❖ Syria won’t allow a chemical weapons investigation team into the country.
❖ Rogoff and Reinhart (Kenneth and Carmen, respectively) have responded to the criticism from Univ of Massachusetts researchers. This is a key controversy, since Rogoff and Reinhart’s work is used to justify Austerity USA. Yves Smith: “The experts have been shown to be wildly wrong, and any decision to follow their faulty analysis now rests squarely on Obama and his fellow travelers.”
❖ “How Congress undercuts the Postal Service”, with help from ALEC, the Koch Brothers, and FedEx.