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Huge ‘whirlpools’ in the ocean are driving the weather New Scientist
Why are we so intolerant of the childless? Financial Times
The Dark Side Of The Italian Tomato Aljazeera
The Illusion of Chinese Power National Interest
Sound and Fury, Signifying… Contempt for Argentina? Credit Slips
Ukraine Signs Trade Accord, Affirming Move Toward E.U. New York Times
Fear and loathing at Hotel Babylon Pepe Escobar, Asia Times
Iraq makes awkward allies of US enemies Financial Times
Moderate Syrian Rebel Application Form New Yorker (Chuck L)
Big Brother is Watching You Watch
‘Illegal Spying Below’: blimp flies over NSA data centre in surveillance protest Guardian (Nikki). But see: Why are Greenpeace and the EFF working with extremists who want to nullify welfare programs and the EPA? Pando
PRISM, Local Edition: NY DA Employs 381 Secret Orders to Gather Complete Digital Dossiers from Facebook Electronic Frontier Foundation (Nikki)
Bill Clinton once made $1.3 million in TWO DAYS from speaking gigs and has made $105m in twelve years Daily Mail. Lee: “Homme du peuple.”
10 Big Fat Lies and the Liars Who Told Them Bill Moyers
Six times Medicare caved Trudy Lieberman, Columbia Journalism Review
Corinthian Colleges Faltering as Flow of Federal Money Slows New York Times (Philip P)
Taking Systemic Risk Seriously Simon Johnson, Project Syndicate
Central Bank Stock Buying Binge Mike Whitney, CounterPunch
Investors Who Bought Foreclosed Homes in Bulk Look to Sell New York Times
How to become super, super wealthy CNN (Doug S)
Inequality Is Not Inevitable Joseph Stiglitz, New York Times
Touched By The Tremendum (March 27, 1990) Edge (Chuck L). Republished earlier this week. Today’s must read.
Antidote du jour (Nikki). See here for more pix.