The Incredible Healing Mouse Scienceblogs (hat tip reader Francois T). Pretty amazing.
New analysis of 40-year-old recording of Kent State shootings reveals that Ohio Guard was given an order to prepare to fire Cleveland Plain Dealer (hat tip reader John D)
Friction a non Socratic dialogue Robert, Angry Bear
Euro could reach parity with dollar: German economist AFP. So now no one can say it’s the evil Anglophones who are saying this sort of thing.
Goldman set for brutal cull Financial Times
The “E” and the “M” of the EMU Chevelle
Obama to Nominate Elena Kagan to Supreme Court Wall Street Journal. Not only does she have ties to Goldman (which might be forgiven, most adults can be allowed one skeleton in the closet), I’m told she is an authoritarian, particularly in regard to Presidential power. And it’s very Machiavellian to nominate someone who has never been a judge, hence has no history of decisions to plumb to see how she would make decisions.
€300bn late payments hit European companies Financial Times. Yow!
Moody’s, Berkshire and The SEC Karl Denninger (hat tip reader Scott)
60 Minutes on walking away Rolfe Winkler
So how’d the BP executives get off the Deepwater Horizon? Lambert Strether
Sex & Drugs & the Spill Paul Krugman
Europe’s QE is sterilised and sensitive Tracy Alloway, FT Alphaville
Economics, conventional wisdom and public policy Adair Turner, Institute for New Economic Thinking. Today’s must read, this speech was the high point of the conference. If only we could kidnap Turner and make him Treasury Secretary….
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