When the Marketing Reach of Social Media Backfires New York Times
Latest nuclear plant explosion in Japan raises radiation fears Washington Post
PHOTOS SHOW MASSIVE NUKE PLANT DAMAGE, COOLING OPERATION ABORTED, FEARS GROW AT REACTORS #5 AND #6 Clusterstock. The risk at reactors 5 and 6 is the spent rods pool, the same one we highlighted for reactor 4 in our post earlier. Terrible.
Japan Says 2nd Reactor May Have Ruptured With Radioactive Release New York Times. This is a pretty fresh story and not at all encouraging.
Certainties of Modern Life Upended in Japan New York Times
History resumes MacroBusiness
The Pentagon and Murder in Bahrain Nick Turse, Tomgram
Driver charged after Harbour Bridge soil dump ABC (hat tip reader Skippy) Sydneysider like major stunts when they are not happy! Remember the “no war” painted on the Sydney Opera House?
Wisconsin pension plan among most secure Stateline
Portugal Downgraded, More Cuts Likely Credit Writedowns
FHA Commissioner David Stevens Cannot Serve Two Masters: Fire Him Immediately masaccio, FireDogLake
Small Banks and Debit Interchange Reform: Winners or Losers? Adam Levitin, Credit Slips
In Lehman’s Demise, a Dwindling Chance of Charges New York Times
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