The Fed & Big Banking at the Crossroads Paul Volcker, New York Review of Books
Hedge funds copy Soros’s regulatory sidestep FT. Family values.
Here’s a fat cat bragging about rigging IL bond ratings to kill pensions Suburban Guerrilla
Big Brother Is Watching Watch
Members of Congress denied access to basic information about NSA Glenn Greenwald, Guardian
Edward Snowden’s Life Just Flat-Out Fun And Exciting America’s Finest News Source (mofu)
More Sinned Against than Manning Jacob Bacharach
What’s next for Moral Mondays? Facing South
Tony Bennett’s Day of Reckoning Has Come: Is Corporate Reform Far Behind? Education Week. Charters = corruption.
A Story About Michelle Rhee That No One Will Print Taking Note. Charters = corruption.
The $4 Million Teacher Online WSJ. Hagiography with a buried lead: “are students actually learning more in hagwons [Korean private private, after-school tutoring academies]? That is a surprisingly hard question to answer.”
New TransCanada Pipeline Plan Dwarfs Keystone XL DeSmog Blog
A way of life on the brink of extinction in the Louisiana bayous Independent (CL)
Egypt Warns on Standoff Over Sit-Ins Online WSJ
Science and Social Control: Political Paralysis and the Genetics Agenda Independent Science News
Militarized vision Geographical Imaginations
Friday Puzzler: Sexual Assault and the US Military Political Violence at a Glance
The Art of the Phony New York Review of Books
A much-maligned engine of innovation Martin Wolf, FT. “The entity that takes the boldest risks and achieves the biggest breakthroughs is not the private sector; it is the much-maligned state.”
Hard Rain: The Progressive Principle of Collective Punishment Empire Burlesque
Bin Laden’s insights and the Egyptian Coup Ian Welsh. Must read.
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