Scientists Finally Pinpoint the Pathogen That Caused the Irish Potato Famine Smithsonian. Caused?
Origins of Human Culture Linked to Rapid Climate Change Science Daily
Why Aren’t There More Storm Cellars in Oklahoma? The Atlantic
The Four Charts That Really Matter Arctic Sea Ice Blog (SW)
Global inaction shows that the climate sceptics have already won Martin Wolf, FT
Apple Avoids Paying $17 Million In Taxes Every Day Through A Ballsy But Genius Tax Avoidance Scheme Business Insider. Great headline. (Bloomberg; Reuters; Times, “unbelievable chutzpath”).
Lessons at the Zero Bound: The Japanese and U.S. Experience Federal Reserve Bank of New York
And Then There is Bernanke Tim Duy’s Fed Watch
Schizophrenic investors expect slump: bet on boom Ambrose Evans-Pritchard, Daily Telegraph
Home Depot earnings beat expectations USA Today
For Dimon, the Hard Part Now Begins WSJ. Who gets the upper bunk?
Law: The inner circle FT (Front page headline: “State vs Wall Street: Are Manhattan prosecutors too close to the banks?” I eagerly clicked through, wondering how the new comics section would handle an FT Pink background….)
It’s all been for nothing – that is, if we ignore the millions of jobs lost etc Bill Mitchell – billy blog
Why Suburban Poverty is Less Visible and More Insidious The Atlantic (DD)
As Job Flow Slows, Americans Get Stuck in Place Peter Orszag, Bloomberg
Bring Back Ken Starr Bill Keller, Times. First time as farce, second time as?
Greg Sargent (and others) are playing us rubes! Daily Howler. Republican over-reach.
Money launderers still not hung to dry presseurop. Cyprus.
South hit by huge electricity blackout Bangkok Post
You Say You Want a Peaceful Revolution Power of Narrative. Arthur’s answer to “Yes, but how?”
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