Nobel-Prize Winner Fought Apartheid With Words New York Times. Nadine Gordimer is dead.
Our Bees, Ourselves New York Times
Some Hospitals Are a Big Source of Bad Medical Advice Patient Safety. A write-up of recent work by Public Citizen.
Containing the Resource Crisis Project Syndicate (David L)
Asian Nations’ Fears of War Elevated as China Flexes Muscle, Study Finds Wall Street Journal
The BRICS Don’t Need Their Own Bank Bloomberg
Bad debt cannot simply be “socialized” Michael Pettis (fresno dan, Paul Niemi)
Why has China turned on the credit tap? MacroBusiness
Carmakers Are Central Voice in U.S.-Europe Trade Talks New York Times
The bourgeoisie did not respect its heavy heritage failed evolution
Obama, Israel and Liberal Capitulation Counterpunch
Kremlin dismisses direct strikes against Ukraine, but debate still rages in Russia Christian Science Monitor
I.S.I.S. and the Western media: Groping each other in public like a Kardashian Thanksgiving Pando. OMG, this piece is awesome.
Big Brother is Watching You Watch
Hacking Online Polls and Other Ways British Spies Seek to Control the Internet Glenn Greenwald, Intercept
On the NSA, a White House credibility problem Columbia Journalism Review
Obama administration says the world’s servers are ours ars technica (Howard Beale IV)
Surveillance in NYC Cathy O’Neil. And remember, NYC has a mayor generally depicted as liberal.
Imperial Collapse Watch
Most of the World Doesn’t Like Our Unaccountable Flying Death Robots Jon Walker, Firedoglake
Stymied in D.C., Obama Hits the Road Wall Street Journal
Obama Sounds a Warning to Wall Street RJ Eskow, Campaign for America’s Future
Millennials: The Politically Unclaimed Generation Reason-Rupe (furzy mouse)
Military instructors granted PE authorization EdSource (DCBlogger)
U.S. Drug Firms Seek Inversion Deals to Evade Taxes New York Times
Earnings growth urgently needed to extend bull run Financial Times
Investors beware: economists at large Mohamed El-Erian, Financial Times
Thinking Dangerously in an Age of Political Betrayal Henry A. Giroux, Truthout
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