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Nobel Prize in Physics Awarded for New Light Source Wall Street Journal
The Butterfly Effect: Predicting Tsunamis from Ripples MIT Technology Review (David L)
Should we upgrade photosynthesis and grow supercrops? New Scientist (Robert M)
Oceans Getting Hotter Than Anybody Realized Climate Central (David L)
101st Airborne soldiers heading to Liberia for Ebola fight Stars and Stripes
How the NRA is making the Ebola crisis worse MSNBC (furzy mouse)
New York City Steps Up Preparations to Be Ready for Ebola Cases New York Times (furzy mouse)
Hong Kong protests – looking for an endgame Financial Times
With the world watching, will Beijing yet grant concessions on Hong Kong political reform?
South China Morning Post
How Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Is Trying to Make a Deal With Protesters WSJ China Real Time
Hong Kong Protests Carefully Crafted, Not Spontaneous Real News Network
China’s Financial Floodgates Project Syndicate
France cautions Germany not to push Europe too far on austerity Ambrose Evans-Pritchard, Telegraph
SFO secures first UK Libor guilty plea Financial Times (Richard Smith)
Isis enters Syria-Turkey border town Guardian
ISIS’ Ammunition Is Shown to Have Origins in U.S. and China New York Times
Ellsberg Sees Vietnam-Like Risks in ISIS War Consortiumnews
Big Brother is Watching You Watch
“When Google Met WikiLeaks” wendydavis, Firedoglake
Not on a Social Network? You’ve Still Got a Privacy Problem Wired (David L)
25 weirdest things in the Internet of Things IT World (David L)
Voodoo Economics, the Next Generation New York Times
Why public investment really is a free lunch Larry Summers, Financial Times
Paulson: AIG bailout designed to be punishment U.S. News. Note that Greenberg’s lawyers made this an important plank of their argument, but Paulson contended it to be necessary. I need to see trial transcripts, but they also placed great weight on the corporate law violations, and it does not look like the plaintiffs scored any points on this front.
The Lower Unemployment Rate is a Recovery – for the Top 10% Real News Network. Interview with Pavlina Tcherneva.
Obama Says Our Businesses Are Punishing Workers masaccio, Firedoglake. Furzy mouse: “A good rant.”
Online Payday Loans Cost More Than Storefront Payday Loans And Customers Are Harassed More Egregiously Pamela Foohey, Credit Slips. It never occurred to me that you could segment the awfulness of payday loans by sales channel.
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