East Africa’s elegant antelope on the verge of bowing out Christian Science Monitor
We Truly Have No Idea If Online Ads Work Business Insider (David L).
I Was a Digital Best Seller! New York Times
Online publishers still aren’t usually liable for user-generated content Columbia Journalism Review
A pride that still dare not speak its name in business Gillian Tett, Financial Times.
Fiji slams “selfish” Australia for letting it sink MacroBusiness :-(
The European single currency system spirals further out of control Philip Pilkington, Aljazeera
These Guys Faked a Wedding to Smuggle Syrian Refugees and Filmed It Vice (Swedish Lex)
What Will Argentina Do With Its Vultures? Matt Levine, Bloomberg
Obama to send 300 ‘military advisers’ to Iraq Financial Times
The Democratic Push to Bomb Iraq Again David Swansonm Firedoglake
Big Brother is Watching You Watch
Partial Disclosure New York Review of Books
Most Obamacare enrollees like coverage but not cost, poll suggests Christian Science Monitor
Millions paying less than $100 per month for Obamacare CBS. No mention of the deductibles.
Regulatory Scrutiny Transforms Washington’s Political-Intelligence Business Wall Street Journal
How to Lose a Billion Dollars in Hedge Funds Barry Ritholtz
The perils of returning a central bank balance sheet to ‘normal’ Financial Times. Scary.
Thoughts on Robert Skidelsky’s Manifesto for the Reform of the Anglo-Saxon Economics Curriculum Brad DeLong, Washington Center for Equitable Growth (gordon). Important despite verbose title. Reminds readers of the ten conditions for neoclassical economics to operate.
The Highest-Paid CEOs Are The Worst Performers, New Study Says Forbes (Alex E)
Inequality in the long run Thomas Piketty, Emmanuel Saez, Science
The open source revolution is coming and it will conquer the 1% – ex CIA spy Guardian (HW). Today’s must read.
Antidote du jour. Scott D: Arnold is a 22 lb cat we rescued 7 years ago from the city pound on the day he was to be put down. Best dog I ever owned.
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