To Whom It May Concern The Epicurean Dealmaker. What’s a nice banker like you doing in a place like this?
Larry Summers Helped Torpedo Elizabeth Warren CFPB Nomination HuffPo. Well, Warren is a woman, so what did you expect?
2013Q2: Faster GDP Growth Econobrowser
Congress: 1-877-762-8762 White House: 202-456-1111, 202-456-1444
Obama, Congress and Syria Glenn Greenwald, Guardian
Suez Has Already Happened Easily Distracted
AUMF Crescent emptywheel
Obama’s Carte Blanche War Resolution Moon of Alabama
The Administration’s Proposed Syria AUMF Is Very Broad [UPDATE on Ground Troops] Jack Goldsmith, Lawfare
Something to Keep in Mind As We Discuss Syria: The Enemy of My Enemy Is Still My Enemy Mike the Mad Biologist
The Syrian angle Obama and the media don’t mention Undernews. Dueling pipelines.
A Guide to Syria’s Best Citizen Journalism TNR. Well, as long as Sullivan’s not the editor…
Egypt makes arrests over Sinai police deaths Al Jazeera
Tom Hayden: Egypt is the Liberals’ Slaughterhouse The Rag Blog
Big Brother Is Watching You Watch
Filipinos say no to pork (barrel politics) Waging Nonviolence
The Success of the Mindfuck High Arka
Stigmergic epistemology, stigmergic cognition Cognitive Systems Research (allcoppedout). Turgid prose, interesting ideas.
Drones and drama geographical imaginations
Everybody Is Missing Miley Cyrus’ Sad And Devastating Message Business Insider. Pair with the immediately preceding for zeitgeist watch.
Do You Believe in Sharing? The Undercover Economist. So-called “tragedy of the commons” successfully debunked and has been for years.
Why The Sharing Economy Isn’t Whimsley
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