Isabelle Dinoire: Life after the world’s first face transplant BBC. She is very brave.
Whale Shark Rescue YouTube (Robert M)
Saxo Bank warns of 2014 Australian recession MacroBusiness
China’s ubiquitous ghost cities FT Alphaville
Meanwhile, in Japan… Tim Duy
Banking union: If Ireland were Nevada Daniel Gros, VoxEU
‘We Reacted Immediately to Symptoms of Crisis’ Der Spiegel (Swedish Lex). On Iceland.
Clues to Carney’s thinking Financial Times. I’m told Carney really understands bank operations.
New Bank of England Governor Mark Carney’s wife: an eco-warrior who says banks are rotten Telegraph. She may be an anti-materialist, but it looks like her hubby nevertheless gave her a really serious opal necklace, displayed in one of the Telegraph pix. So she’s not completely of the macrame and granola school.
Why Israel Didn’t Win London Review of Books
White House warns of $200bn consumption fall Financial Times and Fiscal cliff failure would hurt Christmas spending, White House warns Guardian. No change in body language, Obama wants his deal by year end, no matter how bad a deal it is for anyone other than the 1%.
Down But Not Out: Yahoo! Readers Share Their Stories of Unemployment and Job-Hunting Yahoo. Joins the Gawker series on unemployment…
Antidote du jour (martha r):
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