EXCLUSIVE: The Lion Queens – Meet the brave Australian women who look after big cats from zoos and the movie industry… and even let the deadly animals sleep in their beds with them Daily Mail (bwilli123)
These amazing pictures reveal what it takes to win a rabbit show Business Insider (David L)
45 years after Apollo 13: Ars looks at what went wrong and why ars technica (Chuck L)
The patron saint of internet warriors breaks down every type of troll Marie Claire. Useful.
4 surprising reasons why clean energy is gaining on fossil fuels Grist (Glenn F)
The past’s long shadow Economist
At Global Economic Gathering, U.S. Primacy Is Seen as Ebbing New York Times
Weather leaves solar-powered plane stuck in China CNN (furzy mouse)
China is a “major driver” of environmental degradation in Latin America Dialogo Chino (Bob H)
Germany Rebuts Lew-Bernanke Criticism of Current Account Surplus Bloomberg. “Tries to rebut” would be a more accurate headline.
Obama: Greece needs to make “tough decisions” Financial Times. So even Obama is telling Greece to fall into line.
Lew urges Greece to speed up reforms Financial Times
Exclusive: Greece scrapes bottom of barrel in hunt for cash to stay afloat Reuters (furzy mouse)
Greek debt relief a possibility once bailout reforms in place-Eurogroup head Reuters. Not news per se.
Greece: Decision time Financial Times. A good analysis of the Greek political calculus.
The Other Greek Left Jacobin
Ukraine’s Bond Restructuring: Surgery, Conspiracy, and Campaign Anna Gelpern, Credit Slips
How Ukraine Commemorates the Holocaust Consortiumnews (Chuck L)
Russia’s Economy Steps Back from the Brink Leonid Bershidsky, Bloomberg Views
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan agrees to send ships to block arms shipments to Yemen rebels McClatchy (furzy mouse)
Iraq-Yemen Update 17 April 2015 Sic Semper Tryannis (Chuck L)
Big Brother is Watching You Watch
TSA Trained Disney, SeaWorld to SPOT Terrorists Intercept (furzy mouse)
The NSA’s Fight To Keep Its Best Hackers Defense One (furzy mouse)
Wall Street Is Cool With Hillary Clinton Pretending To Be A Populist DSWright, Firedoglake
Hillary Clinton Trade Deal Flip-Flop? She Praised Trans-Pacific Partnership, Now Hedges International Business Times
Tell Secretary Hillary Clinton: Speak out against Fast Track and the TPP Credo. Please sign! Embarrass her for her silence.
Police State Watch
Free-Range Kids Washington Monthly
Rebecca Lawton: drought and ostrich thinking Radio New Zealand National (Mike C)
Feds Against Comcast-Time Warner Merger Daily Beast
Goldman sued over ‘sex discrimination’ Financial Times
Food Feud: More Cities Block Meal-Sharing for Homeless NBC (furzy mouse)
Supply-Side Doom in Kansas Bloomberg (furzy mouse)
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