Google Thinks Sexual Older Women Are Gross, But “Sugar Daddies” A-OK Alternet (hat tip John D). Oh, and remember those awful Asian girl ads that Google thought went well with articles about the Chinese economy?
Scientists forecast decades of ash clouds Times Online
Swan tackles large eel BBC. Eeew.
Shorebank Closer to Closure Wall Street Journal.
Scientists Find Giant Plumes of Oil Forming Under the Gulf New York Times
Blanche Lincoln Neglects to do Her Homework Steve Benen
The Deficit Problem Is Not “We, the People,” It is “You, the Incompetent Elite” Dean Baker. From last week but still worth reading.
James Tobin’s Hirsch Lecture Rajiv Sethi
Lingerie And Sex Shops Defy Recession, Open New Stores Huffington Post. False indicator, lingerie and lipstick do well in recessions.
Foreclosure Law News: Terminate with Extreme Prejudice FireDogLake (hat tip reader John D)
A Credit Union That Played With Fire Gretchen Morgenson, New York Times
The global crisis and political extremism Markus Brückner and Hans Peter Grüner, VoxEU
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