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Sharks have personality traits, study suggests Science Daily
Pelosi Presses Obama to ‘Brag About’ Economy Bloomberg. Pelosi: “We swallowed the bitter pill on a lot of these things that helped the economy.” Whaddaya mean, “we”?
The Magical Shrinking Unemployment Rate Economic Populist. Lots of nice FRED charts.
Jobs data show US beating global economy FT. Great. I’ll take that to the bank.
Why not wage-led growth? Stumbling and Mumbling
A Middle-Class Crunch Obama Didn’t Mention Bloomberg. Crapified pensions.
Finance Officials Will Warn Of Global Economic Risk Next Week International Business Times
Big Brother Is Watching You Watch
NSA defenders think they can make surveillance reform vanish. This is how wrong they are Guardian. Section 215 sunsets in June.
Compromise needed on smartphone encryption WaPo. This is the amazing “secure golden key” editorial. Somebody should have checked with Jeff on that one.
The Ebola Epidemic Is Stoppable Atul Gawande, New Yorker
Out of control Washington Post
Dallas Hospital reverses EHR-related explanation for fumbling Ebola case Health Care Renewal. IT and de-professionalization.
OCCUPY CENTRAL – NIGHT SEVEN: Full coverage of the night’s events South China Morning Post
Hong Kong Protests 2014: Students Agree To Reopen Talks With Government, Under Conditions International Business Times
Revisiting Hong Kong Balding’s World
What is Turkey’s military role in Iraq and Syria? Al Arabiya (Saudi-owned).
Some Quality Republican Trolling, 1936 Edition Observations on Credit and Surveillance. With FDR video!
The Buffalo Wind The Archdruid Report
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