2 seals join polar bears on endangered list Associated Press :-(
Delusions of Gender: Men’s Insecurities May Lead to Sexist Views of Women ScienceDaily. Chuck L points out this falls in the category of “Duh!”
Steve Jobs’ yacht held over disputed bill Financial Times
One in four Americans has an opinion about an imaginary debt plan Washington Post (Scott)
Lessons learnt from $1.5bn settlement Financial Times. The banks are whining that they won’t cooperate if they are hit with “tough” penalties as UBS was. Help me.
The N.R.A.’s Blockade on Science New York Times
The N.R.A. Crawls From Its Hidey Hole New York Times. The editorial. Unusually pointed
Menace to Solvency Fistful of Euros
Dragged to the Fiscal Slope Menzie Chinn, Econbrowser
How Democrats Became Liberal Republicans Bruce Bartlett, Fiscal Times (Ed Harrison)
Whom can you trust? mathbabe
The coming drone attack on America Naomi Wolf, Guardian. Today’s must read. Some readers objected to my characterization of America as a police state. Wolf says it is in fact here.
Antidote du jour (Scott):