"Breakfast Links: October 18, 2011"
— Angela Merkel and her coalition not “Germany” are holding back euro-resolution.
— Doug Henwood on the Fed.
— Diverse objections to inequality.
— Alabama farms feeling the pinch of nativism.
— IMF warns that austerity budgets could push the world back toward recession.
— Josh Bivens on the policy response to the recession.
— Immigrants target Wells Fargo to stop funding private detention facilities.