RBC’s other problem: Freddie Mac names embattled bank in LIBOR suit Canadian Business (JEHR)
The American ‘Chemical Activity Barometer’ Is On An Upswing Business Insider. Breaking good?
The Big Confidence Gap Splitting the U.S. Middle Class Bloomberg. Not interesting as an indicator, but as a disturbance in the force.
There is a class warfare and the workers are not winning Bill Mitchell – billy blog
Obama: No Final Decision Made on Syrian Attack military.com. No “boots on the ground.”
Chemical weapons experts weigh in on Syria intelligence report McClatchy. Skeptics at end.
Sources and Methods: A Case for War Emptywheel. “Local social media reports”?! Are you sh*tting me?
Meet the Military Forces Gathering on Syria’s Doorstep Foreign Policy. Some damned foolish thing in the Balkans….
Awaiting Obama’s Climb-down Moon of Alabama
The Banality of Empire Counterpunch
Cambodia: sliding toward a ‘jasmine spring’? The Nation
Big Brother Is Watching You Watch
Tech Companies and Government May Soon Go to War Over Surveillance Wired. Hopefully, government writing them an even bigger check won’t be enough.
Feds want prison time in unprecedented lie detector prosecution McClatchy. Another crazy pants compliance story.
David Miranda was carrying password for secret files on piece of paper Daily Telegraph. Seems suspiciously careless to me.
Libertarian Bum Fights NSFW (mookie). “Even to Putin, this is all a little too f*cking weird.”
The NYPD Division of Un-American Activities New York Magazine (RB)
Code blue The Economist
Hard-Wired for Giving Online WSJ. Maybe.
The Global Economy Suffers From Hypothermia Automatic Earth
Terms of Surrender The Archdruid Report
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