These 8 Images Of The Cosmos Will Stop You In Your Tracks Business Insider (David L)
A Push to Back Traditional Chinese Medicine With More Data Wall Street Journal. Ten years ago, I found doctors in Australia to be far more receptive to what they called “complementary medicine” than their US counterparts were.
China’s growth in exports and imports slows, adding to signs of fragility South China Morning Post
China’s exports spike but data unreliable Walter Kurtz (furzy mouse)
China trade area plans meet Apec resistance Financial Times
Japan economy minister says TPP agreement difficult by year-end: report Reuters. When Japanese say something is difficult, it’s accompanied by an inward hiss. That’s as direct a “no” as you ever get. It translates roughly as “I’ll try but don’t expect this to work.”
U.S. Airstrikes in Iraq Target Leaders of Islamic State New York Times
Big Brother is Watching You Watch
On LinkedIn, a Reference List You Didn’t Write New York Times
Erased iPhone Gets a Mother in Trouble New York Times
Health Care Reform Imperiled New York Times
Lame duck looms over Lynch confirmation Politico. Holder said he wasn’t leaving till his replacement was confirmed, so we may have two more years of Holder. Not that Lynch will be a functional difference, mind you.
A Blank Page in the S.E.C. Rule Book, Four Years Later Gretchen Morgenson, New York Times. So guess what the SEC has been slow to implement? Executive pay clawbacks, natch.
President Flim-Flam Leads Dems to Midterm Massacre Mike Whitney, Counterpunch
How Much Was Your Ballot Worth in 2014? Angry Bear
Facing Down Corporate Election Greed Bill Moyers. A rare success story.
Yellen: Monetary Policy Normalization Could Heighten Financial Volatility WSJ Real Time Economics
Keynes to FDR: Forget Quantitative Easing Free Banking
Redefining Business Competence Project Syndicate (David L)
They’re Still Redlining Jacobin (CTL)
Why Innocent People Plead Guilty Jed Rakoff, New York Review of Books. Today’s must read.
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