Timeline: Israeli attacks on Syrian targets Al Jazeera
The Angry Arabs Will No Longer Fight Against Syria Moon of Alabama
Remote Control: Our drone delusion The New Yorker
Greece’s privatization: New beginning or false dawn? Ekathimerini
Live for life Beppe Grillo’s Blog
Kosovo organ trafficking scandal widens Independent. “… harvested their kidneys and sold them to wealthy recipients ….” I wonder if these wealthy recipients have names.
Warren Buffett sees ‘brutal’ damage for savers from central bank money printing Ambrose Evans-Pritchard, Telegraph
The Magic Lever London Review of Books. How the big banks get away with it.
Management, to the Barricades! Gretchen Morgenson, Times. Entrenchment.
N.Y. Plans Homeowner Enforcement Against Financial Firms Bloomberg. Oh, yeah, right.
Obama heads out on new jobs tour – first stop: Austin, Texas Reuters. Oh, yeah, right.
The fake jobseekers’ questionnaire reveals a new kind of nanny state Guardian. Nudge theory in the UK.
From Bad Jobs to Good Jobs Truthout. “The strongest payoff comes with socializing and universalizing health and retirement coverage.” Obama didn’t do the first, and is trying to bargain away the second.
What is a Job Guarantee? Bill Mitchell – billy blog
Dispersants Make Oil Spills 52 Times more Toxic Oilprice.com
Venezuela’s government condemns Obama’s comments Miami Herald
For India’s poor, a school under a railway bridge Asahi Shimbun
GunFAIL XVI Daily Kos
How Education Generates Profits for the Canny Diane Ravitch
Have You Seen This Book? An O.E.D. Mystery Sasha Weiss
Pay in Blood: May Day and Modern Politics Empire Burlesque
Walk Left, Stand Right Normative Signs. Note Sunstein reference.
The Economics of Social Status ribbon farm
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