Farmers and Seed Producers Launch Preemptive Strike against Monsanto Cornucopia (hat tip reader furzy mouse)
F.B.I. Seeks Help Cracking Code in Victim’s Notes New York Times (hat tip reader Buzz Potamkin)
Stabilising nuclear plant to take years Financial Times.
Sad corollary: Official: Tens of thousands of evacuees can’t head home for months CNN (hat tip Richard Smith)
WANTED: U.S. workers for crippled Japan nuke plant Reuters (hat tip reader furzy mouse)
The Real Reason Gas Prices Are Soaring DailyFinance (hat tip reader furzy mouse)
The best alternative to a new global currency Joseph Stiglitz, Financial Times. This piece summarizes the statement of “The Beijing Group” and the 16 economists participating in addition to Stiglitz are listed at the end of the article.
The Mellon Doctrine Paul Krugman, New York Times
GE Flubs a Pushback Against The New York Times Columbia Journalism Review
Something to declare: cabin crew in €20m forgery scam Independent (hat tip reader Buzz Potamkin)
Bill Gross on fiscal profligacy and dumping the negative real yields of treasuries Ed Harrison. I had wanted to shred this. One of my money manager correspondents deemed Gross’s latest to be “the shriek of the rentier”.
Buffett: The Secret of My Successor Rolfe Winkler, Wall Street Journal
ForeclosureHamlet.org aka Lisa Epstein Under Attack by Nationwide Title Clearing 4ClosureFraud. Wow, NTC’s law firm isn’t very competent at bullying. But it is still unpleasant to be on the receiving end of nastygrams.
It’s SOS for the S.E.C.! Polite Mary Schapiro Polices the Plutocrats Moe Tkacik, New York Observer
Wisconsin’s Professors Unionize in Defiance of Walker’s Law Bloomberg (hat tip Buzz Potamkin)
In A Stunning Turnabout, The US Government Announces That It Will Act In The Best Interests Of The Country Henry Blodgett, Clusterstock
Institute Of International Finance Wins Two Nobel Prizes Simon Johnson
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