CNY postal worker’s cat video wins $10,000 on ‘America’s Funniest Home Videos Syracuse (bob). CNY = Central New York.
Warming ‘killing penguin chicks’ BBC :-(
Acid Bath Offers New Way to Make Stem Cells Scientific American (Robert M)
The Emerging Bitcoin Civil War Business Insider
The Bundesbank’s proposals possess both rhyme and reason! Yanis Varoufakis. The Germans propose a wealth tax on periphery countries.
Foreign Investment in France Falls 77% Wall Street Journal (furzy mosue)
Andreas Dombret: The state as a banker? BIS Review. More Bundesbank
Emerging Markets Meltdown Meets Taper Tantrum
Asian Shares Slump After Fed Action Wall Street Journal
Calm Broken in Markets Amid Concerns of Emerging Contagion Bloomberg. What a curious bit of understatement.
EM sell-off gathers pace as investors pile on pressure Financial Times
World risks deflationary shock as BRICS puncture credit bubbles Ambrose Evans-Pritchard, Telegraph
Is a New Economic Crisis at Hand?n Triple Crisis
Big Brother is Watching You Watch
Clapper calls on Snowden to return NSA documents Guardian. What is the point of this remark? First, Snowden said he doesn’t have them any more. Second, Greenwald and Poitras have full copies, and other journos have some documents as well. So asking Snowden to return material is pointless.
Edward Snowden Is Nominated For The Nobel Peace Prize NPR (furzy mouse)
Obama’s well crafted but hypothetical agenda Ed Luce, Financial Times
What Is the Real Point of MyRA? Jon Walker, Firedoglake
Different Insurance Coverage for Different Family Members Patient Safety Blog
Poll: Clinton has big Democratic lead in 2016 field Washington Post. Duh.
Corporate Bond Allocations John Jansen
Post Office Offering Loans is ‘Worst Idea Since the Edsel’: Banks American Banker. If all they can do is make general attacks, it says they are concerned but don’t (yet) have the messaging down.
Bloggers versus the courts Columbia Journalism Review
Capitalism v. Democracy, New York Times (Bob S). I don’t see why the thesis is radical, in fact it seems obvious. But proving it is the hard part.
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