Less than 100,000 Payroll Jobs, a 58.5% Employment-to-Adult-Population Ratio Exactly Where It Was a Year Ago, and Labor Force Participation Down by 0.5 Percentage Points in the Past Year Brad DeLong. New candidate for the world’s most frightening chart.
Underground homeless camp cleared near the East Bottoms Kansas City Star
The North Korea Deal That Wasn’t Foreign Policy
Tony Blair and Iraq: The damning evidence Independent
Rise of the Predators: A Secret Deal on Drones, Sealed in Blood Times. Fast forward to President as first-person shooter. Yay!
After Pentagon investigations, three Army generals censured for misconduct WaPo. If they didn’t keep losing wars, maybe it wouldn’t be so bad?
Bangladesh protesters demand blasphemy law Al Jazeera. Hundreds of thousands.
Striking dockers will talk to contractors if port operator attends South China Morning Post
Shocking study reveals mortality rates for women are increasing in over 43% of U.S. counties compared to just 3.4% for men Daily Mail. Blue states vs. Red states.
Facebook Leans In Vanity Fair
The Silent Partner BuzzFeed
The Meme Hustler The Baffler
Bitcoin Really Is an Existential Threat to the Modern Liberal State Bloomberg. Cryptonomicon fans take note.
A Practical Utopian’s Guide to the Coming Collapse David Graeber, The Baffler
Accounting regulations can change Bill Mitchell – billy blog. On Cyprus. Always nice to hear the Troika called out for sociopathy.
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