Your Brain Can’t Handle the Moon Nautilus
Working Paper No. 529: Banks are not intermediaries of loanable funds – and why this matters Bank of England (furzy mouse).
A weighting game The Economist. Economic models and TPP.
Putting Economic Models in Their Place Brad DeLong, Project Syndicate
Manufacturing hub starts work on first zero-labor factory People’s Daily
The Sharing Economy Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Is Another Crisis Looming? Jacobin
Australia Issues Travel Advice on Banking for Greece Greek Reporter
Panaritis appointed Greece’s IMF representative amid SYRIZA complaints Ekathimerini. Panaritis, former PASOK MP.
Greece, economy, bond purchases top agenda of ECB meet Agence France-Presse
German says no Greece breakthrough as US urges G7 to avoid economic ‘accident’ Australian Financial Review
Greek energy minister held gas pipeline talks in Moscow Reuters. Like clockwork, the pipeline stories.
A View of Germany’s Economy from Die Linke, the Left Party In These Times
Towards a new municipal agenda in Spain? ROAR. With handy chart (and movie trailer).
Assad Strikes Back Foreign Policy
Nepal’s Political Faultlines Crisis Group
FIFA Charges Instantly Earn Loretta Lynch Global Recognition NYT. Exactly like Eric Holder and the Big Banks. Oh, wait…
FIFA Scandal: Alleged Payments Suggest Link to Top Officials WSJ. Very useful to limit the definition of corruption to bribery.
Big Brother Is Watching You Watch
Rand Paul Vows to Force Expiration of Patriot Act National Journal
Inside the Military-Police Center That Spies on Baltimore’s Rioters Gawker (furzy mouse). The headline is wrong — “protesters,” too, for starters — but it’s an interesting look inside a Fusion Center.
Dennis Hastert Fights To Locate, Save Neck The Onion (a classic).
Texas And Oklahoma Floods 2015: Flooded Properties In Central Texas Were Knowingly Built In Harm’s Way International Business Times
44% of Covered California customers report difficulty paying premiums Los Angeles Times
Behind the News, 11/20/14 Stitcher (Bob). Interview with Howie Hawkins on the Green Party starts at 24:40.
Did a rich sports team owner jump the line for a liver transplant? Los Angeles Times
Google Is Hacking Our Clothes to Work Like Touchscreens Wired. I wish they’d put the smart people back on search, so it worked better.
Mysterious Earthen Rings Predate Amazon Rainforest Live Science
Inside the largest tribal gathering in the world: Amazing photos capture explosion of colour and feathers as thousands of tribespeople meet in Papua New Guinea Daily Mail. Bigger even than the Democratic and Republican national conventions!
Judith Miller’s Comeback Matt Taibbi, Rolling Stone
A flaw in the design WaPo. Internet security.
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