Indian farmers dump bags of snakes in tax office Associated Press (hat tip reader Aquifer)
Thawing permafrost vents gases to worsen warming Associated Press (hat tip reader Aquifer)
Caution: Red Light Cameras Ahead US PIRG (hat tip reader 1 SK). From the end of October, but still worth reading.
Nielsen report: TV ownership declines Inside TV
You are all wrong, printing money can halt Europe’s crisis Ambrose Evans-Pritchard, Telegraph
Killing the Euro Paul Krugman, New York Times
Europe’s Lenders Find Branch Trumps a Unit Wall Street Journal
Sweden and the euro: Out and happy
Economist (hat tip reader Swedish Lex) Visby is looking better all the time….
CEOs’ crusade is a howl of frustration with Washington Gillian Tett, Financial Times. The article is better than the headline
The Media’s Blackout Of The National Defense Authorization Act Is Shameful Clusterstock (hat tip reader furzy mouse)
Senate Wants the Military to Lock You Up Without Trial Wired (hat tip reader furzy mouse)
Mayor Bloomberg: ‘I Have My Own Army’ PolitickerNY (hat tip reader bob)
For Jobless, Little Hope of Restoring Better Days New York Times
DANGEROUS JAILS, Part 2: Ignoring the Warnings WitnessLA. This is the jail where eXiled writer Yasha Levine is being held.
L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa Puts Occupy L.A. Price Tag at Over $1 Million; City Spent More Than That on Michael Jackson Memorial LA Weekly (hat tip Lambert Strether)
Fracking, Mortgages and Insurance Public Citizen (hat tip reader 1 SK)
Inside the Coakley Foreclosure Fraud Lawsuit Dave Dayen, Firedoglake
MF Global accessed client funds for weeks Financial Times. Holy shit. If Corzine does not go to jail, something is very wrong with this picture. He signed Sarbox certifications that his internal controls were in order.
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