Via Meadia staff will be posting a morning news roundup of stories we’re reading each morning while Walter is in China. We’ll stick to themes and topics usually found here on the blog, offering readers a short post of news we think is important, interesting and intelligent. Some of the stories found in the news roundup will make their way into short posts or essays.If OWS demonstrators are looking for data and information to turn into protest slogans and grievances, they just need to look at Business Insider’s series of charts on inequality in the US. Some of the data is alarming: a chart comparing global income inequality, for instance, shows the US ranks 93rd in the world, behind China, India and Iran.The Europe crisis is having a tangible demographic effect in Spain, where hundreds of thousands of Latin American migrants are leaving the country because they can’t find work.The New York Fed says student debt in the US currently stands at $550 billion, 10 times more than in 1999. With the nearly 15 percent unemployment rate for people aged 20-24: the US has a serious problem of indebted and unemployed young people.California raised $9.1 billion by selling infrastructure bonds for projects ranging from highway development to conservation to housing development – but Sacramento is just sitting on the cash. No one seems to know why the money isn’t being used.David Rothkopf and others debate Hilary Clinton’s pivot toward Asia.