SAR #14170 Some Assembly Required. If you haven’t checked into SAR, you don’t know what you’ve been missing.
PTSD treatment for veterans appears to be ineffective, report finds Los Angeles Times
Fukushima’s Ongoing Fallout CounterPunch
China’s Real-Estate Wrongs Project Syndicate
Presbyterians Vote to Divest Holdings to Pressure Israel New York Times
Iraq Pressed by U.S. to Quickly Solve Political Crisis Bloomberg. Um, what about civil war don’t we understand?
Shia cleric calls for new Iraq government Financial Times
U.S. Again Gunning For “Regime Change” In Iraq Moon of Alabama
The Contradictions of the U.S. Riding the Jihadist Tiger Real News Network
Iraq and the Persistence of American Hegemony CounterPunch
Big Brother is Watching You Watch
More Details on NSA Tapping the Internet Backbone Bruce Schneier
Local cops can track your phone, and the government doesn’t want you to know how Columbia Journalism Review
Health Insurers Pressing Down on Drug Prices New York Times
It’s Official. Big Food Sues Vermont TruthOut
“You Can’t Eat Principles” – Detroit’s Grand Bargain Moves Another Step Forward Melissa Jacoby, Credit Slips
Corinthian’s Cloudy Future Inside Higher Ed. EM: “This soft-peddles the serious and multiple allegations of student-‘success’-related data falsification levied at Corinthian”
Gary Becker’s Failure to Understand the Current Crisis Bill Black, New Economic Perspectives. Becker is every bit as odious as Black indicates. I saw him speak at the 2008 Milken conference. It was the first time I saw toads hop out of someone’s mouth.
Last Time Corporate America Did This, The Stock Market Crashed Wolf Richter. Craazyman will of course point out that the gloomsters have been in full throat for years and have yet to win over Mr. Market.
A Drone Filmed A Gorgeous $24 Million Yacht Going Up In Flames Business Insider. A “class warfare” item due to the way the owner described the loss, which was actually in many ways honest but also terribly revealing.
Understanding economics without economists MacroBusiness
The Dead-End Of Financialization: Innovation Is Slumping For A Reason Jeffrey Snider, David Stockman (Chuck L)
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