Sorry for thin links, I did a lot of posts yesterday, plus a little day job work.
China Halts Shipments to U.S. of Tech-Crucial Minerals Live Science. Ohh, predictable but still not good. This has high odds of leading to real escalation. This may be short lived just to prove a point, but I fear not.
The Perfect Storm Robert Reich
deflation, technology, and political economy Joe Costello
Will Bankers go to Jail for Foreclosure-gate? Steve Gandel, Time. At least the question is being asked.
The Normalization of Sociopathology in America Of Two Minds (hat tip reader May S)
Lie of the Tiger Foreign Policy (hat tip reader May S)
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