What’s Really Wrong With the Smart Grid Lisa Margonelli, Atlantic (hat tip reader Crocodile Chuck)
French ban X-ray scans for illegal immigrants as radiation makes them ‘too dangerous’ Daily Mail (hat tip reader May S)
Long Live the Web Tim Berners-Lee, Scientific American (hat tip reader Lee, via the Financial Times)
Could She Reach the Top in 2012? You Betcha Frank Rich, New York Times
Consumer Risks Feared as Health Law Spurs Mergers New York Times
Socially challenging Economist
Are we living in the end times? Al Jazeera (hat tip reader May S). Zizek is quite the iconoclast.
Answering the bunnies James Hamilton
US firms warn Irish over tax move Telegraph (hat tip reader Swedish Lex)
This bail-out blackmail must be stopped Jeremy Warner, Telegraph. Why aren’t we seeing more of this sort of headline?
Banks walk away from houses rdan Angry Bear
““Countrywide Routinely Failed to Send Key Docs to MBS Trustees” Mark Thoma. This confirms what we were told quite some time ago and reported here, that Countrywide did not convey the notes to the securitization trust. Countrywide reported to the SEC that it securitized 96% of the loans it originated. Having official confirmation is a big deal.
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