Why German Shepherds Have Had Their Day New York Times
Where Will The Next Pandemic Come From? Wall Street Journal
Steve Jobs and drug policy Glenn Greenwald. There is a long tradition of the use of hallucinogens to gain insight into the nature of our mental filters. It says a lot about our culture that we prohibit their use.
Rembrandt suit shines light inside S&P Sydney Morning Herald (hat tip reader Crocodile Chuck)
Coming Soon: The Drone Arms Race New York Times
Congressional drones Charles Davis. From last week, still important.
Jalaluddin Haqqani, Once CIA’s ‘Blue-Eyed Boy,’ Now Top Scourge For U.S. In Afghanistan Huffington Post (hat tip reader Carol B)
Polish police arrest 2 in IKEA bombings in Europe Associated Press (hat tip Buzz Potamkin)
Call for property price falls in Europe Financial Times
Democracy or the Banks – which do you want? Golem XIV (hat tip reader hello). However, note its set-up is incorrect. Per a regular reader of the German language press via e-mail:
The claim here that Slovakia has to pass it or else is wrong. The issue here is EFSF; it’s a Luxembourg incorporation; it’s not acutally a mulitinational organization like the EU. If Slovakia says no, then its tiny piece of the action has to be made up by the others. Since it’s tiny it’s of no consequence, really. That deal is done, now that the Germans have signed off.
Alabama’s immigration law prompts alarm Los Angeles Times
The Wall Street Occupiers and the Democratic Party Robert Reich
Keeping the ‘Wall Street’ in focus in the Occupy Wall Street protests Daily Kos (hat tip reader Carol B)
‘Occupy Wall Street’ movement stages first rally in Palm Beach County Palm Beach Post (notice the composition of the participants) versus Allen West And Steve King To Occupy Wall Street Protesters: Clean Up, Find A Message Huffington Post (hat tip Lisa Epstein). Note Palm Beach is in West’s district, and pretty much everything he says about OWS is wrong (as well as dismissive)
White House feeds off protest anger Financial Times. The Ministry of Truth wants to have its cake and eat it two.
Antidote du jour (hat tip reader Scott H):