Saturday News and Notes
Skeptical economists and market analysts offer dreary forecasts about the US recovery, the New York Times finds.
Reuters reports there is no let up in violence in Syria, dimming hopes of a resolution.
The Diplomat looks at economic growth in several African nations, such as Ghana, which posted 13.5 percent growth in 2011, and asks whether there’s now hope for an “African miracle.”
Charles Moore argues in London’s Telegraph that organized religion is essential to the fostering of civil society.
Presidents of four Federal Reserve System banks see less need for easing or QE3, says Bloomberg News.