This Cheat Sheet Will Make You Win Every Climate Argument Mother Jones (Barry Ritholtz)
Don’t Mandate Labeling for Gene-Altered Foods Cass R. Sunstein, Bloomberg. Well, I suppose you can give him credit for being consistent
Communication by the European Central Bank: Inconsistent, yet effective? VoxEU. Speaking of consistency….
Austerity and the Unraveling of European Universal Health Care Dissent Magazine (Carol B)
Schäuble warns EU bank rescue agency needs treaty changes and
Banking union needs firm foundations Wolfgang Schäuble, Financial Times. He’s not the first to point this out, but this means no finesses.
27% of Spaniards are out of work. Yet in one town everyone has a job Independent (Lambert)
Debating Bill Maher on Muslims, Islam and US foreign policy Glenn Greenwald
Tomas de Torquemada in the U.S. armed forces McClatchy (Chuck L)
C. Wright Mills Explains the End of Liberalism Firedoglake (Carol B)
Medicare Drug Program Putting Seniors, People With Disabilities At Risk Huffington Post (Carol B). Some questions re provenance, but I’ve heard a lot of anecdotes along these lines.
Newspaper Monopoly That Lost Its Grip New York Times
‘In Praise of Econowonkery’ Mark Thoma
The job fatality rate isn’t budging, and no wonder, with penalties this low Daily Kos (Carol B)
Corporate Boards Are Still Failing Dean Baker
The price for junk bonds’ Golden Age will be slower growth Jon Authers, Financial Times
The Growing Cost of Having Kids Is Tipping More Women Towards Ambivalence about Motherhood AlterNet. Depressions do that.
Science fiction novels for economists Noah Smith (FT Alphaville)
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