Tsunami Mapper Ah, how collective worries evolve. Post 9/11, there was a site (Nuke O Matic?) that allowed you to detonate nuclear weapons of various sizes in locations of your choosing and see how far various types of damage would extend.
How Goldman Sachs Created the Food Crisis Foreign Policy (hat tip reader May S). There is one misleading factoid in the story. It creates the impression that independent traders are the ones who make the most money from monthly commodities contract rolls. Not so. The practice is called “date rape” and its leading practitioner is….Goldman.
Manning and Mohammed cases: Tilting the scales of justice Los Angeles Times (hat tip Buzz Potamkin)
Bin Laden’s great escape: How the world’s most wanted man made fools of elite troops who’d trapped him in his mountain lair Daily Mail (hat tip reader May S)
John Walsh: This story has far too many holes Independent (hat tip Buzz Potamkin)
A Run on Grameen Bank’s Integrity ZSpace (hat tip reader Thomas R)
Where China Outpaces America Nicholas Kristof, New York Times
Johann Hari: Donald Trump’s lunacy reveals core truth about the Republicans Independent (hat tip reader May S)
‘Docs v. Glocks’ goes to Governor Central Florida Political Pulse
UPDATEDx3!!! Anonymous Urges Caution on Chamber Release Daily Kos. Not sure whether this is a plant or the real deal…stay tuned….
Evidence Overwhelmingly Against Another Tax Amnesty for Overseas Corporate Profits Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
Law Students Lose the Grant Game as Schools Win New York Times
Guest column: Iowa’s Miller should return big banks’ donations Des Moines Register
The High Cost of Low Teacher Salaries New York Times.
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