End of the Week Reads: May 12, 2013

- Eritrea jails 10,000 political prisoners – Stock markets are rising but half of American are not benefiting – Why the jobs numbers should be better – China marks 5 year anniversary of earthquake that killed over 80,000 – How/Why Empires come tumbling down – Where and how the super rich hide their money – While UPS and Fed Ex make millions, USPS loses $1.9 billion last quarter doing the same thing. (FYI: Same government is now running your healthcare.) – Boom time for bonds in Africa, or how the rest of the world is going into debt – Study shows financial aid for college is no longer going to the needy but to the rich