What We Read Today 30 November 2014

November 30th, 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.

  • Russian Oil Tycoon: US Shale Boom Is 'On-Par' With Dot-Com Bubble (Myles Udland, Business Insider) Russian oil tycoon Leonid Fedun thinks that OPEC is on a mission to get rid of the "marginal" (high production cost) oil players in the U.S. shale market. For how this price war will impact oil patch players, see the next article.

Follow up:

  • Articles about events, conflicts and disease around the world


Darren Wilson Resigns From Ferguson Police Department (Huffington Post)

Why it's so rare for police to be prosecuted for killing civilians, explained in 2 minutes (Vox)

Photo of Cop Hugging Boy at Ferguson Protest Tells Poignant Story (abc News)

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: White People Feel Targeted by the Ferguson Protests—Welcome to Our World (Time) Hat tip to Rob Carter.


WHO reports sharp rise in Ebola deaths (Al Jazeera)


Turkey wants to renew gas deal, Russian energy minister says (Huuriyet Daily News)


At least 40 fighters killed in Syrian city of Kobani (CNN)

Islamic State: Syria says air strikes not hurting group (BBC News)


Iraq airstrikes kill 17 in areas held by Islamic State (Reuters)


America’s Middle East Challenges (Project Syndicate) Former U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Christopher Hill says U.S. foreign policy vis a vis Iran and the Arab world has reached an impasse.


Mother of German MH17 victim sues Ukraine (Al Jazeera)

Russia’s New Aid Convoy to Rebels Riles Ukraine as Crisis Mounts (Bloomberg)

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