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Cesium fallout widespread Japan Times (hat tip reader Aquifer)
The flailing ECB MacroBusiness
IMF Won’t Release Greek Funds Without Support Bloomberg. Translation: creditor demand more confirmation of Greek prostration.
Will the euro be destroyed by ideologues? Dean Baker, Aljazeera (hat tip reader Aquifer)
One professor to another: listen to the people, or fail Michael Ignatieff, Financial Times
Greek non-default deal not running smoothly Ed Harrison. NC readers will not be surprised.
Greek bond losses put role of CDS in doubt Gillian Tett, Financial Times
Kabul’s Unlikely Housing Bubble Seems Ready to Burst McClatchy (hat tip reader 1 SK)
Trainers, Marines, Troops Everywhere; More US Deployments Around the Globe FireDogLake (hat tip reader Carol B)
Failure Is Good Paul Krugman, New York Times
Live Blogging #OWS – 11/16/11 Plutocracy Files (hat tip reader rjs). Some additional detail on the raid.
Occupy Denver costs adding up for city 9 News (hat tip Zap). Of course, the protestors will be blamed, rather than the policing overkill.
Canadian vets Occupy on Remembrance Day Rabble (hat tip reader 1 SK)
Third Eye Blind Releases Occupy Protest Song George Washington
Warsaw protester launches drone to spy on police RawStory (hat tip reader 1 SK) and Occupy the Skies! Protesters Could Use Spy Drones Wired (hat tip reader Aquifer). Try that in the US and I am sure they will declare you a terrorist and disappear you. Rooftops, maybe, but drones are too much a stick in the eye to authority.
#OccupyMap (hat tip Lambert Strether). This is totally cool.
Taxpayers footing bill for millionaires’ kids Daily Kos (hat tip Lambert Strether)
MF Global Is Said to Have Used Customer Cash Improperly New York Times. Duh, and the lack of meaningful detail is not encouraging.
BRIEF-FINRA fines JPMorgan Chase, orders reimbursement over unsuitable investments CNBC (hat tip Lisa Epstein)
AIG chairman says that you just don’t get it Finance Addict.
In Response, LPS Admits to Robo-Signing Deficiencies for Indicted Ex-Employees Dave Dayen, FireDogLake (hat tip reader Deontos)
Is Bank of America Gambling on Resurrection (or Is BoA Holding the US Hostage)? Adam Levitin (hat tip reader Deontos)
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