Apologies for thin links. Traveling to Berlin today, with resulting WiFi deprivation….
Drug shortages and the mythical market rdan, Angry Bear
The case for the CTBT: Stronger than ever Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
Fury as Israelis read between lines of Grass poetry Financial Times
In Surprise, China Posts Trade Surplus New YorK Times. Huh? We commented on the predictable engineering of a deficit right before the April-October opportunity for Treasury to designate China a currency manipulator.
What could Obama learn from Brazil president Dilma Rousseff? McClatchy (hat tip reader Paul T)
America reassembles industrial policy Edward Luce, Financial Times
U.S. Stocks Decline as Jobs Report Misses Estimates Bloomberg. Delayed reaction to last Friday’s news.
Energy: Refined out of existence Financial Times (hat tip Joe Costello)
US March Employment Trends Index Dips – Conference Board WSJ Economics Blog
Warm Winter Economic Boost May Limit Spring Jobs Picture Dave Dayen, Firedoglake
Cramming Funny Fees Onto our Phone Bills: Not so Funny Nathalie Martin, Credit Slips
Why Obama’s JOBS Act Couldn’t Suck Worse Matt Taibbi
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