From the Archives: 7/26/2012 Edition

Some thoughts on Labor and Power

http://crookedtimber.org/2012/07/25/a-short-note-on-labour-and-business-power/

in the context of US Telco’s

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2012/07/op-ed-verizon-willfully-driving-dsl-users-into-the-arms-of-cable/

 

How to help underwater homeowners

http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2012/07/25/how-to-help-underwater-homeowners/

 

Is Peak Oil Dead?

http://ftalphaville.ft.com/blog/2012/07/24/1094111/is-peak-oil-dead/

 

LIBOR

http://dealbreaker.com/2012/07/tim-geithner-dealt-with-libor-manipulation-by-writing-strongly-worded-letters-and-then-lending-billions-of-dollars-at-libor-based-rates/

 

Weather Extremes threaten infrastructure

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/26/us/rise-in-weather-extremes-threatens-infrastructure.html?_r=1&smid=tw-nytimes&seid=auto

 

This American Life takes on the Euro-Crises (Audio/ Aired a while ago, but still good)

http://www.thisamericanlife.org/radio-archives/episode/455/continental-breakup

and

http://in.reuters.com/article/2012/07/25/eurozone-idINDEE86N0F020120725?type=economicNews

and

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-07-25/schaeuble-declares-markets-wrong-as-europe-heads-to-vacation-1-.html

 

Inside the quest to put the worlds libraries online

http://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2012/07/inside-the-quest-to-put-the-worlds-libraries-online/259967/

 

South Africa, Apartheid, and the IOC

http://www.grantland.com/story/_/id/8196869/before-1992-games-barcelona-ioc-banned-south-africa-olympics-punish-their-apartheid-policy

 

How Confirmation Bias can lead to war

http://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2012/07/how-confirmation-bias-can-lead-to-war/260347/

 

The Lands of the Dead

http://www.strategypage.com/htmw/htatrit/articles/20120726.aspx

 

Syria

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/27/world/middleeast/aleppo-braces-for-battle-as-syrian-army-nears.html?_r=1

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