What We Read Today 06 November 2014

November 6th, 2014
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Econintersect: Every day our editors collect the most interesting things they find from around the internet and present a summary "reading list" which will include very brief summaries (and sometimes longer ones) of why each item has gotten our attention. Suggestions from readers for "reading list" items are gratefully reviewed, although sometimes space limits the number included.

  • Republicans Gain From Voter Anger Over Obama’s Economy (Mike Dorning and Jonathan Allen, Bloomberg) More than five years after the recession ended, ordinary Americans still feel pinched. Wages and incomes have been stagnant. Econintersect: The "hope and change" president cast his lot with Wall Street and Main street finally couldn't take it any more. See next article.

Follow up:

  • Republican Senate brings TPP shocker closer (Unconventional Economist, Macro Business) The irony of the interpretation of the Republican victory as a Main Street revolt is that Macro Business sees the change in the U.S. Senate making the passing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade pact more likely. Free trade has become more and more unpopular for Main Street America.
  • Articles about conflicts and disease around the world

Ebola

U.S. nurse, now free of Ebola, defends her work and travels (Reuters)

Ebola Rising (Statistical Ideas)

Burkina Faso

The Fiery Fall of Burkina Faso’s ‘Beautiful Blaise’ (Foreign Policy)

Syria

Why Can't the Pentagon Kill the Islamic State's Top Commanders? (Foreign Policy)

Rapidly unravelling Bashar Assad’s impunity is undermining the fight against Islamic State (The Economist)

Iraq

ISIS Has 9,000 ‘Core Fighters.’ Or Maybe 17,000. Or Possibly 30,000 (The Daily Beast) The word is "clueless".

Iran

Obama Wrote Secret Letter to Iran’s Khamenei About Fighting Islamic State (The Wall Street Journal)

Israel

Temple madness (The Economist)

Belgium

Clashes end Belgian unions' first major protest against new government (Reuters)

Taiwan

Taiwan resolves to resist China’s embrace (Financial Times)

Taiwan resolves to resist China’s embrace (Muck Rack)


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