Welcome to the Politicus Pulse. Here are the links you need to see to keep your day going right. Consider this a cup of (iced) coffee for your mind.
Union Workers Stand Up to Extreme Demands from Verizon (Crooks and Liars)
Verizon wants workers to take cuts when the company is very profitable. The workers are striking as a result.
European Citizens are Not Being Taxed to Fund the Bailouts (Naked Capitalism)
Not yet they aren’t.
What Business is Wall Street In? (MaverickBlog)
Are they really comparable to hackers?
How the World Failed Haiti (Rolling Stone)
A year and a half after the island was reduced to rubble by an earthquake, the world’s unprecedented effort to rebuild it has turned into a disaster of good intentions.
Barack Obama and Harry Potter (The Baseline Scenario)
Is Helene Cooper and the NYT really that stupid? And why are they spouting right-wing talking points?
Beds Are Burning – Midnight Oil