Illinois named worst state for retirement Chicago Breaking Business
The Seven Myths of ‘Slums’ STWR (hat tip reader May S)
US seeks to raise trade pressure on China Financial Times
Last Stand in Kandahar Matthieu Aikins, The Walrus (hat tip reader Michael A)
Time for negotiation in Afghanistan Guardian
Germany admits enslaving and abusing a generation of children Independent (hat tip reader May S)
WikiLeaks cables: Mervyn King plotted banks bailout by four cash-rich nations Guardian (hat tip reader May S)
Judge Voids Key Element of Obama Health Care Law New York Times
Obama haters praise his tax policies because they believe those policies will make him fail Bill Black. Um, he and his colleague Randy Wray do not appear to be fully on the same page here!
Incoming GOP Financial Services Chairman: Washington’s Role Is “To Serve The Banks” AlterNet (hat tip reader furzy mouse)
How Hedge Funds Create Criminals Lynn Stout, HBR Blogs. OMG, hedge funds are deemed to be a “criminogenic environiment”!
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