Genetically modified alfalfa confirmed in Washington test sample OregonLive (furzy mouse)
No One Has to Tweet American Prospect. Actually say the reverse. I hate Twitter, even though I use it a bit. Newspeak. The last thing our culture needs is more rapid reaction, lower content media.
The REAL Fukushima Danger George Washington
A Campaign in Germany With Influence Beyond New York Times
Clifford Chance trainee lawyer faces sack after describing his work as ‘f***ing people over for money’ Independent (Chuck L). FYI, Clifford Chance is top drawer, like Davis Polk here.
Plan to rid Syria of stockpile poses new challenges Washington Post
Syria weapons deal averts US military move for now Associated Press
Putin eyes Obama’s Iran file Asia Times. Important.
Big Brother is Watching You Watch:
Reporter talks about what it was like working with Snowden ars technica (Chuck L)
Report: Medical Examiner Shiping Bao Claims George Zimmerman Shot Trayvon Martin In The Back NewsOne. From what I can tell, this story is still languishing in alternative media.
Mississippi sitting on $872 million of Katrina funds Daily Kos (furzy mouse)
Oakland, reeling from gun violence, aims for unprecedented solution Los Angeles Times
Heartless: Nevada Dumps 1,500 Mental Patients Via One-Way Greyhound Ticket to California Alternet (furzy mouse)
Factory Rebirth Fizzles in U.S. as Work Shipped Overseas Bloomberg. I was really hopeful about reshoring…
Immigrants lacking papers work legally — as their own bosses Los Angeles Times
The Post-Lecture Classroom: How Will Students Fare? Atlantic (furzy mouse). Lambert: “Ugh. A Dean does a study funded by a technology company. This has the stench of corruption.”
After a Financial Flood, Pipes Are Still Broken Gretchen Morgenson, New York Times
Wall St. Exploits Ethanol Credits, and Prices Spike New York Times
Everything Wrong With America In One Simple Image AddictingInfo (Carol B)
Antidote du jour. Furzy mouse writes that this horse, Akhal-Teke from Turkmenistan, is has been declared to be the world’s most beautiful horse, but I have no idea how that was determined.