* "How austerity kills" (Courtesy asimplelife.)
* Kevin Drum wraps up the current scandals and non-scandals. Link dumps later this week.
* When I say I ignore the Heritage Foundation, this is why.
* UK prime minister Cameron faces pressure from within his own party. Bonus UK: scapegoating globalization.
* "Scientists say they have, for the first time, cloned human embryos capable of producing embryonic stem cells."