Police cameras quietly capture license plates, collect data Minneapolis StarTribune
The punks on trial for blaspheming Putin Financial Times
Hard landing for China as factory prices fall and deflation looms Ambrose Evans-Pritchard, Telegraph
Germany Considers Holding EU Referendum Der Spiegel
Athens set to purge civil service Financial Times
British Regulators Plan Changes to Libor Oversight New York Times
Defense Motion Details Horrific Conditions Bradley Manning Was Subjected to at Quantico Kevin Gosztola, Firedoglake
The investor who saved Mugabe Mail & Guardian. (LeonovaBalletRusse, from Felix Salmon). Holy shit.
Provocative political ads draw attention in crowded media landscape Washington Post. Duh!
Mitt’s Veep Is Paul Ryan: NBC Firedoglake
‘US political system hostile to American people’ RT (Aquifer)
Even patches of the holes in the safety net have holes Incidental Economist (Aquifer)
Feds: Authorities in Meridian, Miss. Violated Rights of Black Children ABC (Lisa Epstein)
Economists in Philly Fed Survey Lower Forecasts WSJ Economics Blog
CHART OF THE DAY: The Latest Foreclosure Data May Be A Bad Sign For The US Housing Recovery Clusterstock (furzy mouse)
Private banks try to become more exclusive Financial Times. Only the 0.1% need apply
Levin hits back on lack of Goldman charges Financial Times
Standard Chartered Said To Agree To N.Y. Monitor Demand Bloomberg. As if they have a choice? Trust me, SCB has NO leverage here.