Social networks overtake Google in UK web hits Independent
Madder And Madder George Monbiot
Did a North Korean Torpedo Really Sink That South Korean Military Vessel? Alternet (hat tip reader furzy mouse)
Treat Israel Like Iran Stephen Kinzer, The Daily Beast (hat tip reader Gonzalo Lira)
Will the Flotilla Attack Be Our ‘Kent State’ Moment? Common Dreams (hat tip reader Doug T)
U.S. confirms underwater oil plume from Deepwater Horizon well International Business Times
BP Tries to Block Photos of Dead Wildlife Change.org
Nigerian spam email of the week John Hempton
Wall Street Still Doesn’t Get It Steve Rattner Wall Street Journal. Regardless of your view of Rattner, his anecdote is telling.
Americans want to Soak the Rich MMCCLXXVII Robert Waldman. I must be on Mars. I can’t believe the point that Waldman is making is actually contested anywhere outside the Wall Street Journal’s editorial pages.
Kroeber to Faber: China is very big, Marc… FT Alphaville
Koo: Japan Nears End of 25-Year (!) Balance-Sheet Recession Paul Kedrosky. So this is what it takes if you don’t have a big war?
The OECDs perverted view of fiscal policy billy blog
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