Economy 30 May 2012 Opinionomics | 29 May 2012 Must-read comment and analysis. Featuring housing in the US and more on Facebook Print HTML 1. Debt-Ceiling Deja Vu Could Sink Economy (Bloomberg View) Europe is crumbling. China is slowing. The Federal Reserve is dithering. Yet the biggest threat to the emerging U.S. economic recovery may be Congress, write Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers. 2. Is the Bank of England doing enough? (BBC News) Stephanie Flanders argues that "both the Bank and the Treasuiry might need to be less pessimistic about the underlying state of the UK economy - and more optimistic - and urgent - in their efforts to help." 3. The Housing Recovery: A Rethink (Forbes | Modeled Behaviour) Karl Smith looks at the state of the US housing market. 4. Why Are Two-Class Shareholder Arrangements Proliferating? (Slate | Moneybox) In the wake of the ongoing Facebook IPOcaplypse, Matt Yglesias looks at why shareholder arrangements like Mark Zuckerberg's concentration of power are becoming more popular. 5. No taxation without mastication (Financial Times) Jonathan Ford delivers what will hopefully be the final word on the pasty tax. › The full horror of Houla emerges Is there a housing recovery in the US? Photograph: Getty Images Alex Hern is a technology reporter for the Guardian. He was formerly staff writer at the New Statesman. You should follow Alex on Twitter. From only £1 a week Subscribe More Related articles The free market? There's no such thing Housing associations are under pressure - but we're doing our best Why is the government giving £45m to Roman Abramovich while letting a British steelworks go to the wall?