The U.S. Radically Changes its Story of the Boats in Iranian Waters: to an Even More Suspicious Version Glenn Greenwald, The Intercept
The Pakistani Dystopia The New Yorker
Stock Market Ends Sharply Lower as Worries About Economy Surface The New York Times
El-Erian: ‘Massive’ Supply Disruption to Lift Oil Prices Yahoo Finance. This looks like some wishful thinking from El-Erian.
The New Inequality Debate Robert Kuttner, The American Prospect
How Alexis Tsipras Has Overplayed His Hand Social Europe
Toxic Disaster Watch
White House Open To Flint Disaster Declaration Over Water Crisis Huffington Post
California’s Gas Leak Disaster Signals a State of Emergency for Us All me, The Fiscal Times
Secretary Jewell Launches Comprehensive Review of Federal Coal Program U.S. Department of the Interior
2016 Clown Show
Ted Cruz Rejected Job Offer In George W. Bush White House Talking Points Memo
Ted Cruz ‘Apologizes’ to New York Bloomberg Politics
Clinton’s lead is evaporating, and anxious Democrats see 2008 all over again Washington Post. Yeah, 2008 was just a terrible time for Democrats, what with the enthusiasm-generating primary contest and resounding general election victory.
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