Lake Louise lynx refuse to be fenced in Calgary Herald (frosty zoom). OMG, so pretty!
The Extraordinary Science of Addictive Junk Food New York Times
Why Beasts of the Southern Wild should win best picture – video Guardian. This is as crazy call, but I really liked that picture. I’m really behind on movies and might be able to run out and catch up this weekend. What one picture should I see (and I have seen Lincoln and Django).
Are rates mispriced or are investors missing something? FT Alphaville
Lawrence Lessig Lecture On Aaron Swartz, Law and Justice In The Digital Age DS Wright, Firedoglake
Satellite images reveal Bangkok is sinking Cocoanuts Bangkok (furzy mouse)
France freezes spending to hit EU targets as slump deepens Ambrose Evans-Pritchard, Telegraph
Sequester of Fools Paul Krugman, New York Times
A job should be a right, not a privilege! New Economic Perspectives
Ella Baker and the Limits of Charismatic Masculinity Pascal Robert, Black Agenda Report (Carol B)
Representation without y’know representation Attaturk, Firedoglake
Deranging America Counterpunch (Carol B)
New York mom charged with child endangerment after hiring strippers to perform lap dances at her 16-year-old son’s birthday party, police say Daily News. Eeek, she’s probably toast. Child endangerment in New York includes “moral welfare” of the child. And the age limit is 17.
NYT Company to sell Boston Globe Guardian
CFTC sues Nymex over information leaks Financial Times
Despite Aid, Borrowers Still Face Foreclosure New York Times. Apparently none of these people got the memo. 1. The mortgage settlement was not about helping homeowners. 2. Anyone who knows contracts knows that intent counts for squat. The banks have the choice of how to meet their obligations under the deal. The people who are bitching are bizarrely blaming the banks rather than Obama, Geithner, and Shaun Donovan.
MARC FABER: The Stock Market Has Peaked Clusterstock
U.S. Banks Would Look Scarier If They Were European Banks Matt Levine, Dealbreaker
Disclosure 2.5: Moving from the Lab to the Field Lauren Willis, Credit Slips
“Rational’ Totalitarianism Counterpunch (Carol B)
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