Breadlines Return Times. Just in time for the holiday season!
S&P says banks may have to spend extra $104bn on mortgage cases FT. Wouldn’t it be cheaper and more fun to throw some executives under the bus of the criminal justice system?
A Way With Words: The Economics of the Fed’s Press Conference Liberty Street Economics. I’m just not sure which is the efficient markets part and which is the behavioral economics part and which is the open fraud and manipulation part.
How To Talk To Your Family About The Taper Over Thanksgiving Business Insider. Note: “How to talk to you ____ about ____” is a snowclone.
WBG Topical Taxonomy Another Word for It. There seem to be gaps.
A bitter harvest in Marinaleda El Pais
U.S. says new queuing system will help if HealthCare.gov gets too much traffic Reuters. Yeah, Expedia redefines success with the exact same technology. Oh, wait… =
Do we really need exchanges? Incidental Economist. Of course you don’t. The Canadian single payer system gets along fine without them, and bent the cost curve in the mid-70s.
The Single-Payer Alternative Times. ObamaCare as a teaching opportunity.
Two Amazing Charts Economics One
Big Brother Is Watching You Watch
Penny Lane: Gitmo’s secret CIA facility Miami Herald
Obama’s overhaul of spy programs cloaked in more secrecy McClatchy. Shocker!
It Is Public Support For Diplomacy That Pushes Obama Moon of Alabama
Solar Dominates New US Generating Capacity Earth Techling
Thai Tensions Escalate as Protests Gain Momentum The Diplomat
Tips from a prolific public speaker FT. How do you get to Carnegie Hall?
Sistema LRB. Must read.