New York Times. Scott: “This Sounds Like a Zero Population Growth Initiative!” Moi: Whoever at the Times found photo for the article deserves a prize. Look at the obviously hungry look in the guy’s eyes.
Sky News. Davin: “‘Australian Trade minister Andrew says he’s confident the Australian government wont be sued under investor state dispute clauses in the TPP’.Only just ‘confident’?! If we wont be sued then why is there any need for the clause in the first place Mr Robb? Sheez!”
New York Magazine
MacroBusinessn (Davin). This is appalling. More privatization of public assets. In Australia, all beaches are public (I believe the first 150 feet). Or at least have been until now.
Bloomberg. The hypocrisy is stunning. Since when is the US a paragon of corporate virtue?
Ambrose Evans-Pritchard. Telegraph
Associated Press. Sports fans, this is the AP headline as of now! NC is not alone in having typos. But the story is important. There’s been no total shutdown of Greece since Tsipras was in power. This is a strong statement. But the Troika is certain to brush it off.
BBC. I’ve been to Gotland, Visby to be specific, and I recommend it. Ingmar Bergman retired there.
Al.com. This received over 3400 comments. I don’t recall seeing anything close to this comment volume previously.
BBC (furzy). Gives the misleading impression that the talks ever got off the ground.
Big Brother is Watching You Watch
The Root (Judy B). Note the author.
International Business Times
T Charles Pierce, Esqiure. Lambert featured this yesterday, but if you missed it then, you’ve got to read it.
Vox. Resilc: “Can she run from jail?”
NBC. Sanders blew it. The one debate that is early enough to make a difference is in New Hampshire, which is where Sanders has the most to lose.
. The Hill. So now it’s official. She’s for sale.
Common Dreams (Judy B)
Mark Ames, Pando (resilc)
Angry White Men
Charles Pierce, Esquire
Wall Street Journal
Izabella Kaminska, FT Alphaville. This is why US banks were pressing the Fed for rate increases. The second part goes off the rails, but the first part is important.
’ WSJ MoneyBeat
Slate. A feature, not a bug.
Antidote du jour: SH: “Siamese cat, in Siam”: