Hi, in London (which means I lost a lot of Sunday due to traveling….and I must confess a bit of puttering around my old haunts). May get in a post of my own tomorrow PM before flying back to the US.
Study: Historic Rise to Sea Levels in Pacific Ocean Linked to Climate Change Common Dreams (hat tip reader May S)
Stop the nuclear industry welfare programme Guardian (hat tip reader May S)
Daring to Cut Off Amazon New York Times
Unanswered Questions in F.C.C.’s Google Case Times (LS)
Dirty tricks and leaks at the heart of Scotland Yard Independent (LS)
America’s Prescription Drug Addiction Suggests a Sick Nation Common Dreams (hat tip reader May S)
Swimming naked in Brazil’s bubbly waters Ambrose Evans-Pritchard, Telegraph
DuPont’s armored car kit a hit in Brazil Reuters (LS)
European Official Seeks Beefed-Up Anticrisis Fund Wall Street Journal. This is desperate.
Increasingly in Europe, Suicides ‘by Economic Crisis’ New York Times
Insane in Spain Paul Krugman
What’s wrong with Spain? Cinzia Alcidi, Daniel Gros, VoxEU
World economy still on life support Financial Times
Banks urge Fed retreat on credit exposure Financial Times
Judge bites banks New York Post (hat tip Abigail Field)
SCABIES: MY PARTING GIFT FROM LOS ANGELES’ METRO JAIL Yasha Levine, eXiled
Swing states: Obama still has electoral advantages despite a much-changed map Chris Cilizza, WaPo (LS)
GEITHNER: Romney’s Claim On Women’s Job Losses Is ‘Misleading And Ridiculous’ Clusterstock. Yeah, but I still enjoy seeing Geithner being put in the position of needing to carry the Administration’s water and twitching on camera.
“The Slow Recovery: It’s Not Just Housing” Mark Thoma
Gary Shilling: Bearish on the US economy; calling for a crash Edward Harrison
Corruption Is Why You Can’t Do Your Taxes in Five Minutes Matt Stoller, Republic Report
Sheila Bair’s Fabulous Idea: $10 Million Loans for Everyone! Phoenix Woman, Firedoglake
Antidote du jour (hat tip reader herman s):