Don’t Ignore the Drought Rolling Stone
Leprosy bacteria use ‘biological alchemy’ BBC (John L). This is a big find.
Alberta oil selling at 50% discount to world price… Electic Lip (Matthew K)
Swartz and Keen John Quiggin
An apt insight Steve Keen
IMF: Greece needs more European money Telegraph
Judge: Govt Must Prove Manning Wanted to ‘Aid Enemy’ Common Dreams (Aquifer)
Twitter Weaponized: Al-Shabaab and the Latest Offensive in “Social” War BagNews (psychohistorian)
Is Jack Lew A Friend to Wall Street? Michael Hirsh, National Journal. Managed to miss this. It’s a thorough, nuanced piece.
MMT and Social Norms Devin Smith, New Economic Perspectives
The Trillion Dollar Coin: Joke or Game-Changer? TruthDig (William)
Investing in Guns Joe Nocera, New York Times
Republicans gather at former plantation to discuss minority outreach Raw Story (furzy mouse). Makes perfect sense. They are figuring out how to get them better jobs in the Big House.
Ex-officers: APD had arrest quotas Atlanta Journal Constitution (Lambert)
The Frank Luntz script for Congressional Republicans Columbia Journalism Review (Paul Tioxon)
Banks get reprieve on new rules CNN. This is almost a default headline. The case in point is Basel III liquidity rules.
Mary Jo White Considered for SEC Boss Wall Street Journal. She was tough and respected once, but has she been coopted by being on the corporate side?
Fed minutes show slow crisis reaction Financial Times. Quelle surprise!
Stripping Down Bankruptcy Jargon Melissa Jacoby, Credit Slips
The Post-Crisis Crises Joseph Stiglitz, Project Syndicate
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