Drunken moose gang menaces Stockholm resident Alaska Dispatch (furzy mouse)
NFP/Fed Chair Nomination Timing Warren Mosler. Larry picking out the drapes.
Nokia Deal Marks a New Chapter for Microsoft Institutional Investor. M$ needs a culture transplant from Lou Gerstner’s gut.
Obama Warned on Syrian Intel Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity (VIPS), Consortium News. “Déjà Fraud.”
Israel Backs Limited Strike Against Syria Times. “Let’s you and him fight.”
Obama’s talk on Syria ‘red line’ was spin, analysts say McClatchy. Who knew?
Making Sense of the Syrian Rebels’ Order of Battle Foreign Policy. Read between the lines and watch the sourcing.
Syria: Six Alternatives to Military Strikes Common Dreams
Playing Chess with Russia and Iran emptywheel
Crazy Town Foreign Policy
Big Brother Is Watching You Watch
Revealed: how US and UK spy agencies defeat internet privacy and security Guardian
Snowden Disclosures Finally Hit 12 on a Scale of 1 to 10 Kevin Drum, Mother Jones
On the NSA A Few Thoughts on Cryptographic Engineering. Must read.
Brazil’s NSA fury Global Post
London’s Walkie-Talkie ‘Fryscraper’ Draws Crowds in Heat [!] Bloomberg. Reporter assigned to fry egg sets hair on fire. Rafael Viñoly: ‘Superabundance of consultants’ to blame for ‘death ray’. But blame System B.
‘Baby Bust’ Starts to Ease Online WSJ. Translation: This economy is the new normal.
The STEM Crisis Is a Myth IEEE Spectrum
How should underpayment of employees affect tax policy? ataxingmatter
New Deal, Old South Foreign Affairs
Chicago mayor may still seek airport deal after talks called off Reuters. Because the parking meter deal worked out so well.
Postcard from Trenton Counterpunch (CB)
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