Apologies for lack of my own posts. Competing responsibilities, including taping a session with Harry Shearer today.
Trees Call for Help—And Now Scientists Can Understand National Geographic
Defense lawyer shows Steele’s links to Prenda Law ars technica (Scott S)
India promises to upgrade its rail network Telegraph. Lambert highly recommends the pix.
More on China’s debt-to-GDP ratio FTAlphaville
Fed and Bank of Japan caused gold crash Ambrose Evans-Pritchard, Telegraph
Yen gains on Japanese investor inflows Financial Times
The New “Nazis” Of Spain Wolf Richter. The creepy bit here is the branding: the anti-bank types are being called Nazis.
IMF warns on risks of excessive easing Financial Times
U.S. takes step toward possible military intervention in Syria Los Angeles Times
Shell Shock Lite Jeremiah Goulka, Tom Dispatch
A Senate in the Gun Lobby’s Grip Gabrielle Gifford, New York Times (Richard Smith)
Police: Five to 15 Killed in Texas Explosion Wall Street Journal
Search For Explosion Victims Will Continue Through The Night In West KWTX. Lambert says best coverage so far. Sad too.
NY voters say corruption is a major problem Politics on the Hudson. Quelle surprise!
Cheap theater Michael Smith
More Reinhardt/Rogoff fallout. I need to write something on this, aargh:
Austerity after Reinhart and Rogoff Robert Pollin and Michael Ash, Financial Times. This was the least the pink paper could do after putting RR’s lame defense on the first page yesterday.
Counterparties: R-squared regression analysis Felix Salmon. Notice dig of Ezra Klein
Reinhart-Rogoff, Continued Paul Krugman. Krugman’s first of three. Noteworthy because the good professor finds it very hard to criticize a seemingly upstanding member of his club
Marathon Angry Bear
Foreclosing On The Life Story In Your Head Credit Slips
A ‘Whom Do You Hang With?’ Map Of America NPR (Lambert). This is pretty cool
An Aside To My Readers Archdruid Report
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