Most readers seem to be happy with the new mobile version of the site, but for those of you who hate it, Lambert describes how to have the desktop version display (and notice that you should get it on an ongoing basis when you visit).
Helping the World’s Smallest Porpoise World Wildlife (furzy mouse)
The Red Queen Was Right: Life Must Continually Evolve to Avoid Extinction Science Daily (furzy mouse)
A Homely Rodent May Hold Cancer-Fighting Clues New York Times (furzy mouse). The last time I saw naked mole rats get any attention was in the movie Fast, Cheap and Out of Control, which I recommend.
PBOC Said to Inject Cash After China Money Rates Jump Bloomberg. Or not: China moves to save its banks, or does it? MacroBusiness
Europe’s pain eases but… MacroBusiness
EC Challenges Legality of Hungary’s Luncheon Voucher Monopoly WSJ Emerging Europe (Lysa)
Violent eviction of Gezi Park gives rise to “standing protesters” Real News Network
Big Brother is Watching You Watch:
Booz Allen, the World’s Most Profitable Spy Organization Bloomberg (furzy mouse)
Government Spying: Why You Can’t ‘Just Trust Us‘ Marcy Wheeler, Nation
A love letter to the NSA agent who is monitoring my online activity Happy Place (Lambert)
Icelandic businessman says plane ready to take Snowden to Iceland Reuters. Ah, but would he ever arrive?
Prisons Full of Innocents David Swanson, Firedoglake (Bunk McNulty)
Colorado: Fracking, Fracking Everywhere, But Not a Drop to Drink? Food & Water Watch
No Blues, but Lots of Green for St Louis Hospital System CEOs Health Care Renewal (Lysa)
The Fed’s Next Move New York Times. Editorial chides the Fed. But Tett approves.
Profits Without Production Paul Krugman, New York Times
Bank of America’s Foreclosure Frenzy Jonathan Weil, Bloomberg
What Periwinkle Looked Like New York Times (Lambert)
Antidote du jour. This is Fisher, who is one of Richard Smith’s cats (along with his sister Minsky). I can attest Fisher is a very smart, goodnatured klutz. Minksy is a bit more standoffish but warms up over time and is the sports star of the pair. Richard has trained both to do quite the array of tricks, and they lurk when trick time of day comes since they like the associated treats.