The smart mouse with the half-human brain New Scientist (David L). I don’t like the sound of this…and I wonder what the inner life of those mice is like.
‘Superbugs’ Kill India’s Babies and Pose an Overseas Threat New York Times (David L)
Thailand Unravels Wall Street Journal
Why Did US, Canada And Ukraine Vote Against Condemning Nazism At The UN? InSerbia News (Jeffrey S)
What Comes After Putin Could Be Worse Bloomberg
Islamic State setting up Libya training camps, US says BBC (furzy mouse)
Why 17 states are suing Obama administration over immigration action Christian Science Monitor. The argument made in the suit doesn’t seem very strong, but I have trouble understanding why the plaintiffs would have a standing problem in a writ of mandamus.
Americans Losing Faith in Democracy Consortiumnews (Chuck L)
Black Injustice Tipping Point
Freedom Rider: Ferguson’s Reckoning for Obama Black Agenda Report (jo6pac)
Thousands of Protestors Descend on Midtown Manhattan Gawker. Might start getting the authorities’ attention if protests starts affecting tourism in major cities.
How One Woman Could Hit The Reset Button In The Case Against Darren Wilson ThinkProgress (furzy mouse). If this happens, it would only be to improve the prosecutor’s whitewash.
The American Justice System Is Not Broken Albert Burneko
Reading List – Post Crash Economics Society. ECONNED gets a good review: “Probably the best book on ‘what happened’ in the financial crisis, and also links in the role of economic theories.”
US refineries run flat out to process cheap crude Financial Times
The Fed and ECB differ sharply on the oil shock Financial Times
What Qualifies an Investment Banker to be a Regulator? Adam Levitin, Credit Slips
Flow of Opec petrodollars set to dry up Financial Times
America’s economy: Why so glum? Economist (Scott)
Fed Survey Finds ‘Optimistic’ View of the Economy Fiscal Times
Yield Curve Casts Doubt on “Robust Recovery” Theory Michael Shedlock
JPMorgan Rushed to Hire Trader Who Suggested on His Resume That He Knew How to Game Electric Markets Pam Martens. Great reporting.
How Walmart and Home Depot Are Buying Huge Political Influence American Prospect
Antidote du jour (@Elverojaguar, via Lambert):