Michael Pollan: The Omnivore’s Dilemma YouTube (Aquifer)
For Bison, a Touchy Path Back to the Plains New York Times
Megalopolis and its Rivals New Geography (Lambert)
Limits to Growth – The 30 Year Update Club of Rome (furzy mouse)
Who invented the computer? How Stuff Works (Aquifer)
US hires top lawyer to lead Google case Financial Times
Egypt’s women urge MPs not to pass early marriage, sex-after-death laws: report Al Arabiya News (Richard Smith)
Immigration Debate in Switzerland Der Spiegel (furzy mouse)
Young men in Mexico say the US no longer offers them a better future Guardian (John L)
Penn’s vice-dean resigns Philly.com (Lambert)
Obama courts the ‘angry white men’ Financial Times
Price of high-end Hamptons pads soars 35% Crains New York. Notice the headline item was cherry-picked but the trend still seems to be up.
U.S. Firms Add Jobs, But Mostly Overseas Wall Street Journal. Quelle surprise!
Washington Post’s Kaplan and Other For-Profit Colleges Joined ALEC, Controversial Special Interest Lobby Republic Report
Rep. Maxine Waters, CPC Members to Eric Schneiderman: Hire Rep. Brad Miller as Your Cop on the Beat Matt Stoller, Firedoglake
Ally says may put mortgage unit in bankruptcy Reuters. Bloomberg reported on this possibility earlier this month.
Bernanke Calls Krugman “Reckless”; Krugman and Bernanke Both in Academic Wonderland Somewhere Deep in Outer Space Michael Shedlock (furzy mouse)
Attorney General in Mexico Will Investigate Wal-Mart New York Times
Prosecute Wal-Mart, but get rid of anti-bribery law CNN (bob). Not sure I agree with the conclusion, but the observation is correct.
Oil’s Dark Heart Pumps Strong New York Times (Joe Costello)
Inventory Shortages Mean Bidding Wars Are Back (For Now) Wall Street Journal. Memo to readers: real estate is always local, and the Case Shiller index is down in 16 of 20 cities. This with remarkably warm weather which likely pulled activity forward.
The US recovery is thinning MacroBusiness
Justice Kapnick Keeps Bank of America Settlement As Suggests Middle Road Regarding Discovery, Article 77 Proceeding Structured Litigation Blog (Deontos)
Video of the 2012 Ridenhour Prizes (Aquifer)
It’s We Who Win Common Dreams (Aquifer)
Antidote du jour. From Abigail Field, who I gather is recuperating well: