Rep. Hank Johnson: Guam could ‘tip over and capsize’ The Hill (hat tip reader John D). No, this is NOT a left over April Fool’s Day story.
Sarah Palin’s TV career hits early controversy Telegraph. What’s the Alaska version of “all hat, no cattle?”
Look Who’s Funding Climate Change Denial Seeing the Forest
Counting a billion: India begins new census Times of India. They want fingerprints and photos!
Iron ore price deal sparks steel fury Financial Times. Bye bye auto industry recovery once this cycles through to finished goods. As Crocodile Chuck remarked, “Mark my words-this shameless greed will backfire on the Australian producers…BIG TIME. I give it 4-6 months-until the NEXT downturn happens.”
Moves to Garnish Pay Rise as More Debtors Fall Behind New York Times
Financial Reform 101 Paul Krugman
Student debt keeps rising Rolfe Winkler
Gaming Uncle Sam’s Mortgage Modification Program Larry Doyle, Seeking Alpha
Behold China James Mann, The New Republic (hat tip reader Paul S)
Book Reviews: 13 Bankers, Econned Mike Konczal. Thanks Mike!
Dean Baker: Did We Make a Profit on Citigroup? Dean Baker, Huffington Post. Today’s must read.
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