Offshore wind farms: A buffet for seals? (+video) Christian Science Monitor
Report: On Amazon, self-published authors earn more royalties than all “big five” authors combined Pando. Yes, but big selling self published authors got their names while being published by conventional publishers. Not that I am wedded to the conventional publishers, but I question how newbie authors break out in a self-publishing model.
The markets are Teflon-coated with cash Business Spectator
China’s Total Debt Surges To 251% Of GDP Business Insider
China wrangles the property monster MacroBusiness. And a picture of Godzilla!
No US-Japan TPP framework seen until fall Nikkei. “The mood was strained at times…” For talks with the Japanese, that is REALLY bad.
Russia Today under DDoS attack from pro-US government group Vineyard of the Saker
The Waste of War Jeffrey Sachs, Project Syndicate (David L)
Israel continues to hammer Gaza USA Today
On ‘Human Shielding’ in Gaza CounterPunch
Big Brother is Watching You Watch
‘Terror Reporting’ Has Gone Way Too Far Courthouse News (furzy mouse)
Welcome to your security Catch-22 ClearSwift (furzy mouse)
An Imaginary Budget and Debt Crisis Paul Krugman, New York Times
Wall St money backs Senate Republicans Financial Times (Li)
Gov. Rick Perry to deploy 1,000 National Guard troops to RGV The Monitor (furzy mouse)
Treat Central American Children at Our Borders with Humanity Jesse Jackson, CounterPunch
Video Of NYPD Killing Unarmed Man With Chokehold Leads To Suspensions DSWright, Firedoglake
Lost Weekend Charles Pierce, Equire (Brindle). Why I don’t do NN.
Atlantic city losing 4 casinos this year and 8,000 jobs Fox. Paul Tioxon:
While we have been stunned by international events as well as the usual financial chicanery, Atlantic City has been devastated by the loss of possibly 4 casinos by this summer’s end. One closed in Jan and 2 more will be out of business in weeks. Revel is bankrupt again, needs a new buyer by Sept. This is a mortal wound to the employment of the city.
Is the Employment Situation Really Improving? Wall Street Cheat Sheet
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