Rahm Emanuel and Chicago’s perilous status as a world-class city – Esquire
Another helpful piece on the UAW defeat in Chattanooga – Economist
Why Facebook’s acquisition strategy is so smart – Felix Salmon
Stolen Target data losing value on black market – Brian Krebs
Minnesota has fewer, but bigger, farms – StarTribune
Broken families are among biggest killers of American Dream – Slate
Grocery store congratulates Jordan on HOF induction, gets sued, loses – ESPN
FOMC minutes show interest rate hike edging onto radar – WSJ
There’s apparently a national clown shortage – NPR
Poll: Nearly half in MN favor controversial copper mine – StarTribune
How Applebaum interviewed one economist for that Kocherlakota story – Stephen Williamson
Reggae’s chop on the upbeat – where did that come from? – Oxford American