Florida biologist saves drowning bear Telegraph
Preparing the Battlefield Seymour Hersh, The New Yorker. This is a MUST read (hat tip reader Vijay).
Inflation, oil help bears get firmer grip LiveMint. An update on the Indian stock market (hat tip reader Saboor)
Hoarding Nations Drive Food Costs Ever Higher New York Times
It is good to be the king (of oil) Brad Setser
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