Jim Hansen, Climate Code Red and the Atmospheric Singularity WorldChanging. “Climate policy is characterized by the habituation of low expectations and a culture of failure. There is an urgent need to understand global warming and the tipping points for dangerous impacts that we have already crossed as a sustainability emergency, that takes us beyond the politics of failure-inducing compromise. We are now in a race between climate tipping points and political tipping points.”
10 Myths About Canadian Health Care, Busted Alternet. This has gotten some play in an abbreviated form. If you haven’t seen it yet, be sure to go read it.
Cutting to the Quick Gretchen Morgenson, New York Times. Why a steep yield curve may not do all that much to help banks.
Liquidity Looked in the Mirror but Insolvency Stared Back Richard Benson, Prudent Bear
When Self-Interest Isn’t Everything Robert H. Frank, New York Times