Inside a mile-deep open-pit copper mine after a catastrophic landslide BoingBoing. Lambert: “Definitely Yikes. Click through for spectacular image.”
Some Windows XP Users Can’t Afford To Upgrade Slashdot (Chuck L)
Boeing in the dark over 787 battery fires Financial Times
The Hidden Global Poverty Problem Triple Crisis
Is crisis spreading east? Guardian. More like independent gestation. The Japanese had trouble managing the transition from an export-driven to a more balanced economy, and deliberately blew asset bubbles to try to stimulate more consumption. Oops!
The great Aussie rip-off MacroBusiness. This makes me feel an itty bitty bit less sad about not living in Sydney.
EU near austerity limit, says Barroso Guardian. This is a BIG deal. The EU has now joined the IMF in backing off from austerity. This puts them at loggerheads with Germany. Fur is gonna fly!
Yet more Boston Bombing:
The Dzhokhar Complaint Marcy Wheeler
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/IanWelsh/~3/yUoXqFMQArE/“>Boston is the end result of a broken system Ian Welsh
Taylor Swift Now Dating Watertown Boat Onion (Lambert)
Showdown looms over State Secrets Privilege in ‘No-Fly List’ Case Politico (Chuck L)
Fed Still Owes Congress a Blueprint on Its Emergency Lending New York Times
Release of Attica Riot records seems likely The Daily News
Markets Insight: Misuse of collateral creates systemic risk Satyajit Das, Financial Times
Regulators Get Banks to Rein In Bonus Pay Wall Street Journal. Before you get too excited, none of the banks in question are TBTF.
Bribery probe lifts Walmart directors’ pay Financial Times. A wee incentive problem here, no?
Should bishops run the banks? Robert Peston, BBC
Do entrepreneurs matter? VoxEU
Why Politics and Economics Are a Toxic Cocktail Mark Thoma, The Fiscal Times
Economists afraid of ethics? MacroBusiness
The Recovery in Housing Is Behind Us: David Rosenberg Daily Ticker v. Existing Home Sales: Conventional Sales up Sharply Calculated Risk. Readers?
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