Fracking sand emissions caught on tape Colorado Independent
To defuse ‘flash’ protest, BART cuts riders’ cell service. Is that legal? Christian Science Monitor (hat tip reader Balaji)
Leaked AT&T Letter Demolishes Case For T-Mobile Merger Broadband Reports
Feral Capitalism Hits the Streets David Harvey (hat tip reader Foppe)
An Open Letter to David Cameron’s Parents Nathaniel Tapley (hat tip Richard Smith)
First rioter given eviction notice Wandsworth Council. Notice the “rioter” in question has only been charged, not convicted.
For all you need to know about Rupert Murdoch, look at his lawyers John Dean, Guardian (hat tip Buzz Potamkin and reader May S)
What the Germans are reading Credit Writedowns
This could be worse than what followed the fall of Lehman Brothers New Statesman (hat tip reader May S)
Obama under water in N.Y. Politico. This is a big deal.
Paul, Santorum and the Sixth War (on Iran) Juan Cole (hat tip reader James B)
A County in Alabama Puts Off Bankruptcy New York Times. This is patently ridiculous, which raises the question of who the governor is trying to protect. My 83 year old mother, who lives in Jefferson County, had figured out 5 years ago that bankruptcy was the way out.
SEC Reviews S&P Math, Possible Leak of Rating Bloomberg. This suggests the SEC is looking into the issue we raised, that of selective disclosure.
Is The Earnings-Yield Divergence Unprecedented? EconomPIc Data
Some $50bn goes to money market funds Financial Times
Consumers, Cast Your Vote Katie Porter, Credit Slips
Consumer sentiment at 30-year low in US Financial Times
Capitalism with a human face? Emanuel Derman, Reuters (hat tip reader Peter J). Another fan of financial firms as utilities.
That Weimar Feeling Matt Stoller, Politico
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