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Woman Claims She Found Lizard Head & Arm In Salad From Guy & Gallard Gothamist. A Richard Smith anti-antidote.
How much meat is too much? London Review of Books. An indirect proof of something I’ve been saying for years: we will all be eating further down the food chain in the future.
The Top 25 Best Countries To Be A Woman Huffington Post. The list featured was 25 because the US is only number 23.
Medical Procedure Patents in the TPP: A Comparative Perspective on the Highly Unpopular U.S. Proposal Infojustice (furzy mouse)
US claims EU abandoning tariff pledge Financial Times. Hahaha! A possible spanner in the works for the TPP’s ugly sister, the TransAtlantic Trade and Investment Partnership.
Yuan Dive? Barry Eichengreen, Project Syndicate
China data add to economic concerns Financial Times
Signals on Radar Puzzle Officials in Hunt for Malaysian Jet New York Times
Elections without checks and balances aren’t democracy The Nation (Thailand)
Ukraine. As of this hour, on the BBC, Washington Post, Telegraph, Financial Times, New York Times, Politico, Ukraine-related news has been greatly de-emphasized versus the page placements of 24 hours ago. At the Guardian (and for that matter everywhere I looked), MH370 has pride of place (at the Guardian, you at least have a Ukraine piece, see below, just under that). I have my own pet theories as to why the demonization of Russia is no longer the first order of business.
The Looting Of Ukraine Has Begun Paul Craig Roberts (jerseyjeffersonian)
Ukraine SITREP March 12, 12:09 EST (and some debunking) Vineyard of the Saker (jo6pak)
Congress wrestles with Ukraine aid Guardian
U.S. Pushes Last-Ditch Effort to Ease Ukraine Crisis Wall Street Journal
Big Brother is Watching You Watch
The Feinstein Syndrome: “The Fourth Amendment for Me, But Not for Thee” Norman Solomon, Firedoglake
Constitutional Conflict & Congressional Oversight Just Security
Watch an expert teach a smug U.S. senator about Canadian healthcare Chicago Tribune (Robert M)
Why casino workers hate Obamacare CNN (Lambert)
The PPACA Penalty Fee in 2014 Misinformation Angry Bear
ObamaCare Clusterfuck: Obama on “Between Two Ferns”: He peddles the lie that ObamaCare is as cheap as a cellphone, and nobody checks the facts Lambert. He’s STILL selling that Big Lie?!?
Bill Clinton Is the Best Friend Democrats Have for 2014 National Journal. With friends like that…..
At Least 3 Killed as Gas Explosion Hits East Harlem New York Times. Associated Press now says dead at at least 6.
Not Just New York: Gas Leaks Are A Problem All Over The U.S. Popular Science (Robert M)
Two local papers have accepted money from City Hall in 2014. Is this a thing now? (UPDATED) Columbia Journalism Review
The power of the 1% Pieria. “It’s quite possible that we would be better off if the top 1% were less well-paid.”
Still No Jobs for More Than 60 Percent of Job Seekers Economic Policy Institute (Carol B)
Silicon Valley’s Youth Problem New York Times (Lambert)
Ex-Goldman banker fined $650,000 Financial Times. Only the little guys get whacked. And he has to repay a $175,000 bonus. Wonder if Tourre regrets keeping mum to protect Goldman, which cut him loose anyhow.
Why Nothing Is Truly Alive New York Times (Robert M)
Antidote du jour (mark w). Believe it or not, this is flatworm sex!