Scientists Use Microbes to Make ‘Clean’ Methane Science Daily
Crash of the Bumblebee NYT Krugman
Europe pulls the wrong lever Macrobusiness
The Euromess Continues Fed Watch
Worst blackout in decade leaves 300m without power Times of India. More. Water, trains, hospitals affected.
Philippines: The circus is still in town Al Jazeera
Qidong China Protest Photos Cryptome
Asahi Shimbun correspondent beaten by Chinese police Asahi Shimbun
Criminals abuse New Zealand’s liberal company laws Austin Statesman. Mainstream playing catch-up with NC. Again.
The New York Times Is Now Supported by Readers, Not Advertisers New York Magazine
Minutes before Netanyahu meeting, Romney cancels on Yacimovich Haaretz. More Jerusalem Post
Most likely to attack Iran Glenn Greenwald Salon
No to ‘fracking’ doesn’t mean no Columbus Dispath (dan)
No rocket scientist — alleged meth-lab chemist checked in under real name Philadelphia Inquirer
Inside the Coursera Contract: How an Upstart Company Might Profit From Free Courses Chronicle of Higher Education. A bit stale but good detail.
Questioning El-Erian Felix Salmon Reuters
Veblen’s Institutionalist Elaboration of Rent Theory Michael Hudson. Must read.
Measuring the Evolution of Contemporary Western Popular Music Nature. Keen charts and equations!
NOTE Readers, Campaign Countdown will return for the remainder of the week. I apologize to Yves and everyone for a schedule mishap, due to my mentally compensating for an already compensated for date (still) here on the other side of the International Dateline.
Antidote to du jour: Sending this one out to Furzy Mouse because I couldn’t get the elephant photos out of my camera.