I apologize if I missed some hat tips today; I’m a bit more distracted than usual.
The Schmidle Muddle of the Osama Bin Laden Take Down Registan (hat tip Tom Adams). A sighting of propaganda at the New Yorker.
Facebook Comes Before Tap Water as India’s Poor Get Smartphones Bloomberg (hat tip Buzz Potamkin)
French court orders probe of IMF chief Lagarde Associated Press
The Full Backstory On The New Investigation Into Christine Lagarde Clusterstock (hat tip reader furzy mouse)
UK’s secret policy on torture revealed Guardian (hat tip Buzz Potamkin)
Beefed-up burgernomics Economist (hat tip reader freude bud)
Washington’s appetite for self-destruction Jacob Weisberg, Financial Times
New Fee to Bank Cash Wall Street Journal. Negative yields were a staple in deflationary Japan. A step in that direction?
This is a classic liquidity crisis Ed Harrison
America’s city of broken dreams: 50 jobless and destitute people set up forest community on New York’s doorstep Daily Mail (hat tip reader Bruno)
Big Money Gets Into Landlord Game Wall Street Journal
SJC expands right to challenge bank seizures Boston Globe (hat tip reader Deontos)
Standing to Invoke PSAs as a Foreclosure Defense Adam Levitin, Credit Slips
Citigroup Said to Get California Subpoena Over Mortgage Deals Bloomberg (hat tip Lisa Epstein)
This Astronomical Recession New York Times (hat tip reader furzy mouse)
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