Rare Bay Bridge lightning strike captured on camera Yahoo (Lance)
Eric Kandel: Unconscious Decision Making Big Think (Aquifer)
Are Drugs Behind Dementia Epidemic? Consortium News (Aquifer). Holy moley.
8 Food Frauds on Your Shopping List Smart Money
Schmallenberg Virus: Scientists Say Spread Is “A Warning To Europe” International Business Times
About Julian Assange’s New Revolutionary Television Show Kevin Gosztola, Firedoglake
The Paranoid Style in Chinese Politics Minxin Pei, Project Syndicate
Details Emerge on Decisions Made by U.S. in China Scandal New York Times
Folks flee the ghost city MacroBusiness
IMF: Global economic recovery fragile and risk of relapse high Guardian. Note this is not how Mr. Market read the report.
Canadian approached for top BoE job Financial Times
Crisis to Suicide: How Many Have to Die Before We Kill the False Religion of Austerity? Lynn Parramore, Alternet
Regulators to Ease a Rule on Derivatives Dealers New York Times. The story includes a nausea-inducing discussion of the lobbying involved.
Investors rebuke Citi board over pay Financial Times
America: A workforce on the wane Financial Times
Bank of New York Mellon Order to Cease and Desist and Order of Assessment of a Civil Money Penalty Issued Upon Consent (Deontos) $6 million penalty for cheating on the Asset-Backed Commercial Paper Money Market Mutual Fund Liquidity Facility
Buffett Rule Fails to Advance in the Senate Dave Dayen, Firedoglake. Lambert points to the comments section….
Megacorps Are Not Overtaxed Lee Sheppard, Forbes
NAFTA and Free Trade Do Not Belong in the Same Sentence Dean Baker (John M)
The Curious Case Of Liquidity Traps And Missing Collateral – Part 1 Claus Vistesen, Credit Writedowns
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