Processed Food and Coronary Capitalism Al Jazeera. When you’ve lost Ken Rogoff …
Drug Quickly Reverses Alzheimer’s Symptoms in Mice Science Daily (furzy mouse).
“The Deal Is Done, but Hold the Applause” Gretchen Morgenstern. Points for citing Yves. I’m seeing the word “deal.” But I’m not seeing the words “term sheet.” Or “public.” Or “final.”
I believe the technical term for all this is “big whoop” LA Times. Points for citing Yves.
There is no political solution to a math problem Big Picture (furzy mouse).
The Problem: “We will admit no wrong.” See at “Stuart Zechman” for the persistent political pattern* undergirding “the deal.” Today’s must read.
Obama: The Great Vaccinator Emptywheel. He immunizes everything!
Romney ekes out Maine caucus win Pravda. Romney 39, Paul 36, Santorum 18, Gingrich 6.
Pierce: “[T]he most carefully manufactured fake in the recent history of American politics.” And that’s saying something.
Anxiety over incomes hits consumer morale Reuters. But that sizzling 8% through-year’s-end unemployment number should get them packing the malls, yessirree.
Skyscraper index points to trouble for China Macrobusiness.
Businessweek Opinions-of-Shape-of-Earth-Differ Journamalism: Paul Krugman Edition. It’s never about being right, it’s always about the tone.
“Libya ‘cannot stop’ fighters joining Syria rebels” FT. So, who will provide transport?
Greek police union wants to arrest EU/IMF officials Reuters. Perp sighted in limo at 200 West.
RBS staff held in tax fraud investigation Telegraph. The investigation is “understood to involve at least two other City banks.”
Five Sun Newspaper Staff Arrested as News Corp. U.K. Bribery Probe Widens Bloomberg. It’s The Sun wot did it. Too.
“Murdoch flies to UK after Sun arrests” FT. The dreaded vote of confidence?
What really happened on the bridge when the Costa Concordia crashed Independent. Did the Captain’s guest share footage?
Eve Arnold photographs: Non-Violence, Virginia, 1960 Magnum. Beautiful!
Antidote of the day (hat tip Coyote Creek). Anybody want to send me a picture of the second cutest cat in the world for tomorrow? lambert_strether [DOT] corrente [AT] yahoo [DOT] com.
NOTE See on “pattern”.