Kitten Adventure Gear REI (Chuck L). Hey, I want my own tiny machete!
Dementia Care Cost Is Projected to Double by 2040 New York Times. Notice how no one discusses possible environmental culprits?
How the Tar Sands Are Crushing Science in Canada io9 (Lambert)
Our Math Deficit Doesn’t Add Up Kevin Drum
Huge fire engulfs Russian skyscraper Channel News Asia (Lambert)
Housing bust plunges Dutch into economic crisis MacroBusiness
Bundesbank launches Deutsche probe Financial Times. We posted on this at length last year. Ahem, some writers pooh-poohed the whistleblower claims. Looks like the Bundesbank is taking this up, to the potential embarrassment of BaFin.
How we learned to stop worrying and love capital controls: From Cyprus, to Iceland, to Brazil Ilene Grabel, Triple Crisis
Deposit insurance after Iceland and Cyprus Anne Sibert, VoxEU
The black helicopter of reason… Attaturk, Firedoglake (Carol B)
Mary Schapiro and Lanny Breuer Give Us the Ultimate Dog-Bites-Man Story Michael Hirsh, National Journal
New Haven Officials Push Retired City Workers to Invest Pension Funds Locally New Haven Independent (May S)
Connecticut Lawmakers Pass Gun-Control Bill Wall Street Journal
Neoliberal Overload Counterpunch (Carol B)
Secrecy for Sale: Inside the Global Offshore Money Maze International Consortium of Investigative Journalists. Yes, I need to post on this…
Wall Street’s Brightest Minds Reveal The Charts That Worry Them Most Clusterstock (Scott)
US pushes sub-prime mortgages (again!?!?!) MacroBusiness
Walmart Strains to Keep Aisles Stocked Fresh New York Times. The story is getting more legs….
More Than 100 Watchdog Groups Demand Full Fair-Lending Compliance and Disclosure in National Mortgage Settlement BCJ (Deontos). Guess the bribes (donations to housing groups) were not spread far and wide enough
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