Population growth: the baby bomb Guardian (hat tip reader 1SK)
Durban May Be Last Chance to Stabilise Climate Under Two Degrees IPSNews (hat tip reader Aquifer)
Rupert Murdoch: News Corp’s great dictator on the brink Guardian (hat tip reader 1SK)
European Debt: The Big Picture Simon Johnson
Pressure on Italy in eurozone struggle Financial Times. Now Italy is supposed to wear the austerity hairshirt
PORTUGAL: Crisis Pushes Women into Prostitution IPSNews (hat tip reader 1SK)
China’s property conflict MacroBusiness
‘Obama doctrine’ begins to take shape Financial Times. The fawning tone is hard to stomach.
Tax law could hinder quick Supreme Court decision on healthcare mandate The Hill (hat tip reader Aquifer)
The Laffer Curve and the Kimel Curve Angry Bear (hat tip reader Aquifer)
Nurses Condemn Chicago Mayor Emanuel for Arrest Of Nurses, Medical Volunteers at Occupy Chicago National Nurses Union (hat tip reader Aquifer). Call Rahmbo at 312-744-5000 and object.
Why Not Occupy Newsrooms? New York Times
Why Credit Unions? (#OWS) (part 1) Mathbabe
Just A Little Bit Subversive CommonDreams (hat tip reader Aquifer). Otpor sensibilities in action.
Margin Call–“Mama there’s wolves in the house” Perry Mehrling
The Epileptic Economy: Why the Financial System Suffers from a Mental Illness Big Think (hat tip reader Aquifer)
Homeless in America Barbara Ehrenreich, TomDispatch
Home Lending Revamp Planned Wall Street Journal. Another at best bandaid. I hope to post on this later today
Antidote du jour (hat tip reader Thomas R). I trained two cats to go out on a leash in NYC. As soon as it got cold and I quit taking them out. They lost the hang of it and got freaked out by the street noise when I tried again when the weather got decent. The hustling is a bit tacky but he does it in such an unabashed New Yorkerish way that I wasn’t bothered.