The incredible mile-long floating CITY – complete with schools, a hospital, parks and an airport for its 50,000 residents Daily Mail. Paging Richard Smith. Pray tell how you provision this ship….
The Real Significance of Mahendraparvata The Diplomat (Lambert)
Saving Africans from African Savagery CounterPunch (Carol B)
Two dead in Thai protests Sydney Morning Herald (furzy mouse)
Karzai nudges U.S. closer to ‘zero option’ Washington Post
Big Brother is Watching You Watch
Site Still Frustrating at Deadline Bloomberg. Lambert: “Navigators quoted are apologists rather than advocates for clients.”
Inside the Race to Rescue the Health Site, and Obama New York Times
Obamacare Website Getting Fixes as Repair Deadline Passes Bloomberg. Hardly a surprise, but I am pretty sure Lambert called this.
Come Saturday Morning: Perestroika and Austerity Phoenix Woman, Firedoglake (Carol B)
Is Puerto Rico the next Detroit? Washington Post
Former Fed Chief Greenspan Sees No Bubble in Dow 16,000 Bloomberg. Note Greenspan threw in the towel on the dot-com bubble right before its spectacular 3 months final blowout phase.
Waiting for bitcoin to get boring Felix Salmon
When HSBC Closes Your Bank Account Without Telling You Huffington Post
Firms race to transmit Wall Street data at nearly light speed Los Angeles Times
A Trusting Couple, Now Thrown for Two Loops Gretchen Morgenson, New York Times
Sorry, Folks, Rich People Actually Don’t ‘Create The Jobs’ Business Insider (furzy mouse)
Also, pinging members of the Colorado bar! I could use a small favor. If you are up for considering my request, please e-mail yves-at-nakedcapitalism.com. Thanks!
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