Coffee producers ‘getting hammered’ by global climate change Raw Story (hat tip reader John D)
Wild bears back in Britain? Telegraph
In which Paul Krugman proves he is an academic snob who argues from his prejudice rather than the data John Hempton. In fairness, Hempton somewhat misconstrues Krugman’s assertion…by “great newspaper”, he was almost certainly not talking about circulation. And the success of the Financial Times counters his assertion that “prejudice sell media”. That is clearly an attractive model, but it is not the only model.
Nationwide: UK house prices fall 1.0% Ed Harrison
Mankiw at EEA Economists for Firing Larry Summers
Data breach disclose bankers and public officials’ salaries and bonuses in Latvia Associated Press (hat tip reader John M)
Pound under attack as debt worries grow Times Online
Details Emerges for Greece Plan Wall Street Journal but consider: If This Guy Is The Source Of Greek Bailout Reports, You Should Be Very Skeptical Cluserstock. There were many times during the crisis when one paper would have a story well in front of the others that ultimately proved to be wrong.
Persistence of bad governments Daron Acemoglu, Georgy Egorov, Konstantin Sonin VoxEU
Antidote du jour (hat tip reader Barbara):