China’s disregard for intellectual property is actually not such a bad thing – Foreign Affairs

Maps-wise, the rich get richer with Google’s Waze acquisition – Economist
Another good reference point for what is happening with the Fed – Felix Salmon
Milwaukee is diverse, generous and not so entrepreneurial – Journal Sentinel
Liar-for-hire Tim Green will tell anyone anything, for a price – Pioneer Press
A St. Cloud specialty window business is thriving – St. Cloud Times
Germany is once again dominant in Europe, but reluctant to lead – Economist
St. Paul firm has exclusive on barber poles, but they don’t pay the bills – Pioneer Press
Nice perspective on Edward Snowden from John Cassidy – New Yorker