How night owls are cleverer and richer than people who rise early Daily Mail
How an Introvert Can Be Happier: Act Like an Extrovert Online WSJ
Scores killed in clashes at pro-Morsi rally Al Jazeera
With dozens dead, U.S. tells Egypt to pull ‘back from the brink’ Reuters
Hospital floor slick with blood after Egypt security forces open fire on Morsi supporters McClatchy
Bloodshed rises in streets of Egypt LA Times
Egypt: scores killed as army launches offensive against Muslim Brotherhood Guardian
Tahrir Taken, Some Egyptians Look for ‘Third Square’ to Resist Islamists and Army The Lede, Times
The United States Marine Corps Officially Declares ‘Lack of Spiritual Faith’ as a Sign of Instability HuffPo (MR)
Big Brother is Watching Watch
Wyden: Talks on NSA overhaul ‘accelerated’ after House vote The Hill
Dr. Joseph Bonneau Wins NSA Award, Responds By Ripping NSA In Blog Post HuffPo
Pushkov: Snowden facing 20 years in prison in US Kyiv Post
Snowden may stay at airport transit zone unlimited amount of time – Justice Ministry Russia Beyond the Headlines (official).
When It Comes To Extraditions, Russia Often Cooperates NPR
Public Opinion May Give Russia An Edge In Snowden Case NPR. US not asking for “extradition,” only “return.” Russia: Nyet.
Bradley Manning’s ‘sole purpose was to make a difference’, lawyer insists Guardian
German president says whistleblowers like Snowden merit respect Reuters
U.S. allowed Italian kidnap prosecution to shield higher-ups, ex-CIA officer says McClatchy (ltr)
Solidarity Sing Along crowd grows as arrests continue at Wisconsin Capitol The Cap Times
California Hunger Strikers Enter Third Week, Face Retaliation Truthout
Investigation: Paulsboro derailments “Death Zone” 6abc (map; MR).
The Blip New York Magazine. Some things can happen only once.
Inequality of Opportunity Begins at Birth Incidental Economist
Wildcatting: A Stripper’s Guide to the Modern American Boomtown Buzzfeed
Wall Street and the Absence of Justice Informing the 99%
Obama Says Income Gap Is Fraying U.S. Social Fabric Times. Well spotted….
Post-Scarcity Economics Los Angeles Review of Books
The transition to socialism Stumbling and Mumbling
It Is Not Good News That Obamacare Will Create Lots of Jobs to Steer People Through the System CEPR
Don’t Shift Payments by Medicare, Panel Says Times. Debunking regional variations in health care spending as a cost-cutting methodology.
A Continent Mired in Crisis Coins a Language of Economic Pain Times
The Quest for a Common Language The Archdruid Report
How Skowhegan grew into Maine’s new bread basket Bangor Daily News
Edward Tufte FT (two hops out).
Theory of the drone 2: Hunting Geographical Imaginations (part 1). “The transformation of warfare into man-hunting.” Also shows why the Panopticon metaphor is off-point.
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