Doctors shocked by spread of swine flu – and its severity Independent (hat tip reader May S)
Face mask that’s so good every crook wants one Independent (hat tip reader May S)
Zimbabwe’s ‘Blood Diamonds’ exposed by Wikileaks cable Ambrose Evans-Pritchard, Telegraph
Anonymous cyberwarriors stun experts Financial Times. I wonder if this is being misread or maybe even misrepresented. You have a lot of libertarians among techies. What is happening could be a groundswell, as in techies who have not been active in Anonymous before pitching in too.
Kettling, the Media and #day3x Fintag (hat tip Richard Smith). This eyewitness account indicates why the media reports of student protests in the UK are more than a little bit misleading.
OECD Education Rankings – 2010 Our Times. Reader May S highlights that the US has a lesser percentage of percentage of 25-34 year-olds who have completed an upper secondary education. In fact it is singled out as “the only OECD country where 25-34 year-olds are not better educated than 55-64 year-olds.”
Bank complaints soar even after law changes Associated Press
Money Printing Alea. Seems to support the contention that QE2 is an asset swap….
Bank of America Thaws Foreclosure Freeze Consumerist (hat tip Lisa Epstein)
Housing agencies clash over mortgage-relief program Washington Post
LPS claims stories by Reuters and Florida Times-Union inaccurate, sensational Housing Wire. As Lisa Epstein commented via e-mail, “Housing Wire, the go-to place for your LPS press releases.”
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