The Conversation (J-LS).
Martin Wolf, FT
Strong Towns. The box stores ate the downtowns, and now e-commerce is trying to eat the box stores. What then?
Fortune. Designed by Apple. In California.
MIT Technology Review. Lawsuits at scale! What could go wrong?
WIRED. Because everybody knows patients need less human .
MIT Technology Review. The image of the computer is beatiful.
Brexit Central. Handwaving not limited to Tories, apparently.
FT. This is, apparently, news.
Korea Herald. A fine example of !
Bloomberg (E. Mayer). E. Mayer: “So much for ‘bare branches day’, 11/11, remaining a ‘counter-cultural antidote to the sentimentality of Valentine’s Day’ – it’s now just another excuse to mobile-shopping-spree binge. But 700 million packages to be shipped, holy cow.”
Vox. Note that this is not a “final deal.”
Globe and Mail
The Tribune (J-LS).
New Cold War
South China Morning Post vs. vs. Roll Call vs. Moon of Alabama
The New Yorker (Re Silc).
NYT and Los Angeles Times. A protege of Luther Strange, interestingly enough.
Realignment and Legitimacy
Los Angeles Times (AF).
Rod Dreher, The American Conservative. “But I am pretty sure that Evangelicalism will lose significant numbers of its younger people over all this tribalism. That would be an enormous tragedy.”
HuffPo. And when the Democrats cracked up, it wasn’t the Whigs who picked up the pieces, either.
FT. Not the Russians?
Colin Woodard, Medium. Interesting and sadly buried behind Medium’s pay-wall, instead of being readable at .
In These Times. I’m seeing lots of brake light clinics on the Twitter (“lots” being in the tens, not the hundreds or thousands, but still). And one flu-shot clinic (interesting). Universal concrete material benefits, especially for the working class.
KHN. Some people go to Happyville. Others go to Pain City. And it’s all random!
Imperial Collapse Watch
Paul Street, Counterpunch (Re Silc). See also of Alfred McCoy’s In the Shadows of the American Century: The Rise and Decline of US Global Power.
Thomas Frank, Guardian (KW). Because we haven’t finished their colony on Mars?
Wildfire Today (FarWestTX).
British Journal of Sociology
Boston Review. A look at J.D. Vance and Hillbilly Elegy.
Salon. “Detested” by whom? I had no idea the Pentagon “considers video games one of their key recruitment tools,” but it makes sense.
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