New Paltz Students Find $40K in a Couch The Little Rebellion (JW)
The Neuroscientist Who Wants To Upload Humanity To A Computer Popular Science
Dracula’s Bran Castle is up for sale Sidney Morning Herald (furzy mouse)
Congress moves to turn back taxes over to debt collectors WaPo. “[A]t the request of Sen. Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.), whose state is home to two of the four private collection agencies that stand to benefit from the proposal.”
Abramson Axed at ‘NYT’ Greg Mitchell, and What Might Leadership Change Mean for Times Readers? Public Editor, Times
Kidnapped Girls Become Tools of U.S. Imperial Policy in Africa Black Agenda Report
Big Brother Is Watching You
NSA Collection: Show Me the $$ emptywheel. Domestic financial records collection. From the Department of No! They Would Never Do That!
A Spoonful of Sugar Fat Land Living
Readers, I (lambert) am aware I still have a correction to issue on ObamaCare enrollment numbers. Unfortunately, I suffered a schedule slippage and then a collapse. My bad; tomorrow.
Recording seems to refute claims made by Anthem LA Times. Make sure you have a recording to back you up when they say you’re “in network.”
Should health care be rationed? It already is Bangor Daily News
Ukraine: French Photographer Confirms U.S. Mercenary Presence Moon of Alabama
Night of the Hunter: Family Values in American Foreign Policy Empire Burlesque
Vietnam Protests: More Than Just Anti-China Sentiment Council on Foreign Relations
Sticky goings-on in Teflon Thailand South China Morning Post
Ouster of Thai PM Complicates Key U.S. Partnership in Southeast Asia World Politics Review. Stay away, Obama! Ukraine, over there! Stay away!
Egypt’s Revolution Can Be Saved Bloomberg
Boeing conducted unfair practices against U.S. engineers: labor board Reuters. What could go wrong?
Discouraged Workers Bloomberg
Getting Pfired isn’t Phunny The Confluence. Pharma.
Lunch with the FT: Tim Geithner Martin Wolf, FT. Still pushing the Big Lie that TARP made money, and old boy Wolf, sadly, doesn’t call Geithner on it. More: “’Most people thought I came from Wall Street,’ [Geithner] says. I agree.” Funny, I thought the New York Fed, “a private institution owned by member banks” that performs banking functions, and of which Geithner was President, was located at 33 Liberty Street, down there on the nether tip of Manhattan. Did I not get the memo?
Against against commodification (markets in everything) Marginal Revolution. I’m gonna bill for this link.
So the complete Bell Journal is online and I am not going to blog it The Yorkshire Ranter. Techies take note!
The girl who sparked Brown v. Board of Education Waging Nonviolence
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