5 Things to Know About the Economy at Thanksgiving WSJ Economics
The Eerie Calm of New York City on Thanksgiving Day Vice. I love NYC when it is empty.
Obama gives thanks for America and its unity in Thanksgiving weekly address Daily Kos. Carol B: “I saw this headline and just had to laugh. I mean………………..CLUELESS.”
Hong Kong makes arrests as unrest over camp clearance continues Christian Science Monitor
Despite Aid Push, Ebola Is Raging in Sierra Leone New York Times
Russia’s crackdown on Crimea’s Muslims Aljazeera (furzy mouse)
Demanding more blood from a devastated country failed evolution
Nathan Thrall: Rage in Jerusalem London Review of Books
The Myth of the Caliphate Foreign Affairs (furzy mouse)
You Can’t Trust a Grand Jury Cleveland Leader (Carla R)
Liberal Treasury Nominee’s Wall St. Prowess May Be a Vulnerability New York Times. “Liberal” = “Oh he’s really OK.” Elizabeth Warren’s point was that his experience, in international M&A, is irrelevant to the role, which is domestic banking. But he does have the experience that matters. He’s a big Obama bundler.
U.S.-Backed Mortgages Put to Test in an Innovative Lawsuit New York Times
Black Friday 2014 Telegraph. A live blog. Lordie.
Crude Plunges Following OPEC Decision to Not Cut Production Michael Shedlock
Junk Bond Carnage, One Company at a Time Wolf Richter
Antidote du jour: Cult Cat, via Lambert: