U.S. scanners present skin cancer risk: MDs AFP (hat tip reader May S). I must note this piece cites only one MD, but the flip side is that pilots, who will be screened far more frequently than most passengers, are not happy about the radiation risk posed by the scanners.
Duke cancer researcher quits as papers questioned Associated Press. Reader John M adds, “This doesn’t happen to economists, but it still happens to scientists.”
China’s New Drones Raise Eyebrows Wall Street Journal (hat tip reader Skippy)
A Day After Schooling Banksters, “New Documents” Comes to Light in Waters Ethics Case Dave Dayen, FireDogLake
Debt, Deleveraging, and the Liquidity Trap: A Fisher-Minsky-Koo approach Gauti B. Eggertsson and Paul Krugman
Our model suggests, however, that when the economy is faced by a large deleveraging shock, increased price flexibility – which we can represent as a steeper aggregate supply curve – actually makes things worse, not better.
tax cuts and deficit commissions Linda Beale
Some thoughts on the muni market Bond Girl (hat tip Calculated Risk)
Unions Yield on Two-Tier Wage Scales to Preserve Jobs New York Times
Who Gains From The Eurozone Fiasco? China Simon Johnson
Rep. Brad Miller: “Protecting bank solvency has been a goal of Treasury that I do not share” Dave Dayen, FireDogLake
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