Moscow Times (Dan K)
Philadelphia Magazine. Userfriendly: “This is the best Millenials Killed XXXX article. For the record I love mayo.”
Science Alert (Kevin W)
PhysOrg (Chuck L)
MPR News. Chuck L:
My boyhood home was on the north shore of a At that time the city water was drawn from that lake and “purified” in a treatment plant on its ENE side. That site is now a park with a swimming or fishing pier. Algae blooms were chronic and were controlled by a barge driven by water plant personnel that went back and forth dumping tons of copper sulfate into the water. Only after I grew up and moved away did I realize how shitty the water tasted.
New York Times (UserFriendly). Prohibition is the better approach than taxes when societal cost are higher than private costs.
Big Think. Erm, the reported level of “leave me alone” behavior seem a lot lower than one would expect, given the prevalence of female grousing about that.
Aljazeera (Kevin W)
Telegraph. As foretold by the Three Blokes.
From Politico’s daily Europe newsletter:
BREXIT TALKS RESTART TODAY: Today’s main topic is the Northern Irish border, with future relations to be discussed Friday. The EU’s strategy for the border is “” the issue, pitching its backstop plan as merely a beefed-up version of what happens now. The U.K.’s strategy remains urging pragmatism about the border issue, though in the absence of details it’s hard to know what that entails. A new YouGov poll shows the politics behind the pragmatism: Avoiding a hard among the Britons surveyed.
Asia Times (Kevin W). Important.
Big Brother is Watching You Watch
New York Times (David L)
Fortune (Brian C)
Imperial Collapse Watch
BBC. A shot at the Borg….
Donald Trump often tweets about the many ways he dislikes Amazon. But so far, there’s been no mention on its $10 billion Pentagon cloud contract bid
— Bloomberg (@business)
Daily Mail. That was fast: Axios
Washington Post. UserFriendly: “Wowzers how did this make it in to WaPo?”
Washington Post. UserFriendly: “The author of this is clearly infected with TDS. I think it’s playful and shows his sense of humor.”
Politico (UserFriendly). Also featured by Lambert in Water Cooler with some caveats re the author, but worth not missing.
RealClearPolicy. UserFriendly: “The latest half baked Koch bro funded anti-M4A skeet.”
Sic Semper Tyrannis (Kevin W)
Economist (UserFriendly). Michael Hudson’s long-standing recommendation finally goes mainstream.
Financial Times (David L)
Techcrunch (Kevin W). This is getting to be FUN! See example:
The better version
— 2 turnt (@Tommy2Turntt)
Guardian. UserFriendly: ”
Project Syndicate (David L). Important.
New York Fed. UserFriendly:
Every time I think I’ve come to terms with the evil of modern capitalism I find some little tidbit that makes it worse. Companies now leave positions as vacant so the can keep interviewing even if they have the position filled. Just eliminate any sense of job security.
The Federalist. UserFriendly: “World’s worst diagnosis of socialism’s resurgence.”
Project Syndicate (UserFriendly)
Antidote du jour. From guurst:
— The Siberian Times (@siberian_times)
And a bonus video. Note these birds aren’t mainly crows but they are all corvids.
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.