Sun’s sizzling X-rays photographed BBC (David L)
Hunter-gatherer past shows our fragile bones result from inactivity since invention of farming PhysOrg (Chuck L). Everyone should weight train!
Nothing Changes as Much as the Past CounterPunch (Chuck L)
Financing Climate Safety Jeffrey Sachs, Project Syndicate
The Challenge of Non-Lethal Force at Sea Center for National Maritime Safety. Mainly about China.
Japanese cabinet approves Y3.5tn stimulus Financial Times
5 Things That Could Save Russia From Recession in 2015 24/7 Wall St.
Russia Debt One Grade Above Junk With Downgrades Coming, How Likely is Default? Michael Shedlock. One big caveat: the 1998 default was voluntary.
Big Brother is Watching You Watch
NSA IOB Report Dump – Still Missing Files Patrick Durusau
Proposal of New Provisions Applicable to All Services of the secret TISA negotiations Association of Whistleblowing Press
If you still trust Tor to keep you safe, you’re out of your damn mind Pando. Paul Carr does not mince words!
Black Injustice Tipping Point
wilfully obtuse Abagond (Judy B)
How the Trans-Pacific Partnership Sells Out American Women CounterPunch (Chuck L)
Entering the Secret Garden of Private Equity Gretchen Morgenson, New York Times. More on this next week…
Break Up Citigroup Simon Johnson, Project Syndicate (David L)
Job Engine Running Low on Gas Wall Street Journal
David Bromwich · Working the Dark Side: On the Uses of Torture London Review of Books. Today’s must read.
Antidote du jour (Diane K):