Twitter Postings June 29

On the evolution of Latin American coups, less is better:  http://bit.ly/qAPsm
So what would happen if you start charging for use of washrooms? No soft drink sales, airport charging for use too? http://bit.ly/rTNxX
To lose friends and influence no one, just be a belligerent jackass:  http://bit.ly/lHU44
Problem with cancer research?  http://bit.ly/UhADO
Science of econ bubbles and busts:  http://bit.ly/123fgm
China’s troublesome banking sector?  http://bit.ly/I9erc
Stories of Detroit’s downfall, deserved so for shareholders and management, but human cost tragic nevertheless:  http://bit.ly/IFjla
Der Spiegel thinks Czech was too small to handle EU presidency. Ironic, as the EU is made up of toy-sized countries:  http://bit.ly/1dW1B
Gotta be kidding, this is the kind of bs that makes European women give birth at home, with no anesthesia nor pro help:  http://bit.ly/xMC9w
Danish doctors in training work too little for their own good, jeez:  http://bit.ly/MnbYu
Market heading for herd collapse again?  http://bit.ly/lPcbD
BIS wants to rank financial products, good luck with that:  http://bit.ly/ozEEZ
Fantasy credit trading game:  http://bit.ly/3HJS0
Berkshire cuts property catastrophe reinsurance:  http://bit.ly/Yopoc
BIS proposes fail-free financial system:  http://bit.ly/hf0Ad
Great, now we have “real estate intervention”:  http://bit.ly/3L5JBb
Keeping news of kidnapping off Wiki:  http://bit.ly/1bhFi8
10 best prison breaks of all time?  http://bit.ly/GQrLp
Bargain for this year’s Buffett lunch date:  http://bit.ly/16c1Md
Endowment in one area of one’s life means shortcoming in another? Why celebrities go broke:  http://bit.ly/W2oHZ
TV business not in as dire waters as one might be led to think?  http://bit.ly/tXzt4
Turning deceased loved ones into human diamonds:  http://bit.ly/B9iwM
Humans don’t scale, is social media turning into just any other pace?  http://bit.ly/1azkuK
Russians self-destructing through alcohol:  http://bit.ly/BY1V1
Does persistence drive depression?  http://bit.ly/IR7Ce
Is the Hummer too dirty for even China? Agency seeks to block Hummer acquisition:  http://bit.ly/FvuUh
Goldman responds to article on regulatory capture:  http://bit.ly/rlzOs
How liberals and conservatives differ on moral trespasses:  http://bit.ly/Dhzmv
The world changed in 1979:  http://bit.ly/LLRWo
Robert Thomson of WSJ defends premium media, says content creators should be at centre of value chain:  http://bit.ly/zCDm
On doctors and pays around OECD countries:  http://bit.ly/EZfVV
Media field year on back of MJ death:  http://bit.ly/kRWcn
Mega churches and corporations, really not all that different?  http://bit.ly/ozCGA
Doug Saunders asks, what is Canada?  http://bit.ly/1aEkbU
The Economist will never lose its appeal:  http://bit.ly/EiaT4
Google China’s troubles do not end:  http://bit.ly/uXl8X
Failed states index 2009:  http://bit.ly/PFG7Y
What happens in public, stays public?  http://bit.ly/xcpqs
More renting versus buying:  http://bit.ly/2EMLd
More frauds washing up ashore, one of the more colourful ones at the moment:  http://bit.ly/18JSvx
On Kenyan corruption and whistle-blowing:  http://bit.ly/1vvWV
Here’s a concept, trading recession time-off now for overtime later:  http://bit.ly/Zx8vr
More fun for free, but what does that mean for the economy exactly?  http://bit.ly/d89sF
Kim Jong Il needs more attention, with all these celebrity deaths, Iran, and all:  http://bit.ly/16fKba
Parenthesis plagiarism with Chris Anderson?  http://bit.ly/CqGCI
IKEA not so hot on Russia anymore:  http://bit.ly/HuQQP
How’s this for a diet? You consume, air, only air:  http://bit.ly/HHgQZ
There will be 10 best pic nominations instead of 5 next year:  http://bit.ly/llmXA
Yes, but would he approve? Online poll wants to name China’s first aircraft carrier after Mao: http://bit.ly/dSBGW
Goldman and the American bubble machine:  http://bit.ly/TYqGn
Does language shape thought? Interesting thought experiment there:  http://bit.ly/3cKwUv
Torontonians are a bunch of babies, TUVM. So wusses with snow, babies with garbage, eh?  http://bit.ly/eHZjy
NY MTA selling off naming rights to subway stations:  http://bit.ly/HMNjw
Regulation coming to Internet marketing?  http://bit.ly/O5suJ
Analyzing investment shortfalls from a psychological perspective:  http://bit.ly/O3tYF
More crazy plans to save the newspaper:  http://bit.ly/M0nwu
Some would disagree, but Moody says there’s no credible alternatives to the USD:  http://bit.ly/3T4Dv
Financial crisis, timeline capture:  http://bit.ly/YPbku
International responses to the crisis timeline?  http://bit.ly/DqRXH
WSJ goes thru the intellectual exercise that works out the perils of a smaller Wall St, conclusion: China’s the winner. http://bit.ly/uAdb2
Some suspicious habits of hedge funds?  http://bit.ly/CQZVD
Germany’s surprised it’s got a well-integrated Muslim population:  http://bit.ly/3qdY7l
The Germans want to help you clean up your desk:  http://bit.ly/2YfdiG
I agree with this assessment of Berlin:  http://bit.ly/OFJSM
Immigration and foreign policy:  http://bit.ly/YwPbI
On speculative bubble and the financial crisis (pdf):  http://bit.ly/sdzJV
East Germany’s consumer culture:  http://bit.ly/tVC1k
Twitter in times of crisis, lessons learned?  http://bit.ly/gCSww
When boring is great … I would say when lazy gets lucky, but oh well:  http://bit.ly/UFtlc
I miss Canadian health care  as much as people complain, it is a good system:  http://bit.ly/15sLpp
Who says women aren’t funny? Have you read through some of these?  http://bit.ly/gWPVf
Is Europe over-optimistic in its pursuit of guilt-free energy options?  http://bit.ly/DaRsG
New Yorker article on Countryside’s Angelo Mozilo:  http://bit.ly/hjmsk
Will we move towards “small enough to fail”?  http://bit.ly/kORue
Impact of lobbying by insurance industry on health care reforms:  http://bit.ly/B6yqd
In case you want to know what the WSJ reported in 1930:  http://bit.ly/l6ERQ
Volatility comes back, won’t investors please jump in?  http://bit.ly/14WlMq
How far should we go in climate proofing inhospitable lands? http://tinyurl.com/nomo7m
Risks of deflation vs. inflation? Isn’t this merely a disagreement over when each will take place?  http://bit.ly/10RJmW
There’s a whole science in spotting fake numbers apparently, too much 7s and not enough 5s:  http://bit.ly/83Vgy
On free lunch, and why there’s no such thing:  http://bit.ly/iFZZd
Liability driven investing http://tinyurl.com/m8asly
China didn’t sell Treasuries in April (or May, for that matter) http://is.gd/16rKk #vbrief

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