Obama’s trust-in-government deficit Dan Balz, WaPo
Dueling Jobs (and Big Paydays) Gretchen Morgenson, Times
Bulls vs. bears
Dow at an all-time high, who cares? mathbabe
Historical Echoes: The “Mississippi Bubble” – When One’s Back Could Be Rented Out as a Writing Desk Federal Reserve Bank of New York. A la Les Liaisons dangereuses (1782)?
A Defense of the Financial Sector Conversable Economist
The Liquidationist Urge Paul Krugman, Times
Framing Above the Market. Baseball metaphor!
London Therapist for Disheartened Bankers Tells Their Tales of Woe Daily Finance (CB). Will Dr. Jennifer Melfi please pick up the nearest white courtesy phone?
Can two senators end ‘too big to fail’? Big Picture
A thousand days of austerity El Pais
Greece: A reality check Ekathimerini
A Black Mound of Canadian Oil Waste Is Rising Over Detroit Times. Guess who owns it!
Syria: The Turning International Tide Moon of Alabama
Breaking the Kill Chain Foreign Policy
Competitive Pricing in Oregon is a Test Case for Obamacare Mother Jones (also too). Because magic marketplace (i.e., unlucky citizens in AK, AL, DE, HI, MI, ND, NE, RI, SC, and WY, insurance monopoly states).
Switching Modes, or Changing Gears The Crow’s Eye
Is This Virtual Worm the First Sign of the Singularity? Atlantic (furzy mouse)
These Are The International Social Networks Closing In On Facebook Business Insider
Social networks as evolutionary game theory FT Alphaville
Open Data and Wishful Thinking Another Word for it. BLM issues rule for fracking data storage. Private industry website, check. Proprietary PDF, check.
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