Talking Neanderthals challenge the origins of speech Science Daily
Williams Paper: Median estimate of NAIRU 6.6% The Center of the Universe. Unemployment problem solved!
Here’s The Story About The Economy That Liberals Don’t Want To Hear Joe Weisenthal, Business Insider. The labor market is tight.
A bull’s-eye for Fed accountability Econbrowser
China emerges as India’s top trading partner: Study Financial Express
Whoops Stop Me Before I Vote Again
Senator John McCain: “We Are All Ukrainians” Time. Missiles for the Czech Republic! Gee, I guess McCain was crazy pants after all.
The expected rate of return from denuclearization has fallen Marginal Revolution
“White Ribbon” Armed Men Explain Russia’s Crimea Reaction? Moon of Alabama
The Ukrainian Grand Delusion Billmon
Shutting down the shutdown Economist. Thailand.
Libya MPs shot and wounded as congress stormed BBC. “[Y]oung people armed with knives and sticks.”
Obama to Israel — Time Is Running Out Jeffrey Goldberg, Bloomberg (interview).
Obama Plan for Cyprus – Vanishing Cyprus Greek Reporter
To see the problems of emerging markets look to Turkey FT. Smart locals flee first.
Political Union In Europe: Governance Of, By, And For The Elite Testosterone Pit
Whither the Euro? Interational Monetary Fund
Republican hopes for vote victory mask presidential poll fears FT. Hey, I’ve got an idea for the Democrats! Stop sucking!
Democrats Try Wooing Ones Who Got Away: White Men Times. Oh good. More identity politics.
Port Authority officials: Battle over toll hikes was all for show Newark Star-Ledger. Christie (R) and Cuomo (D) get a room.
Those fighting region’s hunger are fighting each other Philadelphia Inquirer (PT)
California farmers hire dowsers to find water Houston Chronicle
Glyphosate, Hard Water and Nephrotoxic Metals: Are They the Culprits Behind the Epidemic of Chronic Kidney Disease of Unknown Etiology in Sri Lanka? International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (heresy101). Monsanto’s Roundup may be linked to fatal kidney disease.
Where Have All the Lobbyists Gone? The Nation
Social powers? Understanding Society. Note Common Pool Resource reference at end.
Crimean Dreams LRB
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