Yawning Spreads Like a Plague in Wolves Smithsonian
Willy Wonka chapter that was missing for 50 years reveals grisly end of greedy boys who disappear in fudge cutting room Daily Mail
What the Arbitration Panel Didn’t Want to Hear Gretchen Morgenson, New York Times
Private equity’s giant collusion case is over, as Carlyle folds Fortune
Exclusive: Bitcoin promoter to plead guilty to unlicensed money transmission Reuters. Prosecution futures.
ArthroCare Ex-Chief Baker Gets 20-Year Term for Fraud Bloomberg. Rick Perry’s BFF.
U.S. judge throws out aluminum price-fixing suit against banks Reuters
This pope means business Fortune (PJ)
Big Brother Is Watching You Watch
The US government can brand you a terrorist based on a Facebook post. We can’t let them make up the rules Guardian
California Senate approves measure banning warrantless drone surveillance Reuters
What Nick Davies Found Out New Yorker. “Politicians no longer defer to Murdoch so easily, at least in public.” So that’s alright, then.
The west wind blows afresh The Economist (RS). Cheap alternative to satellites. Too bad we can’t put a HAPS streamer over Ukraine and open-source the imagery.
Hillary Clinton was surprisingly bold on Ferguson WaPo
Why we should close the ‘unemployment industry’ Bill Mitchell
Charter schools making big profits for private companies 10 News. Via self-dealing.
FBI Tracks Charter Schools The Progressive
Q&A with Tulane researcher on front line of Ebola outbreak Times-Picayune (PD)
Report: Dogs Eating Dead Bodies Of Ebola Victims On Liberian Streets CBS Atlanta
Genomic surveillance elucidates Ebola virus origin and transmission during the 2014 outbreak Science. “Tragically, five co-authors, who contributed greatly to public health and research efforts in Sierra Leone, contracted EVD in the course of their work and lost their battle with the disease before this manuscript could be published. We wish to honor their memory. ”
Face to Face with Ebola — An Emergency Care Center in Sierra Leone NEJM
Ebola virus mutating rapidly as it spreads Nature
Henry Kissinger on the Assembly of a New World Order WSJ
Why the Ukraine Crisis Is the West’s Fault Foreign Affairs. One word: Realpolitik.
Novoazovsk appears to be under rebel control CCTV
Tusk, Mogherini Named to Top EU Posts Amid Russia Discord Bloomberg
Nato states create new multilateral force FT
This means war: miscalculations have pushed Ukraine and Russia over the edge Ian Bremmer, FT
Russia Responds To Canada’s Sarcastic Geography Lesson io9
Heavy fighting in Libya’s Benghazi city; airport hit Reuters
Newly declassified documents reveal how U.S. agreed to Israel’s nuclear program Haaretz
Pentagon has spent an average of $7.5 million per day in Iraq for last three months WaPo. Half a Friedman Unit.
UN peacekeepers in firefight with Syrian rebels McClatchy
ISIS Displaying a Deft Command of Varied Media New York Times
Pakistan protesters clash with Islamabad police BBC
Hong Kong poised for political showdown on 2017 election South China Morning Post
New email address Cannonfire
Hidden Obstacles for Google’s Self-Driving Cars MIT Technology Review
A computational and neural model of momentary subjective well-being Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
The Truth We Won’t Admit: Drinking Is Healthy Pacific Standard
Coca-Cola and Its Egregious History Counterpunch (Carolinian)
Surfers Defy Wealthy California Oceanfront Property Owners Denying Beach Access Truthout
Earthquakes pose a hazard to much of California’s fresh water LA Times
Forensic Hydrology at the Gowanus Canal New York Times
Liquid authenticity The New Enquiry
Against Empathy Boston Review
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