Happy New Year to all of you and wishing you a great 2013!
Sure, Big Data Is Great. But So Is Intuition. New York Times
In the Delhi slum home of gang-rape accused: ‘We are good people’ Guardian (May S)
Fear of Rape Stalks Indian Women Truthout
Both sides get wins in tax deal The Hill. Lambert: “Funny how ending the payroll tax holiday is just an afterthought in all the coverage.”
Chief Justice Prods Congress to Resolve Budget Talks and Control National Debt New York Times. AKS: “Could Roberts be more silly? This is just shocking.”
When You’ve Lost Ezra Klein … Teddy Partridge, Firedoglake (Carol B)
The Next Secretary of Defense Counterpunch (Chuck L)
Community Center Says It Has Been Told to Cease Its Storm Relief Program New York Times (Lance N)
The middle class languishes as the super-rich thrive Los Angeles Times
Chomsky on work, learning and freedom Crooked Timber. Psychohistorian recommended the discussion in comments.
Experts back Deutsche whistleblowers Financial Times. We said early on that the whistleblower charges had merit.
WHAT IS ACTUALLY GOING ON IN ICELAND Studio Tendra (Lambert). Today’s must read.
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