Psychiatrists under fire in mental health battle Guardian. John L: “This is a much bigger deal than the headline suggests.”
Spiral Esophagus: Swiss Woman’s Pain, Weight Loss Tied To Corkscrew-Shaped Gullet Huffington Post (Carol B)
Celestine V, 13th-Century Pope, Examined; Skeleton Rules Out Murder By Head Trauma (PHOTOS) Huffington Post (Carol B)
Monsanto Has Taken Over the USDA David Swanson (Robert M)
US hoist by its own pivot petard Asia Times
Nikkei up another 3% as Yen Breaks .99; Japanese Bonds Halted; Be Careful of What You Ask Michael Shedlock (furzy mouse). Not sure I agree here. The issue is whether Japan can get its GDP growing quickly enough to offset the monetary expansion. This trick worked in the early 1930s for Japan. But with so many imitators and Japan a much bigger economy now (witness repeated US expressions of displeasure) that I doubt they’ll be permitted to go far enough.
Conman who faked pilot’s licence flew British passengers into Gatwick airport Telegraph (Chuck L)
Visualizing the World’s Tax Havens (Infographic) Advisor Analyst Views (furzy mouse)
Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Roe v. Wade Ruling Flawed Huffington Post. An indicator of how cautious judges have become.
Dad who died during arrest ‘begged for his life’; witness videos seized Bakersfield Californian (Chuck L). Lambert also put this in comment yesterday, but it deserves all the attention it can get.
IRS, Australia and United Kingdom Engaged in Cooperative Effort to Combat Offshore Tax Evasion IRS. So the IRS is making use of that monster tax haven data dump that came out of a large scale cooperative journalistic effort.
Activism in the spaces in between Pruning Shears
The Assault on Food Stamps Takes Legislative Form, and Jamie Dimon Profits! Ohio Barbarian, Firedoglake (Carol B)
JP Morgan Cheating on the Stress Test: Exhibit 46 CitizenVox (Triple Crisis)
Directors Disappoint by What They Don’t Do Gretchen Morgenson, New York Times
With the Right Mortgage, Home Ownership Builds Wealth Science News (John M). Notice who funded the research.
Inequality of Wealth is Similar to Natural Processes Global Economic Intersection
The Long Shadow of Bad Credit in a Job Search New York Times
“What kind of monster does that!?” Tim Frasca
Surprise Winner in Thomas Friedman Porn-Title Contest Matt Taibbi (Lambert)
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