Ventriloquists for the Powerless Reason Magazine (hat tip reader furzy mouse)
Jetpack soars a mile high Cosmic Log (hat tip reader John M)
Small earthquake in Blackpool, major shock for UK’s energy policy Independent (hat tip reader Crocodile Chuck). Wow, fracking may be producing small earthquakes in the UK. Has anyone in the US taken notice? The Kobe earthquake was apparently set of by a shift in a very few rocks that avalanche-style set off more rocks falling near a thought-to-be-stable fault line.
How Goldmans cost Gaddafi a $1.3bn fortune Independent (hat tip Buzz Potamkin)
Cellphone Radiation May Cause Cancer, Advisory Panel Says New York Times
Irish banks: haircuts for senior bondholders? Financial Times (hat tip reader Swedish Lex)
The EU’s answer to the financial crisis: more EU Brussels Blog (hat tip reader Swedish Lex)
The Economist on Australia MacroBusiness
Pentagon to Consider Cyberattacks Acts of War New York Times (hat tip reader furzy mouse). Putting China on notice.
Mental health experts warn against pace of incapacity benefit cuts Guardian (hat tip reader Swedish Lex)
The Big Fail The Paris Review Moe Tkacik
Madison Ave. Declares ‘Mass Affluence’ Over Too Much (hat tip reader PQS). Be sure to read the comment at the end.
Car Bailouts Left Behind Crash Victims Wall Street Journal (hat tip reader Jay)
S.E.C. Case Stands Out Because It Stands Alone New York Times (hat tip reader furzy mouse). Torre was nuts not to have independent legal counsel.
Feds look to give trustees more power Nashville Business Journal (hat tip Lisa Epstein)
what network science has to say about large universal banks ParetoEconomics (hat tip reader Francois T). Consistent with what the Bank of England’s Andrew Haldane has said about the need for diversity.
Concentration, Manipulation and Margin Calls London Banker. Important despite bland-sounding headline
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