Lambert Strether is an old-school blogger from Corrente.
Resistance to Monsanto’s Bt corn emerging more rapidly than expected. What could go wrong?
The $18 Trillion Threat Of The Unregulated Shadow Banking System Forbes (SusanW). IMF study PDF. What could go wrong?
New kidneys via Facebook. What could go wrong?
People rush to empty flexible spending accounts or claim bargains after meeting deductibles before year’s end LA Times. Magic of the health care marketplace.
Secret discussion between prosecutor and judge in Boston Occupy tweet subpoena hearing ACLU. What tyranny looks like.
Iowa primary tweet hilarity DeLong.
New Year’s messages crash twitter Daily Mail. We’re actually becoming accustomed to privatized infrastructure that regularly fails.
Obama’s weasel wording in the New Year’s NDAA signing statement George Washington.
Forecasting the forecasters Big Picture. Meta meta.
“77% believe the nation’s problems can be solved with better leaders.” Especially if they’re uniformed mean wearing sunglasses?
Paul’s newsletters a profitable enterprise McClatchy. Picador work from the Progressive Media Project.
In a first, gas and other fuels are top US export (SusanW). The curse of hydrocarbon.
Using our “cognitive surplus” in call centers at insidr.com Al Jazeera. No higher calling!
The fiddly balance sheets of Indian infrastructure firms Economist (MS).
American teenagers display adaptability, lose interest in driving. No wonder. Cars are expensive, and a new one often means debt.
Dept. Of Homeland Security Cologne. “If you smell something, say something.”
Upton Sinclair’s EPIC campaign for CA governor in 1934. His opponents invented the modern political campaign to defeat him. Today’s must read.
Antidote du Jour, hat tip Furzy Mouse.