How to recognize them: A visual history of the most popular market tops and bottoms (Zero Hedge).
Robert Reich: Why is the government subsidizing the 1 percent of colleges and universities (Alter Net)?
I lost my dad to Fox News: How a generation was captured by thrashing hysteria (Salon).
Neil deGrasse Tyson rips start-up culture: "Society has bigger problems than what can be solved with your next app" (Salon).
DOLLAR HEGEMONY ON THE ROPES
Defying the dollar ... Russia and China agree to currency swaps of over $20 billion (Russian Times).
BRICs establish $100 billion bank and currency pool to cut out western dominance (Russian Times).
BRICs agree to capitalize development bank at $100 billion (Russian Times).
Europe getting fed up with U.S. business influence (Russian Times).
Voiceprint harvesting - the next frontier in data privacy war (Russian Times).
STUFF WE SHOULD ALL BE TALKING ABOUT
It's a fake, fake, fake world (Nation of Change).
Ebola vaccine likely would have been found if not for the budget cuts (Huffington Post).
For Bank of America crime is now an ordinary course of business (Zero Hedge).
Elizabeth Warren on Barack Obama: "They protected Wall Street. Not families who were losing their homes. Not people who lost their jobs. And it happened over and over" (Salon).
Confirmed: California aquifers contaminated with billions of gallons of fracking water (Desmogblog).
TAKING OVER THE CURRICULUM?
Changes in AP history trigger culture clash in Colorado (Washington Post).
Denver students walk out in protest of conservative takeover of curriculum (Nation of Change).
Jefferson County school board isn't backing down in AP history fight (Daily Kos).
WHEN THE LAW SCREWS UP
Police chief receives probation for lying to FBI about sexual assault (Nation of Change).
Judge denies woman delay for maternity leave, then berates her for bringing baby to court (Huffington Post).
Yes, it's legal to film the cops --- and what's been filmed recently is appalling (Huffington Post).
The police report from the Palin family brawl is full of crazy details (Huffington Post).
Key figures in CIA-crack cocaine scandal begin to come forward (Huffington Post).
Howard Dean slams Rick Perry as know nothing 'ignoramus' on Ebola (Crooks and Liars).
Google leads a corporate exodus from lobbying group ALEC (Nation of Change).
Matthew Shepard's parents: Why we didn't push for the death penalty for our son's killers(Gay Star News).