Why I Will Never, Ever, Go Back to the United States Huffington Post (Richard Smith). You need to read this.
Language-Gap Study Bolsters a Push for Pre-K New York Times (furzy mouse)
Scientists discover DNA body clock Guardian
The ocean is broken Herald (Australia)
Shell Claims Global Liquid Fuel Demand will Peak in 2035 OilPrice. Ugh.
Is it time to short China again? MacroBusiness
Bundesbank warns of property bubble Financial Times
Mexico loses one of its national parks McClatchy (Chuck L)
Washington needs to prove the political system still works Larry Fink, Financial Times
George Packer: The Republicans Are Still Winning New Yorker (furzy mouse)
Big Brother is Watching You Watch
The US government’s secrecy problem just got worse Aljazeera. The assumption here is stunning. Non-accountability isn’t just a feature, it’s a highly sought after feature.
France in the NSA’s crosshair : phone network under surveillance Le Monde (Chuck L)
Effects of Mass Surveillance on Journalism Tow Center (furzy mouse)
Obama admits botched online healthcare launch Financial Times. Lambert color-coding coming!
New, Improved Obamacare Program Released On 35 Floppy Disks Onion (skippy)
Texas Has Found A Way To Deny Women The Vote. Voter Suppression? Daily Kos (furzy mouse)
Secret probe spreads to five Wisconsin counties Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel
Silicon Valley’s Secessionist Movement Is Growing New York Magazine
Oregon Tea Party founder hasn’t paid his mortgage in three years Daily Kos (furzy mouse)
Should credit scores include rent and cable bills? MarketWatch. I’d like to read the wording of the poll that produced such high renter approval of this lame idea. I guarantee the question was hugely biased (and sample likely biased too).
Cowen Condemns the Corporations he Comes to Praise Bill Black, New Economic Perspectives. Wow, Cowen is more bigoted than I realized.
The Inefficient Markets Hypothesis New York Times (Chuck L)
Bill de Blasio to Burger King: ‘This Is an Unsupportable Situation’ Nation (furzy mouse)
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