‘Hang my son, he deserves it’ Asian Age (Aquifer)
Poland bans cultivation of GM maize, potatoes France24 (Aquifer)
Eurozone data still poor Macrobusiness
Portugal warns EU-IMF troika to back off on austerity demands Ambrose Evans-Pritchard, Telegraph
Euros discarded as impoverished Greeks resort to bartering Guardian (John L)
As Chief Spence starves, Canadians awaken from idleness and remember their roots Globe and Mail (Aquifer)
Beancounters, having resolved not to resolve differences in derivatives netting, instead have cool new footnotes FTAlphaville (Richard Smith(
Fiscal fights threaten US policy goals Financial Times
Dr. Ruth: Obstinate members of Congress probably bad lovers The Hill. I don’t think they much care. I assume most of them pay for sex.
Debt in a Time of Zero Paul Krugman. Half a loaf, in that he salutes the platinum coin idea.
SCOTUS Chastises Congress and the Executive Branches Rdan (Angry Bear)
Congress Vacations While Sandy Victims Freeze Cynthia Kouril, Firedoglake
ISM Manufacturing PMI Expands to 50.7% for December 2012 Economic Populist
Brad DeLong Has Me Worried Stephanie Kelton, New Economic Perspectives
The big issues in macroeconomics: unemployment John Quiggin
The four business gangs that run the US Sydney Morning Herald (psychohistorian)
The subtle secrets of charisma Financial Times. Remember when we posted the Julia Gillard misogny speech and Lambert told you about its use of rhetoric? And most of you didn’t get it??? Read this and reconsider.
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