Yglesias

Breakfast Links: August 1, 2011

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— Interview Al-Jazeera English comes to New York City.

— Spending cuts will likely hurt short-term growth.

— Perhaps -0.4% off 2012 GDP but maybe just -.04%?

Chait’s take.

Drum’s take.

— The political roots of the Somali famine.

— Syrian government slaughtering anti-government activists.

— Euro situation continues to go down the tubes.