CDC Says Doctors Overprescribe Painkillers Patient Safety Blog
We interrupt this program to warn the Emergency Alert System is hackable ars technica (Chuck L)
The ‘Australian moment’ passes MacroBusiness
China faces a difficult credit bubble workout Financial Times
Plants pollute Hangzhou Bay secretly: report Shanghai Daily (martha r)
Chinese police open fire on unarmed Tibetans Financial Times
Pakistan’s Bin Laden dossier Aljazeera (Synopticist)
Big Brother is Watching You Watch:
Edward Snowden: ‘The US government will say I aided our enemies’ – video interview Guardian. Not as riveting as the first one but still worth seeing. Notice repeated mention of “direct access”.
Judge refuses to grant provisional extradition warrant for Edward Snowden RTE Ireland (Ed M). Second time the US couldn’t be bothered to submit the right paperwork.
Chris Christie’s Boondoggle DSWright, Firedoglake
Financial data groups face NY probe Financial Times
On That September Tapering Tim Duy
May 2013 Consumer Credit Growth of 8.25% Is Imaginary Global Economic Intersection
Nearly 1 in 6 Americans Receives Food Stamps WSJ Real Time Economics
The baby boomer divide Walter Kurtz
Renteria Withdraws Name for CFTC Spot WSJ Washington Wire. this was the candidate who was so unqualified as to be laughable.
Elizabeth Warren, Champion of Small Banks American Banker (registration required)
Corzine off the crook No criminal charges New York Post (1 SK). I think we knew that with the filing of civil charges…but this would have been a slam dunk Sarbanes Oxley case (you could have filed a civil suit, the language for criminal violations is parallel, and filed criminal charges after you prevailed in the civil suit)
Who Decided There Are No Crimes in MF Global Collapse? masaccio, Firedoglake
Fumbling Through the Fog Around Too Big to Fail Simon Johnson, Bloomberg
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