as to why to listen to nothing he says, and unless proven otherwise, to run fast the other way: his primary allegiance is the interest of the banking classes, which is no longer that of most Americans. As we have discussed, cutting deficits now (when the private sector is deleveraging and we are running a sizeable trade deficit) is a guarantee of a further contraction, which will result in worse debt/GDP ratios, the problem this little operation was intended to fix.
Greenspan, Rubin, and Herbert Hoover Robert Reich
Waiting for Nothing? Tim Duy
US companies act on pay clawback rules Financial Times
THE MOTHER OF ALL BUBBLES Jim Quinn
Top SSRN Corporate Law Downloads So Far Conglomerate. If this is a topic of interest, a good list of papers.
Still Paying for Lehman’s Demise New York Times. No joke, the BK attorney is pressing the court to approve that Lehman pay Dick Fuld’s legal bills.
What is the role of the state? Martin Wolf’s Exchange, Financial Times
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