An Australian Insect Sampler Scientific American.
Bald eagles rebound from near extinction Oregonian.
Shiller Defends Goldman Sachs, Praises Finance Bloomberg. Word of the day: Aptronym.
Treasury issues subpoenas in investigation into funding for pro-MEK lobby campaign Yahoo Envoy. Ed Rendell, Tom Ridge, Louis Freeh, Gen. Hugh Shelton.
Credit default swaps are insurance products. It’s time we regulated them as such Big Picture (furzy mouse).
Want hard-working and happy staff? Ban their smartphones! Daily Mail (MS).
Health chief warns: age of safe medicine is ending Independent (MS).
Fracking: Pennsylvania Gags Physicians Truthout (MS).
The REAL Cause of the Global Obesity Epidemic Washington’s Blog.
Groups Say They Won’t Stop Feeding Homeless in City Parks NBC Philadelphia.
Versailles, the Would-Be Biggest House in America Business Week. With handy comparison chart.
Learning from campaigns, writing on issues Angry Bear. Lakoff’s schtick, but a true schtick.
Obama’s evolution: Behind the failed ‘grand bargain’ on the debt WaPo. Yes, Obama really was willing to raise [the age of] Medicare eligibility [presumably to 67 from 65].
Romney: Santorum an ‘economic lightweight’ Chicago Tribune.
China’s path to reform Guardian.
Enter the dragon: China’s PM calls for reform Sidney Morning Herald.
‘All change after Bo’s downfall‘ South China Morning Post.
The Kennedy assassination: Did Castro know in advance? Miami Herald book review. “In a brutal irony, the CIA was delivering to Cubela a poison-tipped ballpoint pen with which to kill Castro at the very moment that Oswald was shooting Kennedy.”
Partial equilibrium intuitions about choice Interfluidity. Choice does not always improve welfare. Interesting!
Antidote du jour: Scott’s Arnold: