Washington Post. What is wrong with English (or Spanish, or Chinese)? I am leery of possible Newspeaks.
ViralSpell (David L)
Reuters. Bear in mind that if you took this trend at face value, Google Glass would have been a huge hit.
Economist. Notice it only takes five comments to get to 80% accuracy. Overpersistence (which in our experience goes along with dishonest argumentation) is a big tell.
Forecast International (Bob H)
Frances Coppola, Forbes. Richard Smith: “Quite liking Frances’s coverage of this stuff, especially the way she never rules out the possibility that things are still worse than they appear to be.”
Ian Welsh (Chuck L). A must read. Carol B flagged the same article and noted: “America’s becoming very like the jokes we americans used to make about the Soviet Union.”
Dean Baker. The big caveat I have, as both economists and some readers in Greece have pointed out, Greece does not have an export mix that will benefit much from currency depreciation.
failed evolution. Would
Wall Street Journal. This is major, and not a good sign.
Daily Beast (furzy mouse)
Sic Semper Tyrannis (Chuck L)
Huffington Post (Carol B)
Big Brother is Watching You Watch
New York Times
l Steve Horn
Daily Beast (furzy mouse). It is beyond comprehension that the police have tried running this excuse.
Iraq Veterans Against the War (David Swanson)
UPI. Noing; “Statement from 2003.”
Corrente. On O’Malley’s cooked Baltimore crime stats
Steve Waldman. Today’s must read. I’m a big believer in altruistic punishment, and Waldman is correct to point out that it is not always high minded looking or pretty or clean.
Black Injustice Tipping Point
Eclectablog (furzy mouse)
Kevin Gosztola, Firedoglake (Carol B)
Daily Kos (furzy mouse)
Mr. Market Has a Sad
CNBC (furzy mouse)
New Yorker (furzy mouse)
Wall Street Journal (Adrien). A generic headline, but the ban is the automatic SEC ban on certain product sales as part of an enforcement action.
Moneyball Economics (Bob H)
Antidote du jour. Godfree: “Caught in suburban Chiang Mai, Thailand. Handsome devil!”