George W. Bush, Puppy Painter The Note. So cute!
We’re Screwed: 11,000 Years’ Worth of Climate Data Prove It Atlantic. Hockey stick too short.
A Must Read Account of Fracking Colorado Ecowatch. Lives up to the billing!
The Cassandra Complex Ian Welsh
A Solid Employment Report Tim Duy’s Fed Watch
And yet the labor force participation rate is still falling Marginal Revolution (see also chart here).
Don’t be fooled: 7.7% is likely a short-lived low in the US unemployment rate Dean Baker, Guardian
Deeply Irresponsible Fiscal Policy Economists View
Brussels probes “soccer bubble” El Pais
Disrepair Forces Closure of Vital Shipping Lane Der Spiegel
Wanted: PhDs Who Can Win a Bar Fight Foreign Policy. “Light footprint” interventions.
What Went Wrong in Afghanistan? Foreign Policy. (Same issue: The Inside Story of How the White House Let Diplomacy Fail in Afghanistan.)
Drugs Now Legal If User Is Employed The Onion
Of surveillance and scholarship Cannonfire
Annals of Quantitative Overconfidence, Boeing Edition Felix Salmon, The Street
Wells Fargo Typo Victim Dies in Court LA Weekly. Cold-blooded murder.
The Hard Road Ahead Archdruid Report
The tracks of my years: Photographer captures a decade-long adventure spent travelling across America on freight trains Daily Mail. The future is already here — it’s just not very evenly distributed.
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