Fresh Legs Stamp Out a Coronation Times (and California Chrome gashes foot during Belmont Stakes USA Today).
S&P and ABN Amro suffer Australian legal defeat BBC. EM: “Will this prove to be the tip of the legal iceberg or just a localized ‘too little, too late one-off’ judgment?” Kidding, right?
Infrastructure Sticker Shock: Financing Costs More than Construction George Washington’s Blog
April 911 call: ‘Crazy emergency’ on I-495 bridge Delaware News Journal. Must listen.
The Case for Banning Laptops in the Classroom The New Yorker
In Some States, Emissions Cuts Defy Skeptics Times. “Cuts” already achieved in some parts of the country.
Why Does U.S. Cell Phone Service Stink? Barry Ritholtz, Bloomberg
Big Brother Is Watching You
Genius deal? Apple’s staff paid less than Coles’ checkout workers Sidney Morning Herald
The high-tech world of old-world watches Economist
Ukraine: Poroshenko’s Hope For “Western” Help Is Deluded Moon of Alabama
Russia-Ukraine Peace Talks to Start Bloomberg
Troubling Secessionist Models for Ukraine Council on Foreign Relations
Britain’s Great Unraveling Foreign Policy
Spain’s Musical Thrones: A Desperate Move by a Desperate Regime Raging Bullshit
Out of step with the junta Bangkok Post
Piketty, Marx and the roots of inequality Le Monde Diplomatique. “Piketty treats capital as wealth, whilst Marx understands it as a social relationship.”
Freedom Rider: Miners Shot Down Black Agenda Report
US Job Market Recovers Losses yet Appears Weaker AP. Mission accomplished!
Parasites in Eden NYRB. Cartoonist Jesse Jacobs’ parable for our times.
How Boys Teach Each Other to Be Boys The Atlantic
Goodbye Normal Genes Jacob Bacharach
The Biology of Risk Times
Ten threats to Americans Lori Wallach, Le Monde Diplomatique
Should we fight the system or be the change? Waging Nonviolence
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