The Tech Giants Must Be Stopped The American Conservative. Must-read.
Full transcript: Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman on Recode Decode Recode. Interesting on concentration, and Obama Democrats.
Harvard Raises $9.1 Billion in Capital Campaign Harvard Crimson
America’s MIA strategy Axios. Strategy, the word one suddenly hears everywhere in the chattering classes. A little late…
Because Victorian comic opera has the best words, please indulge me:
When I have learnt what progress has been made in modern gunnery,
When I know more of tactics than a novice in a nunnery;
In short, when I’ve a smattering of elemental strategy, [Hmm, strategy, strategy… Ah! I have it!]
You’ll say a better Major-General has never sat a gee!
But The Intertubes has the best memes:
US foreign policy pic.twitter.com/XDcTLbikXb
— Bence Nanay (@BenceNanay) April 14, 2018
You can make an omelette if you do more than break eggs. Although not necessarily. Where’s the spatula? And I smell burning plastic. Why is that pan’s handle right over an open flame? How many things are wrong with this picture?
What is the West’s end game in Syria? Al Jazeera
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Saudi king rejects US plan to transfer embassy to Jerusalem Agence France Presse
5 potential scenarios for Iran deal Al-Monitor
IG Report Roasts Andrew McCabe National Review
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Democrats in Disarray
The Democrats Are the Party of Fiscal Responsibility David Leonardt, NYT [pounds head on desk].
Our Famously Free Press
Trump might survive firing Rosenstein or even Mueller. The reason: Fox News. Margaret Sullivan, WaPo. I wouldn’t have thought it was possible to bemoan tribal politics and treat Media Matters as a serious venue. But I would have been wrong.
Private equity owners endanger Daily Camera’s future Dave Krieger, Boulder Free Press Blog. Krieger: “The publisher of the Daily Camera spiked my Sunday editorial, so I elected to publish it on another platform:”
Police State Watch
It’s time to give socialism a try Elizabeth Bruenig, WaPo.
How Highways Squeezed Taxable Land Out of Cities StreetsBlog USA
When Value Arises From Relationships, Not From Things P2P Foundation
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