Yours truly still has no Internet, save at Starbucks. Richard Smith helped with today’s Links.
Damage at Nuclear Plant in Virginia David Swanson
Why the Fukushima disaster is worse than Chernobyl The Independent, h/t May. We ran posts from George Washington asking whether Fukushima would be worse than Chernobyl (the headlines were sensationalistic, but the posts proper had caveats), to the fury of some readers. Well, just give it time…
Monsanto Corn Plant Losing Bug Resistance Wall Street Journal. From the weekend but still important.
CIA’s Bay of Pigs foreign policy laid bare Miami Herald (h/t Buzz Potamkin). 50 years ago now, but still of great interest. The CIA’s own internal account pulls no punches.
IASB criticises Greek debt writedowns Financial Times
The Eurozone is Headed for a Crash CounterPunch (hat tip reader Carol B)
A sceptic’s solution – a breakaway currency Hans-Olaf Henkel, Financial Times. The beginning of an endgame?
Protests urged in Spain over deficit amendment AP/Google. Let’s see how a ‘low deficit’ constitutional amendment works out in Spain. H/t Lambert Strether.
The Sword of Spitzer Legal Affairs (via HuffPo, hat tip reader Deontos)
Give Karl Marx a Chance to Save the World Economy: George Magnus Bloomberg (hat tip reader Arthur)
Pimco’s Gross rues US debt ‘mistake’ Financial Times
Ride the Real Estate Roller Coaster Hullabaloo (h/t Carol B).
Bank Of America Buys Time Via Buffett Effect Francine McKenna, Forbes
BofA’s woes making life difficult for Merrill advisers Investment News
Bank of America Sells Stake in China Construction Bank Dealbook. Raising more capital it doesn’t need, how odd.
Market turmoil lands hedge funds with big losses Financial Times
How an SWF works Macrobusiness. Aussies mull the advantages of an SWF.
Why Michael Lewis Annoys the Bejeepers out of Me Scott Locklin (h/t Larry).
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