The healthcare-reform battleground shifts to caregivers and communities. (Atul Gawande, New Yorker)
Toronto ranks worst in commuter times in world survey. (Toronto Star)
Rising auto sales could trigger Michigan comeback. (Christian Science Monitor)
Few execs have fled bailed-out firms where exec pay has been drastically cut, contrary to long-held conventional wisdom among corporate directors and pay consultants about the need for outrageous compensation to prevent defections. (The Big Picture)
German non-rescue of Greece reveals eurozone as a hapless monetary union. (Daily Telegraph)
Funny how public opinion matters so much to Republicans who were dismissive of it while in power. (Glenn Greenwald, Salon)
Shocker: Wall Street despised by Main Street. (Bloomberg)
Global oil reserves exaggerated by one-third. (Daily Telegraph)
WASHINGTON—In a bold new measure intended to address unemployment among young professionals, the Frozen For Their Future Act, lawmakers from across the political spectrum agreed on legislation Tuesday to subsidize the cryogenic freezing of recent college graduates until the job market recovers...
'Were we to freeze these graduates at the height of vigor and ambition, there's a chance we could revive them during a more prosperous time', Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX) said. 'When the economy finally bounces back—10, 20, even 30 years from now—we'll have an entire generation thawed out and ready to contribute.'