Some of the most important stories of the day . . .
Economy and Business
- The real Adam Smith was more complex than people realize
- Marc Faber recommends investing in gold exploration companies with strong backers that have money to essentially develop the exploration result that they may or may not achieve. The one’s that are partially owned by the majors like Novagold, Ivanhoe Mining and Gabriel Resources.
- Obama administration withdraws ‘enemy combatant’ definition; will hold people at Gitmo based on authority form Congress and international laws of war
- Obama cites national security for keeping the terms of a new international copyright treaty secret which would allegedly criminalize peer-to-peer sharing, make iPods searchable at the border, and allow internet service providers to monitor their customers’ communications
Science and General Interest
This roundup may be updated periodically throughout the day.