Your humble blogger is on Bill Moyers this week, which in many viewing areas is tonight. Be there or be square!
Also sorry for thin posts. I have one in progress that will launch during the day.
GMO giant hires retired cops to hunt down farmers Occupy Monsanto (Valissa)
Are they being a bit premature? Nasa releases Mayan apocalypse video 10 days early Independent (Chuck L)
A “low ambition” outcome in Doha Triple Crisis
What Made Sandy So Destructive? Global Economic Intersection
Hotmail & Yahoo Mail Using Secret Domain Blacklist Slashdot (Chuck L)
Europe gets a banking union MacroBusiness. I’m not as optimistic. The divisive details, particularly how a deposit guarantee is handled, have yet to be resolved.
The Great Migration of the 21st Century Richard Bookstaber
How We Became Israel Andrew Bacevich, American Conservative (Chuck L)
Chuck Hagel Secretary Of Defense Nomination Looks Likely Huffington Post (Carol B)
Americans Support Tax Increase But Not Spending Cuts Jon Walker, Firedoglake
Let’s Play With Some Numbers, Social Security Edition dakine01, Firedoglake
Arizona funnels business to CCA through its school-to-prison pipeline Guardian (Chuck L)
McDonald’s Server Would Have To Work 550 Years To Earn CEO’s Pay AOL Jobs (Carol b)
Reading the New FDIC/Bank of England Resolution Paper Steve Lubben, Credit Slips
Digital threat to Fed’s jobless target Gillian Tett, Financial Times
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