The Top 100 Most Strange, Odd, Perplexing and Unintentionally Funny Vintage Valentine Cards EVER! Mitch O’Connell (hat tip reader Valissa)
The Red Planet looks to have been home to a large body of water billions of years ago Scientific American (hat tip Lambert)
Google offering to pay web users to track their every move Yahoo (hat tip reader Lambert). I thought they were doing that already without paying me.
Apple Approves Foxconn Investigation: Why Tim Cook Deserves Credit IB Times. Really? And not all the critical media coverage?
The Death of Public Discourse and the Heavy Snow of Plausibility Health Impact News (hat tip furzy mouse). Whether or not you agree with the dissident views, the censorship is troubling.
Now The Sun tries to call in its favours from Downing Street Independent (hat tip Lambert)
Greece far from safe even after debt swap Willem Buiter, Financial Times
Why no EU plan for default or euro exit? John Dizard, Financial Times
French Elections Potentially More Momentous Then Greek Vote Credit Writedowns
The ECB’s trillion euro bet Charles Wyplosz, VoxEU
Romney Runs as an Outsider but Makes Room for Lobbyists New York Times (hat tip reader May S)
Bruce Fein and Ralph Nader at Harvard Law on”The Lawless American Empire” (hat tip reader Keenan)
America’s failed promise of equal opportunity Salon (hat tip reader May s)
An American budget for the rich and powerful Jeffrey Sachs, Financial Times
STUDY: Businesses Who Employ Undocumented Workers Do Better Clusterstock. Quelle surprise!
A key driver of a US recovery MacroBusiness
So many choices (but none of them are good) Deus Ex Macchiato
It’s still not to late to adopt the Swedish model and stop the financial crisis Trust Your Instincts
Foreign critics should not fear ‘my’ rule Paul Volcker, Financial Times
Armageddon at the Strip Mall Exchequer (hat tip Marshall Auerback)
For California, Attorney General Insisted on Better Terms in Foreclosure Deal New York Times. Let’s see, the LA Times disses Harris’ effort to take a victory lap, while the New York Times cheerleads shamelessly. Who do you believe?
Mortgage Servicer Settlement by State Calculated Risk
FHA Pronounces Budget Problems Gone, Thanks to Foreclosure Fraud Settlement Dave Dayen, Firedoglake. You have to read it. Everyone seems to be double counting the money from a deal that isn’t done yet.
Financial crisis chair Angelides quits mortgage firm Reuters (hat tip reader Lambert)
Mathematics has an Occupy moment mathbabe
[AV meets Naked Capitalism] Bankers and bonuses FT Alphaville
My Application: Head of Public Relations, Goldman Sachs Barry Ritholtz (hat tip reader Scott). I am waiting to hear how his job interviews goes.
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