Welcome to the Politicus Pulse. Here are the links you need to see to get your day started off right. Consider this a cup of coffee for your mind.
The European Monetary Union is the Titanic (New Deal 2.0)
The Iceberg Cometh: An economic and financial crisis will soon be brought about by the collapse of the European Monetary Union. And everyone goes down with the ship!
Europe’s Debt Crisis Refuses to Die (Naked Capitalism)
As much as the European elites would like, the debt crisis isn’t going away any time soon.
Mitch McConnell’s Debt Ceiling Plan Makes Choices Public (Politico)
The Kentucky senator’s proposal could allow more debate over government’s role.
“Wall Street Journal” Proves Keynes Was Right (Salon)
Economists agree: A lack of consumer demand explains why employers aren’t hiring.
The End of the Black Box: There’s a Better Way to Capture Plane Crash Data (Wired)
When a plane goes down in the ocean, crucial data goes with it. Streaming black box data in real time is a better way to fly.
Today’s Tune, which isn’t really a tune but FDR describing today’s GOP:
FDR’s Warning about Today’s Republicans