The danger of drugs … and data Ben Goldacre, Guardian. Merck plays nasty.
Body Weight and the New Normal Paul Kedrosky
A U.S. Hog Giant Transforms Eastern Europe New York Times (hat tip reader Skippy)
The Risks of Denying Reality Michael Panzner
Vanishing Credit Lines for Consumers and Small Businesses Michael Shedlock
The Roots of the Financial Crisis: Who Is to Blame? Public Integrity (hat tip reader Doug)
Hotel industry getting crushed along with CRE Ed Harrison
BTW, Bloomberg yanked a story on Goldman (on how its board lost a shareholder vote) for about 12 hours and then restored it. Go figure.
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