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Breakfast Links: July 18, 2011

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— The complete Wugazi.

— Sweden, Norway, and Ireland have made huge strides in fighting poverty.

— PM Cameron agrees to suspend parliamentary recess to deal with ongoing News Corp implosion.

— Erik Loomis is on Team John Jay.

— Gretchen Morgenson absurd Fannie-did-it theory: because “Banks also recognized what [Former Fannie Mae CEO Jim] Johnson had — higher profits means loftier executive pay.” I’m guessing the link between profits and management payscales has been well-known for a while now.

Tasty green beans.

— Single-minded seekers of renomination.

— David Carr on News Corp’s culture of criminality.

— Karl Smith’s slides on the economy.

— Will Chinese hunger for energy fuel Mongolian coal boom?

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