PBoC breaks silence over China cash crunch Financial Times
Latest Brazil protests bring 250,000 on to streets Associated Press
EU banks warns regulation leading to higher funding costs Financial Times
Big Brother is Watching You Watch:
Glenn Greenwald Takes Apart David Gregory for Trying to Criminalize Journalism Crooks and Liars. You need to watch this. Gregory is such a toad.
The NSA’s metastasised intelligence-industrial complex is ripe for abuse Valarie Plame Wilson and Joe Wilson, Guardian
China ‘made final call’ in Snowden’s Hong Kong flight, as US expresses disappointment South China Morning Post
Russia Says It Won’t Intervene on Snowden Wall Street Journal
While I Was Sleeping Atrios
Edward Snowden heads for asylum: Does the US have any options? Christian Science Monitor
US & NSA Accused of Criminal Privacy Violations in Dozens of Nations – Snowden Blowback Daily Kos (ohmyheck). Pluto thinks the rest of the world is going to take control of the Internet backbone back (admittedly, that will take a while). We had said that was likely when this story broke.
Employers Test Plans That Cap Health Costs New York Times
Retirement Planning by New York Times Commenters masaccio, Firedoglake
QE myths and the Expectations Fairy Frances Coppola
Central banks told to head for exit Financial Times. The BoJ has a different plan, clearly. Plus notice the plug for austerity.
Et Tu, Bernanke? Paul Krugman, New York Times
The Housing Finance Mechanism In The US Is Not Fixed David Kotok, Clusterstock
Modifications Decline Significantly; Foreclosure Sales Rise Mortgage News Daily
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