2 More Horrific Gang Rapes: Why Rage Against Women Is Boiling Over in India, Lynn Parramore, Alternet
France Alone? Project Syndicate
Data reveals German slowdown Guardian
World Bank cautions on economic stimulus Financial Times
Berners-Lee Calls Prosecution of Aaron Swartz ‘Travesty’ Bloomberg. Notice how slanted the story is. Calls what he did “hacking” when was not, see here.
TOWARDS LEARNING FROM LOSING AARON SWARTZ Center for Internet and Society
On humanity, a big failure in Aaron Swartz case Boston Globe. Makes it clear MIT refused to cut a deal. I hope tech donors never give a dime to MIT again.
Hardliners shift stance on US debt ceiling Financial Times. The Kochs are trying to get the Republicans to cool off.
Obamacare Sticker Shock; Expect Insurance Premiums to Soar; Aetna CEO Says Some Rates Will Double Michael Shedlock (furzy mouse)
Obama Considering Ruth Porat For Deputy Treasury Secretary Despite Dodd-Frank Lobbying DSWright, Firedoglake
Why We’re Raising the Signature Threshold for We the People White House. His Highness will talk to the peasants. On second, thought, not really. Or Lambert’s shorter take: White House: LA LA LA LA I can’t hear you!
Yet more on the floor with Paul Krugman Steve Waldman
Treasury yields capped by public sector purchases Sober Look. That’s the plan!
A Weak “Defense of the CEO” James Kwak
SPECIAL EVENT: AN EVENING WITH SYRIZA Columbia Law School, Jan. 24. Part of the Modern Money and Public Purpose series. Be there if you are in NYC. It will also be live streamed.
Justice is not Law, Law is Not Justice Ian Welsh
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