Genome Brings Ancient Girl to Life Wired. Not literally.
Spineless – Status and Trends of the World’s Invertebrates Zoological Society of London (original)
Spineless’ animals under threat of extinction BBC (reaction)
Price of essentials rises by 10 per cent Independent
Summertime blues Economist
If unemployment isn’t structural, what causes it? WaPo. Jackson Hole round-up.
Mortgage Registry Muddles Foreclosures Gretchen Morgenson, Times. “As these matters are adjudicated, perhaps we will finally learn whether these practices were intended or accidental.”
Risky and Getting Riskier Editorial, Times. Mass advertising to investors. What could go wrong?
Exclusive: Inside Karl Rove’s Billionaire Fundraiser BusinessWeek
Policing dissent in Tampa’s rain Al Jazeera
American Jacobins Jacobin
Voice of the New Global Elite The National Interest. The Economist.
Banker Who Mooned Boss Can’t Challenge Firing Courthouse News Service
Honey Boo Boo’s ‘Mama’ June: ‘I Don’t Have Anything to Hide’ People. Since you asked….
The Legitimate Children of Rape New Yorker
Walmart Search Engine Move Aims At Amazon InformationWeek
WolframAlpha Launches Personal Analytics for Facebook Information Aesthetics
For Julian Assange, Justice Foreclosed The Nation
Work isn’t working New Left Project. “It was the non-payment of debt that brought capitalism to its knees, something that a century of strikes and workplace action has not been able to do.”
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Antidote du jour: Another cat in the wat from my trip to Thailand, this one even more self-satisfied than the last: