Elephants and livestock battle for water in East Africa CNN (hat tip Buzz Potamkin)
Exclusive: Smoked out: tobacco giant’s war on science Independent (hat tip reader Tim F)
The Responsibility of Intellectuals, Redux Noam Chomsky, Boston Review (hat tip reader Bill)
The imminent yuan float meme MacroBusiness
Markets tumble after ECB’s Jurgen Stark resigns Telegraph (hat tip reader Valissa)
The euro zone is coming apart at the seams now Ed Harrison
Greek PM to give key speech amid hostility Financial Times
How MI6 deal sent family to Gaddafi’s jail Guardian (hat tip Buzz Potamkin)
Political Forces Lining up to Raise Medicare Retirement Age Jon Walker, FireDogLake (hat tip reader Carol B). Thank God I’m as healthy as a horse.
ILWU Protest Closes Ports of Seattle, Tacoma Journal of Commerce (hat tip reader Godwin). The NY Times weighs in, and note the emphasis: Union Dispute, Turning Violent, Spreads and Idles Ports
‘Tea Party Zombies’ Creator Draws Ire AdWeek (hat tip Buzz Potamkin). Wow, they can dish it out but they sure can’t take it.
American Exceptionalism TruthOut (hat tip reader May S)
NOM’s 2009 Victory in Maine Comes Back to Haunt the Organization Pam’s House Blend (hat tip reader Carol B)
Judge accuses Barclays of breach of faith Financial Times. The judge also came as close as a judge can to saying a Barclays exec lied.
Banks Blow Off, Doom Foreclosure Fraud Settlement With AGs Dave Dayen, FireDogLake
Fighting against the big banks Al D’Amato, LI Herald. Mirabile dictu, Pothole Al backs Schneiderman
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