Berlin Researchers Crack the Ptolemy Code Der Spiegel
Court overturns US tycoon’s will that left fortune to Panama’s poor Guardian (hat tip reader John M)
Japan Recycles Minerals From Used Electronics New York Times
Obama’s promise to end tax cuts for rich unravels Financial Times
Foreclosure? Not So Fast Wall Street Journal
Monsanto’s Fortunes Turn Sour New York Times. Couldn’t happen to a more deserving bunch.
Chamber of Commerce ‘takes both sides’ on economic stimulus Raw Story (hat tip reader John D0
Wall Street’s Global Race to the Bottom Robert Reich (hat tip reader John M)
Pandering To Clients, Firm Distances Itself From Wall Street Whistleblower’s Testimony Shahien Nasiripour, Huffington Post
Fiscal Sustainability and Fiscal Rules Ben Bernanke (hat tip reader Glen, from Calculated Risk). QE2 for the banks, hair shirts for the rest of us.
Hegel on Wall Street J.M. Bernstein, New York Times (hat tip reader Crocodile Chuck
Larry Summers and the Subversion of Economics Charles Ferguson, The Chronicle
BTW, there was a RICO suit filed against MERS yesterday. It’s completely batshit and will go nowhere. I got an earful from my attorney buddies, this sort of case destroys the cred of the ones that have some merit.
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