Size matters when crocs are on the move University of Queensland
Janet Yellen: central banker to the world FT. That’s odd. I mean, “United States Federal Reserve System” is right there on the Fed’s seal. Did I not get the memo?
At Bank of America, a Vote to Give Shareholders Due Respect Gretchen Morgenson, NYT
WTF, Volkswagen? Mother Jones
Interim Status Report on OPM’s Responses to the Flash Audit Alert – U.S. Office of Personnel Management’s (OPM) Infrastructure Improvement Project (Report No. 4A-CI-00-15-055) (PDF) Office of the Inspector General, Office of Personnel Management. I like the sole-source, no-bid contract part best.
Can Joe Biden run with a broken heart? Yahoo News. “But Biden, more than most politicians, has a touch of the poet about him.”
Jeb Bush’s rush through the revolving door Politico. Pretty muckrakish for Tiger Beat.
Ben Carson Says No to a Muslim U.S. President The Atlantic. U.S. Constitution, Article VI: “no religious test shall ever be required as a qualification to any office or public trust under the United States.”
Dear @Telegraph. Please get out of the gutter. That's our patch.
— Sunday Sport (@thesundaysport) February 21, 2015
FTW! Just to give you some idea. Not entirely safe for work. (RS)…
Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership might shake more than Britain Martin Wolf, FT
‘We won’t stand for it’: Army top brass warn there will be a MUTINY if Jeremy Corbyn becomes Prime Minister Daily Mail. From the Times to the Daily Mail in one news cycle. Impressive.
Guardian’s terrible dilemma over Corbyn Jonathan Cook
People’s QE: no big deal Stumbling and Mumbling
David Cameron put ‘private part’ in dead pig’s mouth, shock biography claims Express. “I’m sorry, Dave. I’m afraid I can’t do that.” (And what seems to be a make good from The Mail.)
Far-Right-Wing National Front Party Gains Popularity, As Marine Le Pen Takes The Lead Amid Refugee Crisis International Business Times
Ukraine & Europe: What Should Be Done? George Soros, NYRB
Big Brother Is Watching You Watch
If You’re From One of These Five States, You’ll Likely Need a Passport for a Domestic Flight Travel and Leisure. A “progressive tightening” (frogs in boiling water) of RealID requirements, it seems; hitherto, there have been workarounds.
The stunning — and expanding — gap in life expectancy between the rich and the poor WaPo. They call it “class warfare” for a reason.
A Huge Overnight Increase in a Drug’s Price Raises Protests New York. Former hedgie founds pharma firm, acquires drug. You won’t believe what happened next!
Getting Jobbed Harper’s. The real face of welfare reform.
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