Researchers argue ‘addiction’ a poor way to understand the normal use of drugs PhysOrg (hat tip reader Paul S)
File-Sharers Await Official Recognition of New Religion TorrentFreak. If they acted more like Joseph and the Scientific People, they might get further.
Posner on the Economics of Theology Legal Theory Blog. Late to this…
Sick of remembering your online passwords? Let the White House manage it for you News.com.au (hat tip reader May S)
Sendai Airport reopens, but Japan still lacks plan to end nuclear crisis Christian Science Monitor (hat tip reader May S)
“To Work at Fukushima, You Have to Be Ready to Die” TruthOut (hat tip reader May S)
U.S. secretly backed Syrian opposition: report Reuters (hat tip reader furzy mouse)
The endgames of our empire never quite finished – just look at Bahrain Guardian (hat tip reader May S)
The Great Israeli Security Scam Ira Chernus, Tomdispatch
Europe’s long road of tears to fiscal union Wolfgang Munchau, Financial Times
A new angle on Greek state bonds John Dizard, Financial Times. What a Greek restructuring might look like
After Pledging to Not Raise Taxes, Walker Proposes Hiking Taxes and Fees on the Poor and Students TruthOut (hat tip reader May S)
Fed to signal end of monetary easing Financial Times
Let’s Not Be Civil Paul Krugman, New York Times
Antidote du jour. Skunks are supposed to have nice personalities. If you don’t have to be afraid of anything, it’s probably not hard to be easygoing.