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The top of today’s reading list reveals that many of the IRS “targetted groups” were engaged primarily in political activity (when they filed applications saying they were not) …….. and the last article explains why China’s credit crunch is serious this time.
- Groups Targeted by I.R.S. Tested Rules on Politics (Nicholas Confessore and Michael Luo, The New York Times) Wow. The targeted groups really weren’t qualified as non-poltical.
- Hussman: Gonna Party Like It’s 1929 (Gil Weinreich, AdvisorOne)
- Low Inflation Highlights Fed Dilemma (Jeffrey Spashott, The Wall Street Journal)
- Long-Term Use of Antidepressants for Depressive Disorders and the Risk of Diabetes Mellitus (Frank Andersohn, René Schade, Samy Suissa and Edeltraut Garbe, American Journal Of Psychiatry) Hat tip to Naked Capitalism.
- Lessons about America to be learned from the Climate Wars (Fabius Maximus) Fabius Maximus contributes to Global Economic Intersection.
- America, you may now thank Wall Street for your housing recovery (Matt Phillips, Quartz)
- Labor’s Declining Share Is an International Problem (Bruce Bartlett, The New York Times)
- Physics Envy and Economic Theory (Barry Ritholtz, The Big Picture)
- How to curb obesity: Tax calories, study says (Peter Whoriskey, The Washington Post) Hat tip to Russell Huntley.