Cinnabon President Kat Cole: Hustling the Gut Bomb Businessweek
Why Judges Are Scowling at Banks Gretchen Morgenson, Times
Fed Too Familiar With Lost Labor Seeking New Message for Policy Bloomberg. Stupid banksters didn’t figure workers would say “Take your labor market and shove it,” or shameless deflecting?
The JP Morgan apologists of CNBC Felix Salmon, Reuters
Charter School Gravy Train Runs Express To Fat City Forbes. Asset stripping.
Conflict of interest claims persist in Maine’s Nestle water case Al Jazeera. “Sun slated to appear in East.” Asset stripping.
Talks on Private Air-Traffic Control Turn Serious in U.S. Bloomberg. Asset stripping.
Rubber plate blocking radioactive wastewater NHK World (optimader)
What’s next in the shutdown showdown AP. Timing.
As the clock ticks toward a government shutdown, who’s driving the debate? Christian Science Monitor
Government Heads Toward Shutdown Online WSJ
How The White House Should Bring Back The Platinum Coin: Secretly Business Insider
Insurance crews help protect well-heeled from wildfires Reuters. Oh, which insurance company? AIG.
Number of Americans relocating across the country nears record low in slump following recession Daily Mail. I think a “slump following recession” is called a “depression.”
Big Brother Is Watching Watch
Glenn Greenwald Working On New NSA Revelations AP (GW). No duh, but get this: “… the National Security Agency’s role in what one called a ‘U.S. assassination’ ….” Because freedom!
Zegart joins scholars at NSA for rare briefing on spy agency’s woes Center for International Security and Cooperation, Stanford. As opposed to a well-done briefing, I imagine (critique).
Time to tame the NSA behemoth trampling our rights Yochai Benkler, Guardian (BR). Missed this. “[I]n pursuit of its bureaucratic mission to obtain signals intelligence in a pervasively networked world, the NSA has mounted a systematic campaign against the foundations of American power: constitutional checks and balances, technological leadership, and market entrepreneurship. The NSA scandal is no longer about privacy, or a particular violation of constitutional or legislative obligations. The American body politic is suffering a severe case of auto-immune disease: our defense system is attacking other critical systems of our body.”
Your Smartphone Spies On What You Type I Programmer (CL)
Kenya government faces questions over siege Al Jazeera
Mail Fakes Nairobi Pictures Moon of Alabama
These are “moderate” Syrian rebels Angry Arab News Service
French were ‘hours’ from military strikes on Syria before phone call from Obama Independent. So “Hollande” is French for “poodle”
Children and Guns: The Hidden Toll Times. Another victory for gun advocates to own.
Design Lessons From iOS 7 HBR. Nut graf: “This iteration of iOS is easily the most intricately tied to the iPhone hardware. Its connections to the sensors of the device allow it to behave according to the laws of physics, making it feel of this world, as opposed to drawing on simple visual metaphors.”
Frog’s Knickers LBR
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