Don’t be blinded by the web. The world is actually stagnating Guardian (hat tip reader May S)
Johannesburg at risk from acid lakes Independent (hat tip reader May S)
Surrogate mother fought legal battle after learning that would-be parents were violent Daily Mail (hat tip reader furzy mouse)
WikiLeaks Springs a Leak TruthDig (hat tip reader furzy mouse)
The Economics of Blogging and The Huffington Post New York Times (hat tip reader Buzz Potamkin)
The West Loses Its Favorite Tyrant Der Spiegel (hat tip reader May S)
Merkel: Egypt must keep peace with Israel Associated Press
Gallery of Failed ‘Experts’: Ambassador Marc Ginsberg AntiWar (hat tip reader May S)
‘China ready to go to war to safeguard national interests’ Times of India
Malware Aimed at Iran Hit Five Sites, Report Says New York Times (hat tip reader Crocodile Chuck)
When Income Grows, Who Gains? Economic Policy Institute (hat tip reader Deus-DJ)
Obama’s Deal with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Robert Reich (hat tip reader furzy mouse)
5 Ways Corporate Scavengers Are Making Big Money Off Our Economic Pain AlterNet (hat tip reader furzy mouse)
This house believes that the global elite serve the masses Economist (hat tip reader Joe M) versus Democracy’s Fading Light Arundhati Roy (hat tip Andrew) Today’s must read.
Antidote du jour (hat tip reader bob). More details here:
This ermine was seen outside of the Lawrence’s home in Lake Placid. Ermines turn white in the winter with a black tail that acts as a decoy for predators.