‘Extinct’ bird rediscovered: Last seen in 1941 Science Daily
Are smartphones making our children mentally ill? Telegraph (furzy mouse)
Climate denial is immoral, says head of US Episcopal Church: ‘It is a very blind position’ Raw Story (furzy mouse)
Slavery taints global supply of seafood Associated Press (Bob H)
Stop Making Us Guinea Pigs New York Times. Op-ed against Monsanto’s Roundup.
Bitcoin’s lien problem Izabella Kaminska, FTAlphaville. Important.
Banning Cash Stumbling and Mumbling
A new take on the gold standard? Michael Perelman
Currency concerns everywhere Reuters
New Signs of Slowdown in China’s Manufacturing Sector Wall Street Journal
Europe is waiting room full of the sick Financial Times
How Greece Hopes to Get Some Quick Cash WSJ Brussels
Athens raids public health coffers in hunt for cash Financial Times
Greece: Fascists At the Gate Counterpunch
KOLOMOISKY, DISMISSED AS GOVERNOR OF DNIEPROPETROVSK, ISSUES NEW THREAT FOR THIS PRESS QUESTION — HAS HE LOST HIS SWISS RESIDENCE PERMIT? John Helmer. A major power struggle in Ukraine.
Too many rats, not enough cheese Sic Semper Tyrannis (Chuck L)
Obama Agrees to Afghan Request to Slow U.S. Troop Withdrawal Wall Street Journal
U.S. Surveillance Planes Aid Fight by Iraq, Iranian-Backed Militias for Tikrit Wall Street Journal
Rebukes From White House Risk Buoying Netanyahu New York Times
Big Brother is Watching You Watch
US tech giants face fresh Europe fight Financial Times
Google Makes Most of Close Ties to White House Wall Street Journal
It’s Not Too Late: Save Democracy By Amending the Constitution Nation (Carla R)
Why the Supreme Court Might Actually Rule Against the Corporate Interest Dave Dayen, New Republic. OMG, Scalia might be on the right side of an issue!
‘What have you actually accomplished?’: Megyn Kelly pushes Ted Cruz on his record Raw Story (furzy mouse)
Pennsylvania Cop Charged with Homicide After Shooting Unarmed Man Gawker. The cop charged is a woman.
Low returns drag down US shale industry Financial Times
Not even Paul Krugman is a real Keynesian Boston Globe
Messed-Up Macro Robert Skidelsky, Project Syndicate
Fed’s Bullard sees roaring boom for US economy, but nasty shock for markets Ambrose Evans-Pritchard, Telegraph
The Capitalist Takeover of Higher Education Counterpunch
9 Billionaires Are About to Remake New York’s Public Schools—Here’s Their Story The Nation. From last week, still germane.
Antidote du jour. Andrea: ulls wind dancing over the impromptu Alps of the shoreline point in NE whaling town, whete they had nowhere else to dump the snow!