Wikileaks Leaker Bradley Manning Finally Charged Marcy Wheeler, FireDogLake (hat tip Glenn Greenwald)
Australia’s Most Wanted: People Smuggling Edition Larvatus Prodeo
Wall Street’s pity party snit fit Andrew Leonard, Salon (hat tip reader John D)
Law & Order: Mortgage Victims Unit (Starring Fred Thompson) Mother Jones (hat tip reader John D)
Russian Media Skimps on Spy Story Wall Street Journal. This is funny in a sick way. The Russian media is underreporting a foreign story that reflects badly on the nation! As if that never happens in the US….Oh, and this article is top of the front page on the Web edition right now.
Why Corporations Matter, Part I Gonzalo Lira
A New Generation, an Elusive American Dream Louis Uchitelle, New York Times
Finance spread its own risks but left ours alone Financial Times
Some BIStoric gold swaps FT Alphaville. Be sure to read the comments.
Shopping Centers Struggle, But Hope Seen Wall Street Journal
Modern monetary theory and inflation – Part 1 billy blog. Note Bill claims MMT says what government “should” do. He really is not in a position to dictate MMT “positions” on policy (many if not most of the serious MMT writers in the US would say that MMT tells you about policy tradeoffs, it doesn’t dictate policy choices), so you need to discount his pronouncements.
Executive Compensation and other Parasitic Loads Edwin Lee (hat tip reader Francois T). From last year, but worth reading.
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