Flying today, and tied up the rest of the day and pretty much all Tuesday. May be back to normal programming Wed. Have some excellent guest posts lined up if I don’t get to weigh in.
The Energy Landscape of 2041 Michael Klare, TomDispatch
Nazi link to thalidomide disaster Herald Sun (hat tip reader Skippy)
Maybe Greek MPs would be right to say No Wolfgang Munchau, Financial Times
Nine Reasons Why Spain Is Not Different Ed Harrison
An unlikely hero battling India’s corruption Independent (hat tip reader May S)
China’s Shadow Banking Looks a Lot Like Sub Prime Alt-A Market EconoMonitor (hat tip Richard Smith)
Wisconsin Judge Said to Have Attacked Colleague New York Times (hat tip reader Skippy)
The desert heat melts Arizona home prices – Phoenix home prices now back to late 1990s levels while state tax collection drop to 1998 levels. The second lost decade in the desert. Think360 (hat tip reader furzy mouse)
Fed Seen Buying $25 Billion a Month in Treasuries After QE2 Comes to End Bloomberg (hat tip reader Hubert). This is not news per se, the Fed had indicated it was using the proceeds from mortgage principal repayments to buy Treasuries.
Debt Hamstrings Recovery Wall Street Journal. The Journal figured this out now?
Too Big to Fail or Too Big to Change Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation (hat tip Richard Smith)
Less economics, more leadership MacroBusiness (hat tip reader Hubert)
The Busts Keep Getting Bigger: Why? Paul Krugman and Robin Wells, New York Review of Books
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