Greenland’s fastest glacier sets new speed record University of Washington
Philippine Leader Sounds Alarm on China New York Times
Strings Attached: Berlin Weighs New Aid Package for Greece Der Spiegel. “Strings”? How about a ball and chain?
The UK Knows Its Place Steve Keen
UK service sector slows as firms struggle to find right workers Telegraph. Translation: “as firms aren’t willing to pay enough to get the sort of worker they want.”
U.S. is said to curb Pakistan drone strikes Washington Post
Emerging Markets Meltdown Meets Taper Tantrum
EM crisis as GFC phase III MacroBusiness
Capital Controls or Cooperation? Frances Coppola. A good read and also points out that the claim that the IMF has changed its position on capital controls is sorely mistaken.
Big Brother is Watching You Watch
The Needles in the Monumental N.S.A. Haystack New York Times
Why rigour is such a poor substitute for relevance Lars P. Syll
The Buried Lede In The CBO Report: Obamacare Will Raise Wages Business Insider
Welcome Relief for Homeowners, Then the Tax Bill New York Times
Judge puts approval of BofA’s $8.5 billion mortgage settlement on hold Reuters. New judge on the case. This could become interesting.
Only About One-Third of Labor Force Dropouts Will Return WSJ Economics Blog
Why the US economy will keep slowing MacroBusiness
Who Was JFK? New York Review of Books
All the Sad Sages London Review of Books (Lambert)
Antidote du jour:
And a sort of bonus antidote (steviefinn)