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Francine McKenna, MarketWatch
Martin Wolf, FT
Bloomberg. “[Summers] asked how many thought the U.S. should be ‘really proud’ of [JFK] as a gateway to America’s greatest city. The response: no hands, and a lot of laughter.”
Phys.org. On the NuTonomy campus with two engineers aboard. Well-played.
South China Morning Post
Tampa Bay Times
Pew Research. “Regional conflict and economic opportunity boost number of migrants from 25 million to 54 million.” Rather a lot.
The Hill. Now I want to take a shower.
The New Republic
The New Yorker
The Hill. The Howard Stern stuff has been out in the open, all along….
Moon of Alabama
Counterpunch. From May, but obviously still relevant; there are six parts in all.
The American Prospect (Re Silc)
WaPo. Obama’s already written two autobiographies. Maybe he should write a third? And a fourth?
Modern Health Care
Health Affairs. So much for universality, as discussed here.
James Kwok, Baseline Scenario. Massive takedown of Vox’s Dylan Matthews on his “forget economics, it’s all racism” theory of Trump voters.
Bloomberg. The lead: “Americans are addicted to their jobs.” Shaking my head…
In These Times
Journal of Global Crime
Antidote du jour (Mrs. Mop):
Mrs. Mop writes: “At this time of the year, it seems almost impossible to take some decent pictures of some ordinary ducks, not because there are no ordinary ducks around (there are plenty of them) but because they spend all of their time going up-side-down and showing you their behind and nothing else as if telling you constantly ‘duck you’ or something similar which rhymes to that, I don’t know, well, what the duck, there it goes, see below.
P.S.That dark thing on the top left is the shadow of a curling swan’s neck…
… well, and then there was this really beautiful birdy creature, black body, red beak, green legs – what the duck, is this a duck or what?