Are humans reshaping Earth? Raw Story
Report on Kabul Bank Corruption Is Classified, Taken Offline Secrecy News (hat tip reader bob). How can you retroactively classify something that was public? Do you erase the brains of everyone who doesn’t have security clearances who read it? In case you are curious….
China’s web spin doctors spread Beijing’s message Bangkok Post (hat tip reader furzy mouse)
Economic Bust in Australia:Near-Record Corporate Bankruptcies, Employment Drops Unexpectedly; Rise in Bad Home Loans;Record Low Property Transactions Michael Shedlock (hat tip reader furzy mouse)
Will Aussie housing go bust? MacroBusiness
Credit Error? It Pays to Be on V.I.P. List New York Times
Stack of Evidence Sealed Galleon Case, Juror Says New York Times. Usually a long time in deliberations is considered to be a good sign for the defendant, but here the jury was being very meticulous about analyzing the evidence.
Sticky prices, leverage, and Pascal’s wager Steve Waldman
Antidote du jour (hat tip reader Barbara B). Turn the sound up: