I dream of weenie: My life as a female competitive eater Salon (hat tip reader Buzz Potamkin)
China’s Thirsty Problem Caixin
Euro zone warns Greeks on sovereignty and privatization Reuters (hat tip reader Valissa). In case you somehow had any doubt that Greece has been subjugated by bankers….
Greece Survives the Summer, Prognosis for Future Not So Hot Dave Dayen, FireDogLake
Women hold key to Strauss-Kahn comeback Financial Times
How Now-Shaky Case Against Strauss-Kahn Once Seemed So Solid New York Times
Recovery falters in finance but jobs flourish Financial Times
Sweeney has strong words for Christie NJ Star-Ledger. NJ politics get even uglier!
A Template for MBS Settlements and How Safety-and-Soundness Regulation Is Incompatible with Law Enforcement Adam Levitin, Credit Slips
Corporate Cash Con Paul Krugman, New York Times
Obama’s Original Sin Frank Rich, New York (hat tip Robert G). Today’s must read.
Antidote du jour (yes, this is the Sydney Harbor Bridge….)