Having a whale of a time… till giant’s tail flick sends surfers flying Independent (Chuck L)
Egypt seeks Gulf cash as coalition cracks and opponents rally Financial Times
CHANCES OF TERRORISM IN POST-MORSI EGYPT Sic Semper Tyrannis (Chuck L)
Dozens Killed in Clashes in Egypt Wall Street Journal
Big Brother is Watching You Watch:
The Snowden Effect: definition and examples Jay Rosen (GP)
Surveillance Society: If You Drive, You Get Tracked Wolf Richter (Chuck L)
Secret Court Ruling Expanded Spy Powers Wall Street Journal
Spitzer Rejoins Politics, Asking for Forgiveness New York Times
Quomodo ceciderunt Michael Smith (Carol B). Another example of devolution.
Schools Seeking to Arm Employees Hit Hurdle on Insurance New York Times (furzy mouse)
Class Struggle in the Sky New York Times
Defining Prosperity Down Paul Krugman
Varied Readings of Volcker Rule Wall Street Journal
Geithner joins top table of public speakers Financial Times. Note he’s also keeping his options open so he could become Fed chief, aargh.
Among The Worst Days in Mortgage Rate History Mortgage News Daily
Rising rates to spur litany of capital losses Financial Times. Not hard to foresee this coming…..
Banks pushing for repeal of credit unions’ federal tax exemption Los Angeles Times (1 SK). Paging Elizabeth Warren…
Alphachat podcast: Manmohan Singh on collateral chains FT Alphaville (Scott). Has notes with time stamps, so you can just listen to sections that look interesting if you prefer.
JPMorgan Warned by OCC of Asset Management Conflicts American Banker
United States Lost Output Clock (Dean Baker). Please circulate. Sadly, people need to be reminded what the crisis is continuing to cost them, particularly now that the Fed is patting itself on the back and declaring everything to be all better.
Jobless About to Take a Big Hit From the Sequester CNBC (Ed Harrison)
Antidote du jour (martha r). I’m told this is a howling lesson: