Foreign Policy. The deck: “What if there were a blueprint for climate adaptation that could end a civil war? An English scientist spent his life developing one — then he vanished without a trace.”
Harvard Crimson (Dan K)
Guardian (Phil U)
Project Syndicate (David L). Not for nothing is Afghanistan called the graveyard of empires.
Ian Welsh (Phil U)
Macleans. Discusses proposal the Ontario government has put forward to increase the minimum wage.
furzy: ”no mystery if there are no good jobs!!”
bob: “This was a very good video. Yes, long, but again, remember the scale. It’s has to be longer.
He does a great job of showing the processes involved. …”
2016 Post Mortem
Two parts of an American Prospect series, (Phil U). Phil U: this one is good too… just short of calling for a JG. Phil U: “Best one yet by far… long though.”
The Hill. Long-overdue statement of the obvious.
Bleeding Heartland (dan k)
Police State Watch
Consortium News (Sid S)
New Cold War
NBC News. Money Putin quote: “Right now, I think we have representatives from a hundred American companies that have come to Russia,” Putin said. “Do you think we’re gathering compromising information on all of them right now or something? Have you all lost your senses over there?”
‘ Business Insider
Salon (Dan K)
Guardian. Phil U: “God that’s low.”
Antidote du jour (Mario Fiorucci via Richard Smith, from First Annual Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards):