President Otto Pérez Molina Is Stripped of Immunity in Guatemala NYTimes. The Attorney General called for Molina’s arrest last night.
Writing numbers on refugees’ arms, are you f’ing kidding me? Crooked Timber
David Petraeus’ bright idea: give terrorists weapons to beat terrorists Trevor Timm, The Guardian (h/t resilc)
His Town The Huffington Post. About the Emirati Ambassador. Great stuff.
Here’s how Donald Trump responded to my essay about him Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, WaPo
How the Fed Failed the U.S. on Swipe Fees American Banker
Treasury Department Claims Paulson Never Officially Discussed AIG Bailout Shadowproof. FOIA can be the worst.
Corbyn, QE and financial interests Mainly Macro
Tax scandal probe hit by setback as EU refuses to hand over documents to MEPs The Independent (h/t Chuck L)
What the United States Owes Puerto Rico Joseph Stiglitz & Mark Medish, WSJ
Mortgage lawsuits against BofA, Citigroup and Wells Fargo resurrected Housing Wire. These are fair housing suits.
Drone Oversight Is Coming to Construction Sites MIT Technology Review. I was just saying the other day how great it would be for my morale to have a surveillance robot hovering over me while I worked.
Why The Wealthy Should Celebrate Labor Day This Year Thomas Geoghegan, The Observer
Coal divestment bill passes California state legislature Reuters. This divests from CalPERS and CalSTRS. Huge victory for activists here.
Tajikistan creates planet, names it after self Boing Boing
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