Professor suspended from top university for giving off ‘negative vibes’ Telegraph. Lambert: “Privatizers hated him. He used sarcasm and irony!”
Off-grid German village banks on wind, sun, pig manure France 24 (furzy mouse)
Materials Trick Might Help Move Computers Beyond Silicon MIT Technology Review (David L)
Angry at Christie, quarantined nurse plans to sue government over illegal detention Reuters. As Lambert points out, we should be treating the health care professionals, particularly the ones who volunteer to go to Africa, like heros, and instead we do this.
Fight erupts over US states’ Ebola orders Financial Times
Cuomo backs down on NY Ebola orders Financial Times
Harvard Study: Here’s Why The Chinese Economy Can’t Defy The Odds Forever Business Insider (David L)
Troubles in China rattle western banks Business Spectator
Stress Tests..or Not
Italian Banks Are the Weakest Performers in E.C.B. Review New York Times
Europe’s Good-Enough Bank Stress Tests Wall Street Journal. Conventional wisdom watch.
Europe’s Banks Are Still a Threat Bloomberg. An editorial.
‘Everything possible’ to be done to protect the eurozone BBC. All the stories about ruptures are leading to public displays of staged affection.
Rousseff Says Ready for Great Changes After Tight Brazil Victory Bloomberg. Mr. Market is not happy.
Global turbulence triggers flight from EM Financial Times
Imperial Collapse Watch
Trillions in Global Cash Await Call to Fix Crumbling U.S. Bloomberg. Li: “Planted argument for toll roads cuz US govt just can’t fix infrastructure.”
New Jersey e-vote experiment after Sandy declared a disaster Aljazeera (Chuck L)
Is economic growth permanently lower? Financial Times (Li)
Corporate America starts to spend again Financial Times (David L)
Federal Reserve To Take Away The Punch Bowl Reuters versus…
The Fed Rate Hike May Be a Mirage Wall Street Journal
Are low oil prices here to stay? CNBC versus….
Fall in oil prices will prove temporary Financial Times
States With The Widest Gap Between Rich And Poor 24/7 Wall Street
Why “shareholder value” and humanity are on a collision course David Seaton, Firedoglake
Confessions of a white Oxbridge male Financial Times (Li). “”Like the communist rulers in 1989, we white Oxbridge males cannot defend our dominance with arguments.”
Antidote du jour. By popular demand, another moth photo from Kevin H, this of a rosy maple moth: