Spain’s youth rally against unemployment Al Jazeera
Debtors’ prisons are back: how heart-warmingly Dickensian! Washington Monthly
Banks under fire for bumping up debt repayments in ‘recreations’ of original loan agreements This Is Money (RS). Very stale. But is there reason to think “produce the note” won’t work for all forms of bank debt, given the shambolic state of banksters’ IT systems?
Central banks move into riskier assets FT. What could go wrong?
New Skype Malware Makes Computers Mine Bitcoins Geekosystem (RS)
The Terrible, Awful Truth About SSDI The Last Psychiatrist (diphtheria)
Chained, chained, chained Democracy in America, Economist. If ObamaCare “bends the cost curve,” Chained CPI may net out OK. Also too ponies.
Carl Hiaasen: NRA’s task is to frighten, sell more guns Miami Herald. The NRA’s self-licking ice cream cone.
Despite Mishaps, NRA Instructor Blasts Bills New Haven Independent
The Cultural Fight for Guns Adam Gopnik, The New Yorker
Enron’s Skilling in Talks With U.S. on Possible New Term Bloomberg (MS). Well, sure. Under Obama Skilling would never have been prosecuted, so where’s the justice in jail time?
If Shareholders Say ‘Enough Already,’ the Board May Listen Gretchen Morgensen, Times
“Saving” ≠ “Saving Resources”* Angry Bear
You Cannot Run a Public Service like a Business, and Here’s Why Scriptonite Daily
Sangerville residents place moratorium on east-west corridor development Bangor Daily News. Home rule win against a potentially extra-territorial privatized highway scheme.
When did you get hooked? LBR. One big spoiler for Game of Thrones.
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