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I have not forgotten you but I am VERY behind schedule. Please check back at 8 AM.
Proud Camden owner cancels major company’s Christmas party over ‘homophobic’ email Standard (Chuck L). Wish they’d outed the major auto company.
The march of artificial intelligence is a long way off Financial Times (David L)
A promising compound can quickly eliminate malaria parasites Examiner (martha r)
ER doctor discusses role in Ebola patient’s initial misdiagnosis Dallas Morning News
Japan recession worse than feared Financial Times
Australian tech listing boom raises red flags Sydney Morning Herald (EM)
China’s equity frenzy: putting easing on hold? FTAlphaville. Scott: “Of course, soaring stock markets in recessionary economies is the way of the world these days.”
Why Beijing’s Troubles Could Get a Lot Worse Barrons (Scott)
Poland counts the cost of losing millions of its workers Reuters (martha r)
Bank of England: half a million housebuyers face mortgage arrears Guardian (furzy mouse)
British workers suffer biggest real-wage fall of major G20 countries Guardian (martha r)
Big Brother is Watching You Watch
Release of Six Detainees After Twelve Years Highlights the Historic Evil of Guantánamo Glenn Greenwald, Intercept
Obama’s Net Neutrality Bid Divides Civil Rights Groups New York Times
The Police in America are Becoming Illegitimate Matt Taibbi (Pat)
Jamaica sees success in curbing killings by police Associated Press
New York mayor Bill de Blasio refuses to endorse Eric Garner grand jury decision Guardian (furzy mouse)
Berkeley Witnesses a Police Riot Daily Kos
The Fiery Underground Oil Pit Eating L.A. Daily Beast
Being a cop showed me just how racist and violent the police are. There’s only one fix. Washington Post (YankeeFrank)
U.A.B.’s Decision to Eliminate Football Is One Others Have Faced New York Times. In Alabama, this is seismic.
BIS sounds alarm over resurgent dollar Financial Times
Banks Urge Clients to Take Cash Elsewhere Wall Street Journal
Displaced IT workers are being silenced Computerworld (martha r)
Hunting Task Wabbits Caleb Garling (martha r). A must read.
Capitalism’s Gravediggers Jacobin (Chuck L)
Revealed thirty years on … the secret role that America’s Henry Kissinger played in the Bhopal tragedy Herald Scotland (martha r)
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