Lambert here: Readers, we seem to have had a scheduling kerfuffle this moring. Hence the fragmentary and
hasyt hasty links section, now complete. Sorry about that!
6.0 quake jolts Bay Area; damage, at least 70 injuries reported Los Angeles Times
Fire, injuries after 6.0-magnitude Northern California quake San Francisco Chronicle
Special Edition Grand Central: Live from Jackson Hole! Wall Street Journal
Draghi at Jackson Hole Mainly Macro
Fed’s Bullard: Europe is biggest risk to outlook Market Watch
An Unfinished Chapter at Countrywide Gretchen Morgenson, Times. Jail time? I crack myself up sometimes!
Canada: Is The Canadian FATCA Lawsuit A Pyrrhic War? Mondaq (furzy mouse). Expats and trade geeks pay attention!
Timeline for a Body: 4 Hours in the Middle of a Ferguson Street Times. They left the body in the street. For four hours. In the summer sun. Seems like a new twist in whacking black kids.
Mike Brown Law. Requires all state, county, and local police to wear a camera. White House Petition.
Obama orders review of military equipment supplied to police The Hill. Visionary minimalism!
In Defense of Looting The New Enquiry
Black caucus stumps where Obama can’t Politico.
The Crooked and the Dead New Yorker
The Fishy James Foley Video Moon of Alabama
Islamic State Poses Imminent Threat to U.S., Hagel Says Bloomberg. Ooooh, factional infighting!
Enough lies, the Arab body politic created the ISIS cancer Al Arabiya. Not sure who sponsored this…
‘Nowhere Is Definitely Safe Anymore’: Inside the Besieged Ukrainian City of Luhansk Vice. Luhansk not taken, apparently.
40% of U.S. on Welfare; Obamacare Expands Welfare by 23 Million; More on Welfare Than Full-Time-Employed Global Economic Trend Analysis. Sectoral balances and the reproduction of labor power.
The Enclosure of the American Mind Times. They don’t call it a sheepskin for nothing.
Twitter Pollutes The Timeline Techcrunch
Stealthy, Razor Thin ATM Insert Skimmers Krebs on Security
Under the Knife New Yorker. Health care in China.
Why I would hire someone despite a typo in their CV FT. Don’t encourage them.
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