One of Us Lapham’s Quarterly
Taping of Farm Cruelty Is Becoming the Crime New York Times (Howard Beale IV)
Goldman advises to short gold FT Alphaville
Fukushima springs new cistern leak Japan Times (LucyLuLu)
Japan’s unfinished policy revolution Martin Wolf, Financial Times. Important. Wolf thinks the DoJ’s gamble won’t work (as in structural reforms needed too, and I see no plans for them in the offing).
What’s Annoying the North Koreans? Counterpunch (Jim S)
China: Pivot partner or pinata? Asia Times
Misreading Xi On North Korea Moon of Alabama (Jim S)
China halts some North Korea tours Guardian
FCA chair Griffith-Jones faces calls to resign over HBOS audit Money Marketing (Richard Smith)
Carr ‘astonished’ by Thatcher’s ‘racist’ comments ABC (skippy)
School ‘Discipline Gap’ Explodes As 1 In 4 Black Students Suspended, Report Finds Huffington Post (Carol B)
Seriously, what the hell is Obama thinking? Kos at Daily Kos. You gotta read the comments. Kos gets flamed.
The U.S. Collects Less In Taxes Than All But Two Industrialized Countries ThinkProgress (Carol B)
Analysis: Dow 30 companies show what a joke calling corporate tax burden Daily Kos (Carol B)
FDIC’s Hoenig: Basel III Is Well-Intended Illusion WSJ Economics Blog. Richard Smith figured that out in 2010.
Russell Brand on Margaret Thatcher: ‘I always felt sorry for her children’ Guardian. Today’s must read. Trust me on this one.
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