TPP Ratification Process Grinding To A Halt As Canada Launches ‘Widespread Consultations’ On The Deal Tech Dirt. Worthwhile Canadian initiative!
One of the Biggest Objections to the TPP Just Went Up In Smoke Foreign Policy. Philip Morris lost the ISDS case it court-shopped in Singapore. But the headline is deceptive, not supported by the story.
California Pension Won’t Force Wall Street To Disclose All Fees Charged To Retirees David Sirota, International Business Times. With shout-out to Yves.
Oracle settles with FTC over Java’s “deceptive” security patching Ars Technica. Why can’t we just say “fraudulent”?
‘Somebody Intervened in Washington’ Pro Publica. How Obama let big oil drill in the Alaska wilderness.
Dubai oil benchmark under growing scrutiny FT. A phishing equilibrium.
Kansas is now the 5th state where lottery prizes may have been fixed AP. Another phishing equilibrium.
Former Libor Trader Tom Hayes Gets Prison Sentence Cut to 11 Years WSJ. Executives skate. Mission accomplished!
SEC to Retrench on SAC’s Cohen WSJ. Ditto.
A Special Relationship Harpers
The world of threats to the US is an illusion Boston Globe.
Big Brother Is Watching You Watch
A Proposal for Dealing with Terrorist Videos on the Internet Lauren Weinstein
Will Spain’s Bernie Sanders be a power Broker in wake of Elections? Informed Comment
Return of the Lula Foreign Policy
China power audit: The hard and the soft BBC
The Great Republican Revolt The Atlantic
Why Political Data Is a Complete Mess Advertising Age. Like all data.
Video And Transcript: NPR’s Interview With President Obama NPR. Readers took a jaundiced view…
I Was a Warehouse Wage Slave Mother Jones
The Effects of Minimum Wages on Employment Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
What are the factors behind high economic rents? Washington Center for Equitable Growth
Antidote du jour (Furzy Mouse):
Elephant eating Furzy’s jack fruit!