Google Urged To Let Personal Data Fade Away eWeekEurope
The Growing Geek iPhone Backlash Timothy Lee
Turkey and Israel: The broken alliance Asia Times
Troubles in Turkey Marshall Auerback Chaostheorien
Iraq ill-equipped to cope with an epidemic of mental illness Washington Post
Citigroup Looking Past Volcker May Seek $3 Billion for Funds Bloomberg. A clear statement of what Citi thinks the fate of the Volcker Rule will be.
Le modèle américain Les Echos (hat tip reader Swedish Lex)
Is Spain Next? Mark Copelovitch, Econbrowser
Obama’s Twist of BP’s Arm Stirs Debate on Common Tactic New York Times. OMG, the Grey Lady is simply troweling out the Team Obama PR. Go back to the Roosevelts, either Teddy or FDR, to see what taking on the corporate power structure really looks like. And Johnson and Nixon kept them in line through means less visible to the public, such as J. Edgar Hoover’s famed dossiers on prominent individuals, including CEOs (of course, in our total surveillance society, one can only imagine what information the powers that be can gather now, but . Companies did not DREAM of negotiating with government on an equal footing, which as Richard Kline pointed out, is exactly what happened with BP.
The Party of BP Steve Bennen
House-Senate Panel Broadens Audits of Fed New York Times. Mirabile dictu, one aspect of reform got stronger!
Fareed Zakaria Chastises The Media For Focusing On Wanting Obama Appear Angry Rather Than Solutions To Oil Spill Crooks and Liars (hat tip reader Francois T)
A Short History of BP Dr. M. Kamiar, Counterpunch (hat tip reader Crocodile Chuck)
Has BP Been Too Careless Due To Its Imperial Past? EconoSpeak (hat tip reader Crocodile Chuck)
China: where’s the inflation? Michael Pettis
Now Stocks Are 48% Overvalued, Says Smithers Clusterstock
Reality of America’s fiscal mess starting to bite Gillian Tett, Financial Times
That ’30s Feeling Paul Krugman, New York Times
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