Cashmore on Technology’s Paradigm Shift Ed Harrison
Devilish Packaging, Tamed New York Times
Corruption in Indonesia a case of here comes the bribe Crikey. Crocodile Chuck points out the complacency seems an awful lot like that of the US.
Rats found on Qantas plane just before takeoff Associated Press. Buzz Potamkin: ‘Doesn’t mention what they were fleeing.”
Spain demands compensation over E.coli Financial Times. No defaming those cukes!
Is the IMF an New Form of Colonialism ? – Joseph Stiglitz says “Yes” Political World (hat tip reader Crocodile Chuck)
The Debt Ceiling as a Bargaining Chip Paul Krugman, Truthout (hat tip reader furzy mouse)
MERS foreclosure amendment dies in Oregon House committee Oregon Live (hat tip reader Lisa Epstein). I’ll confess I neglected covering this story thanks to wanting to cut back a bit over the holiday weekend. An Oregon judge not only gave an adverse ruling on a MERS foreclosure, but basically said MERS was such a botch that non-judicial foreclousures might not adequately protect borrowers. A bill to shore up MERS’s status got deep sixed and pronto.
EXCLUSIVE: WI State Election Board Failed to Review Minutes from Waukesha County ‘Recount’ Before Certifying Supreme Court Election Results Brad Blog (hat tip reader furzy mouse)
Employment Data May Be the Key to the President’s Job New York Times. Lame headline alert, but the issue is real.
The Dismal Political Economist Interviews John Maynard Keynes The Dismal Political Economist (hat tip reader Sid F)
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