Today’s links to interesting news and analysis, collected from around the Internet. If you find this useful, pass it to a friend or colleague.
- As citizens, we’re all independent moral actors: “Tracking a new kind of civil disobedience“, Boston Globe, 18 February 2010
- “Banks Out of the Woods? Maybe Not“, New York Times, 26 February 2010″MORE than $1 in every $10 that American banks have outstanding in loans is lent to a troubled borrower, a ratio far higher than previously seen in the quarter-century that such numbers have been compiled.”
- Misandry, the divisive “mainstream meme that cannot speak its name“, Eric, Classical Values, 26 February 2010
- Readers of the FM website saw this a year ago: “Many borrowers in default stay put as lenders delay evictions“, Los Angeles Times, 27 February 2010 — This trend will accelerate the growth of voluntary defaults; 12 months of mortgage payments is 30-40% of net income for many families. This signals the end-game for the housing market in its current form, esp if the recession continues into 2011.
- Good and bad news about Iran: “Read the IAEA Reports on Iran“, Peter Casey, AntiWar, 1 March 2010 — “The prospect is terrifying: Iran is creating a nuclear arsenal, and nobody can or will warn us in time to avert annihilation. That’s the bad news. The good news is that none of it is true.”