The Laborers Who Keep Dick Pics and Beheadings Out of Your Facebook Feed Wired. Martha R: “The newest shit job for outsource workers and new college grads in U.S. And more to contemplate than just the jobs.
High-paid consultant to plead guilty in Chicago red light camera case ars technica (Chuck L)
US nurse angry over Ebola quarantine BBC. By contrast, the doctor in New York who is hospitalized is getting worse.
Ebola Cases Top 10,000 in Current Outbreak, WHO Says Wall Street Journal
Hong Kong tycoons reluctant to take side amid Occupy turmoil People’s Daily Online
Japan Market Access Still Hurdle for TPP Trade Deal Wall Street Journal. Even worse than this suggests. The Japanese have basically told the US in uncharacteristically blunt terms that the US has to negotiate, not bully, and the USTR is not getting the message.
Why Europe is doomed, in 3 paragraphs Washington Post
Putin’s speech at the Valdai Club – full transcript Vineyard of the Saker (Scott)
Ukraine: Winter And Reigniting The War Moon of Alabama
The Horror Before the Beheadings New York Times. Oversized headline on the front page. This sort of thing makes me expect military escalation is around the corner.
Big Brother is Watching You Watch
Let the Democrats Rot Counterpunch
Where Hucksters Rule Counterpunch
The Democratic Embrace of Al Sharpton Wall Street Journal. The fact that ANYONE is willing to appear on a stage with Al Sharpton is a sign of how far American has fallen. A serious leftie buddy is planning to vote Republican over this.
Obama set to visit Detroit area Nov. 1 Detroit News. Susan M: “And Obama? Well, he’s due to visit on Dia de los muertos AFTER the blight bundle is sold.”
Saying No to a Party New York Times
North Carolina Fights To Take Voting Site Away From Pesky College Kids Bill Moyers (furzy mouse)
Combating a Flood of Early 401(k) Withdrawals New York Times (JCC)
Law Lets I.R.S. Seize Accounts on Suspicion, No Crime Required New York Times (Scott)
Shareholders, Disarmed by a Delaware Court Gretchen Morgenson, New York Times. Aieee!
How Mainstream Economic Thinking Imperils America YouTube (martha r). Jeff Madrick on his new book, Seven Bad Ideas: How Mainstream Economists Have Damaged America and the World, followed by a panel. While the talk is informative, NC readers are likely to be frustrated with how, um, judicious Madrick is in his criticisms.
The class warfare of Halloween Cathy O’Neil. Lordie.
The Zombie System: How Capitalism Has Gone Off the Rails Der Spiegel (Jeff J). Would’t call this splits among the elite. More like cracks starting at the edge.
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