Our Orgastic Future Lapham’s Quarterly (mookie)
“Alternatives” Isn’t a Dirty Economic Word HBR Blog. “The strength of TINA as a governing principle is that it’s simple.”
$100M in natural gas being burned off monthly in ND MSN News (CB)
Wonkbook: The most uncomfortable question in today’s jobs report Wonkbonk, WaPo. “Has there even been an economic recovery?” Simple answers to simple questions: No.
U.S. Cuts Take Increasing Toll on Job Growth Jackie Calmes and Catherine Rampell, Times
Ever Expanding Government Employment Econbrowser
Top Fed economist slams ‘incoherent’ ECB Ambrose Evans-Pritchard, Daily Telegraph
Big Brother Is Watching Watch
Crying Wolf, Wolf, Wolf Moon of Alabama. At least Bush had the common decency to resort to gaslighting in an election year, not an off year. Let’s just hope the administration doesn’t engineer too much corroborative detail intended to give artistic verisimilitude to an otherwise bald and unconvincing narrative.
Utah officials seek to exempt NSA center from tax San Francisco Chronicle
Why have so many liberals been silent about NSA spying? Ana Marie Cox, Guardian. Because they’re for it.
Paralyzed man sues Delta for making him crawl off plane UPI. Zeitgeist watch.
‘Democratic wing’ of Democratic Party takes on Wall Street Robert Borosage, Reuters. CEOs going to jail?! A Post Office Bank? Oh wait, it’s Yellen v. Summers. Z-z-z-z-z….
Obama-Fueled Speculation on Fed Pick Political Circus Bloomberg. Geithner’s Obama’s “counselor.”
Jobs Gloom Cyprus Daily
The Turkish Left LRB
Fukushima clean-up turns toxic for Japan’s Tepco Reuters. Not good.
Marxism vs social democracy Stumbling and Mumbling
What doux-commerce means to me Magic, Maths, and Money
Has the Rise of Online Shopping Made Traffic Worse? The Atlantic
‘Götterdämmerung’ from Wagner’s ‘Ring’ at Bayreuth FT. 15 minutes of booing. Sad, sad, sad.
Outgrowing the Traditional Grass Lawn Scientific American. If you’ve had to mow the grass this weekend, consider alternatives.
On the Far Side of Progress The Archdruid Report
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