Bondholders add twist to Argentina debt spat FT. The pari passu clause.
Falling Off the Fiscal Cliff Dallas Fed
Why they want to go over the cliff Politico
Obama To Meet With Congressional Leaders Friday TPM
Sistine Chapel Visitors To Be Vacuum-cleaned Corriere della Sera
Optimism on course of state and personal finances grows Ekathimerini. Pessimism down to 71% from 80%.
2013 Is the Year to Go to Work, Not Go on Disability Bloomberg (Atrios). “Suffering at work.”
Underwater Homeowners Will Work for Less Pay: Cutting Research Bloomberg. All things work together for good!
Charting the state of the U.S. economy Economics Policy Institute
Future Inequality, According to the CBO Krugman, Times. Robots.
In an economy not so far, far away FT. Robots.
The robot economy and the new rentier class FT Alphaville. A tad stale but OTOH a beat ahead.
The rise of the attention economy Esther Dyson, Al Jazeera. Old catchphrases not bubble material?
GOP and Feinstein join to fulfill Obama’s demand for renewed warrantless eavesdropping Glenn Greenwald, Guardian
Who killed Newsweek? The Spectator
Suggested New Year’s resolution: start a blog Mathbabe. But Facebook!
Should Retirees Emigrate? Yglesias, Slate
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