“The Desolate Wilderness,” William Bradford’s Thanksgiving account – Wall Street Journal
A China-Japan arms race could be excellent for the global economy – Telegraph
Unemployment in North Dakota drops to 2.7 percent – Fargo Forum
St. Cloud unemployment drops to 3.9 percent – St. Cloud Times
The Pope is definitely not a fan of “unbridled consumerism” (see #60) – Vatican
Spry: Gov. Dayton cherry-picks data to justify his position on taxes – Pioneer Press
Jeff Goldberg on Kiribati, the tiny Pacific nation that may disappear – Businessweek
Expansion debate already begins on proposed copper mine – StarTribune
Dock repair hearing devolves into worries over lake oil shipment – Duluth News Tribune
Putin, true to form, was nearly an hour late to a meeting with the Pope – Bloomberg
A book of Psalms may be the most valuable book in the world – New Yorker
Chef leaves $80k job at restaurant, now cooks for Salvation Army – StarTribune