Maine Quietly Mounting Massive Support for Historic GMO Labeling Bill Nation of Change (furzy mouse)
“Download this gun”: 3D-printed semi-automatic fires over 600 rounds ars technica (Chuck L). Where can I buy Kevlar futures?
Spill Underlines Environmental Concerns New York Times
Kay Kay: The Girl from Guangzhou Aljazeera (Lambert). From late last year, still interesting.
Greece demoted to ‘emerging market’ Telegraph
The Shortsighted History of ‘Argo’ Consortium News (May S)
NATO Shot Dead Two Afghan Children in Latest Attack on Civilians CommonDreams (May S)
The Saudi Arabization of Islam CounterCurrents
LOBBY TO GET ISRAEL EXEMPTED FROM SEQUESTRATION MJ Rosenberg (Carol B). You cannot make this stuff up…
A sordid business Chris Hayes, MSNBC (Brindle)
Bitter Pill,’ despite insights, falls short on remedy PNHP (Lambert)
Report: Poor U.S. Students Receive Developing-World Educations NextCity (May S)
Is the University of Virginia Really Out of the Woods? E. F. Beall Firedoglake. UVA alumni, raise holy hell!
Texas Declares War on Robots Robots (furzy mouse). Note this site does not like the bill, raising the usual line that it is overly broad. If you are in Texas, consider supporting the bill.
A BusinessWeek cover crosses a line Columbia Journalism Review
New Cars Increasingly Out of Reach for Many Americans CNBC (Joe Costello)
Look Out, Wall Street: The Goldman Sachs Partners Ball Is Back New York Magazine (Lambert)
Promises, Promises at the New York Fed Gretchen Morgenson, New York Times. The New York Fed sells favorable testimony to Bank of America. Is the bank in such desperate shape that the Fed will throw it help on any and every issue?
This Story Stinks New York Times. Today’s must read. Wow, even more important to police ad hominem attacks than we thought!
Antidote du jour (furzy mouse). I happen to like crows. See here why. This crow seems to be impersonating the “Uncle Sam Wants You” poster.