I absolutely do not want this political economy designing brain implants Corrente. Notice how the Financial Times has been cheerily talking about the brain as the next frontier?
So You Know, This Is How to Incubate Baby Cephalopods in a Bottle Atlantic (furzy mouse)
Spray-On Clothing Could Deliver a Suit in a Can Scientific American (Robert M)
Climate report shows security threat Bangkok Post (furzy mouse)
How the Recent H7N9 Bird Flu Outbreak is Affecting Diners’ Peking Roast Duck Appetite Visit Beijing. Lambert: “English-speaking Chinese propagandists impersonate blogging expat Americans in Peking! Hilarity ensues!”
China turning into ‘giant North Korea’, say panda pundits Ambrose Evans-Pritchard, Telegraph. Yowza. AEP does say he’s just the messenger and has presented accounts that contradict this view.
Abe Says Japan Ready to Counter China’s Power Wall Street Journal
Unemployment drops as Spain’s economy begins to beat recessionRaw Story Carol B: “Oh, joy, great news from Spain! Can you believe this shit?” Yanis Varoufakis had a great line, something to the effect that the patient who is starving has his vital signs flatten right before death.
How the Sunni-Shia schism is dividing the world Independent (furzy mouse)
Angry Over Syrian War, Saudis Fault U.S. Policy New York Times
Big Brother is Watching You Watch:
U.S. Tells Suspect It Used NSA Surveillance in Criminal Case Wall Street Journal
Victory for tech giants on EU data laws Financial Times
White House Expects Health-Law Website to Be Fixed by End of November Wall Street Journal
Wait for it… RiverDaughter (Carol B)
Ted Cruz Is an Amateur Bloomberg
The Powerful Pornography of the Gun Fetish TruthOut (furzy mouse)
Pollster Trend Flickr (furzy mouse)
Both sides agree: No major budget deal foreseen Associated Press. Ah, but that’s because Obama has put chained CPI (which cuts Social Security over time) in his proposal. So there is a Grand Bargain in the making, but on a stealth basis, so the grannies won’t take to the street
Prisoners of Profit Huffington Post (Carol B)
Valley Grove Home Destroyed Wheeling News-Register (Barbara B)
Housing Regulator Announces $5.1 Billion Settlement With J.P. Morgan Wall Street Journal
New Empirical Paper on Home Mortgage Foreclosure and Bankruptcy Melissa Jacoby, Credit Slips
Executive At Center Of Bank Of America Mortgage Fraud Case Now Working For JPMorgan Chase DSWright, Firedoglake (Carol B)
Let Them Eat MOOCs Gianpiero Petriglieri, Harvard Business Review
The Politics of Sociopathic Narcissism CounterPunch (Carol B)
Primary Accumulation: The Creation of a class of people who will work for wages Monthly Review (Paul Tioxon). Marx is fashionable!
Can Marx save capitalism? Financial Times
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