SF readers: Please come to our CalPERS hearing this Friday, May 2, 2014, 9:30 a.m., Superior Court of California, Department 302. That’s on the third floor of 400 McAllister Street, San Francisco, CA 94102 (map).
Follow the Money: Gretchen Morgenson on Wall Street Times Insider. GM ♥ NC.
Cheap Euroloans at a high cost Le Monde Diplomatique
Recovery Has Created Far More Low-Wage Jobs Than Better-Paid Ones Times. Film at 11.
Maine has what businesses want: H20 Boston Globe
Net Neutrality – Priority Check Another Word For It
Why the New Members of the FCC Are About to Kill the Internet Vice. More flexians.
South Korea’s PM resigns amid anger over ferry response Globe and Mail
Big Brother Is Watching You Watch
Mathematicians: refuse to work for the NSA! Boing Boing
Hillary Cracks the Authenticity Code The Atlantic
Bob Schieffer: Romney may consider 2016 run if Jeb Bush doesn’t WaPo. Please kill me.
Behind the scenes, much of HealthCare.gov is still under construction Politico. 834s story #1. So how come Obama didn’t summon Jeffrey Zeints to fix the back end, too?
Judicial Watch Sues HHS for Records on Obamacare Transactions Judicial Watch. 834s story #2.
NHS understaffing may have effect on baby mortality rate, says top doctor Guardian. Neoliberal war on health care is international.
When Less Is More: Issues Of Overuse In Health Care Health Affairs
The Next Plague: Alzheimer’s Angry Bear. Then again: “One such suggestion was to require individuals to participate in a long-term care insurance program, similar to how the Affordable Care Act has structured regular health insurance participation by including an individual mandate.” A hustle here, and a hustle there…
YoungHouseLove, Lorde, TinyHouseSwoon, My Girls The Confluence. Tiny houses are cool.
UNC historians demand answers about scandal involving the athletic department History News Network (see also).
Working class heroes Enlightenment Economics
GROAF & CONTRAKSHUN New Economic Perspectives. Hat tip allcoppedout for “groaf.” Another meme — Propagated!
Mental Model: Complex Adaptive Systems Farnham Street
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