A Billion Angry Brains: An Investigation of Online Hostility and A Billion Angry Brains: The Four Types of Online Hostility Psychology Today (AbyNormal)
VA Proves Fear of Malpractice Suits Isn’t Responsible for Overtesting Patient Safety Blog
Mandela’s Tarnished Legacy CounterPunch (Carol B)
‘Debt peril’ awaits 1.25m UK households if rates rise Financial Times
Egypt faces moment of reckoning on its economy as protests wane Financial Times
Al Jazeera staff resign after ‘biased’ Egypt coverage GulfNews (furzy mouse)
Fire Sales cocktailhag, Firedoglake (Carol B)
Big Brother is Watching You Watch:
What the government pays to snoop on you Associated Press
Edward Snowden case: US rebukes China BBC. The US has the nerve to talk about “trust”. I hope they get a dressing-down from China.
President Obama Personally Violating Our Treaty Obligations Marcy Wheeler. Wow, even DiFi has cleared her throat and pretty much told Obama he needs to stop forcefeeding in Gitmo.
Clinton cashes in on her star power with $200,000 speeches nationwide Washington Post. Ugh.
Gold markets have jumped the gun of Bernanke climb-down Ambrose Evans-Pritchard, Telegraph. On the same page as we are re the meaning of Bernanke’s latest remarks.
Labor unions keep strong hold on PA politics Philly (Paul Tioxon)
Wages Have Fallen Fastest In The Lowest Paid Jobs ThinkProgress (Carol B)
Consumer Credit Year Over Year Warren Mosler
16 Senators Seek Inquiry of A.T.M.-Style Pay Cards New York Times
iShares’ Claims Make Me Nervous Paul Amery, IndexUniverse
Grumbles Follow Plan to Raise Bank Capital Floyd Norris, New York Times
Shadow Inventory Real Estate: Banks Sitting on Abandon Properties YouTube (furzy mouse). The important bit is to see the what the houses look like.
Mother Of All Bubbles Pops, Mess Ensues Wolf Richter. Recaps how REITs have been engaging in levered bond speculation (from a BBerg story).
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