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Consciousness: The Black Hole of Neuroscience Big Think (hat tip reader Aquifer)
Oklahoma shaken up after earthquakes Los Angeles Times (hat tip reader James B)
Why Thomas S. Roche Dreams of a Zombie Apocalypse 10 Zen Monkies (hat tip reader Sugar Hush)
Here Comes the Sun Paul Krugman, New York Tines
Greece agrees on unity government; Prime Minister Papandreou will resign Washington Post. So an internal power play resolved over the weekend to keep the Troika happy.
Euro, Asian Stocks Fall Before Italy Vote Bloomberg. The leaking dam syndrome.
IMF, G20 fail MacroBusiness
Europe’s rescue fiasco leaves Italy defenceless Ambrose Evans-Pritchard, Telegraph (hat tip reader Scott)
Peter Daou on Iran Lambert Strether
‘BP’s behaviour’ sinks $7B deal Telegraph (Australia; hat tip reader 1 SK)
This is Not a Joke. The “Family Research Council” is Angry Bear (hat tip reader Aquifer)
Occupy Sydney protester arrested calls Magistrate Carl Milovanovich a ‘scumbag’ in court Telegraph (hat tip reader 1 SK)
Occupy DC Protestor Seemingly Hit by Car Feet Away from Stop Sign Jonathan Schwarz. DC has as many surveillance cameras as central London. It should be plenty possible to ascertain what happened.
A Chill Descends on Occupy Wall Street: The Tangled Purse Strings Fritz Tucker. Lambert Strether does not like the sound of this.
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The War on the Home Front Frances Fox Piven, TomDispatch (hat tip reader Aquifer)
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What caused the financial crisis? The Big Lie goes viral. Barry Ritholtz, Washington Post
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