Apologies for thin posts, I have an article deadline…
Aborigine ‘cooked’ to death in prison van Telegraph (hat tip reader Pat D)
Wrong Time for Congo Debt Forgiveness Kerry Kennedy, Huffington Post
CNN: Almost All Exxon Valdez Cleanup Crew Dead YouTube (hat tip reader Cocomaan). Scary, but I have not seen independent verification.
No Fishing Zone in the Gulf Expands WCTV (hat tip Doc Holiday)
Biologists find ‘dead zones’ around BP oil spill in Gulf Telegraph
Avertible catastrophe Financial Post. Read this and get angry. Reader Vlad adds:
Some of my contacts in the Gulf states are now saying that the rage has now mainly switched from BP to Fed government – Katrina in slo-mo. It doesn’t mean they forgave BP – just that they are more pissed off with White House, which I’d say is takes some effort on the govt’s side.
Wall Street sees little gain in levy win Financial Times
Still Not Looking Up Michael Panzner
Bankers Who Broke Big Dig With Swaps Gone Awry Get Paid for Fix Bloomberg (hat tip reader bob)
The BIS is part of the problem billy blog
The Asian century calls for a rethink on growth Kevin Brown, Financial Times
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