Left To Die In A Trash Heap, Abandoned Dog Gets Remarkable Second Chance Huffington Post (Carol B)
EVERYTHING IS EDITORIAL: WHY ALGORITHMS ARE HAND-MADE, HUMAN, AND NOT JUST FOR SEARCH ANYMORE Legal Information Institute – Cornell (Patrick Durusau)
Facebook saves everything you type – even if you don’t publish it Sydney Morning Herald (Foy). Holy shit.
Tepco lost the layout drawing of pipes and drains in Fukushima plant / Office ruined and entirely contaminated Fukushima Diary (Eureka Springs)
Local govt ‘ignored’ by reform forums Bangkok Post
Can we move beyond the Maastricht orthodoxy? VoxEU. Article has much more urgent tone than headline.
EU bank wind-up plans run into web of red-tape Financial Times. Quelle surprise!
NYT: “Don’t Trust Our Editorials” Moon of Alabama
Saudi Royal Blasts U.S.’s Mideast Policy Wall Street Journal
Big Brother is Watching You Watch
Probe: Snowden can still do damage Politico
Obamacare Seen As Making Coverage Worse For Some: Poll Huffington Post (Carol B)
Novitas’s Chris Taylor makes his connections count to win government work Washington Post (Lambert). Flexians as entrepreneurial role models! Ugh!
US Government Pays Contractors Twice as Much as Civil Servants for the Same Work Bill Moyers. Circulate widely.
Sheriffs Refuse to Enforce New Laws on Gun Control New York Times
Bassanese: No bubble, just “speculative frenzy” MacroBusiness
It is time for a fun bubble in commodities John Dizard, Financial Times
Basel risk weights can’t be trusted VoxEU. We’ve mentioned that more than occasionally, but glad to see that this notion is getting some validation.
Workplace Lending Increases Wall Street Journal
More Retailers See Haggling as a Price of Doing Business New York Times
US Federal Reserve: The Bernanke years Financial Times. Gives a prominent role to culpability for the crisis.
Fed could set off year-end fireworks Reuters
It’s Us or Them massacio, Firedoglake (Carol B)
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