After Chattanooga Jacobin (savedbyirony).
Labour markets Economist
Monopoly’s Poster Children Michael Hudson
The Health of US Manufacturing Conversable Economist
Age of Austerity Paul Krugman, Times. As I keep saying, permanently high disemployment is an elite policy choice, and both legacy parties are fully on board.
SEC Ponders Break for Private Equity Over Broker Rules Bloomberg (rich).
Apple promises fix ‘very soon’ for Macs with failed encryption Reuters. Oopsie.
Facebook’s horrible, stroke-of-genius IPO Felix Salmon, Reuters
Something for Nothing ?? Cassandra Does Tokyo
A Group Of Investors Is Buying A Stake In The Next Generation Of Geniuses Business Insider. Sell the lineage of the “genius,” instead of the genius, and we’ve got straight-up feudalism.
The Campaign Casino Elections Have Become a Get-Rich-Quick Scheme, and the Press Is Missing the Story [PDF] Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy
Ukraine seems to win the “next financial crisis” award Marginal Revolution
Shock over Ukraine Club Orlov
Ukraine: “From the spirits that I called – Sir, deliver me!” Moon of Alabama
Mass rival protests staged in Venezuela Al Jazeera
Sorting fact from fiction in Venezuela protests CNN. Photos and memes.
Girl killed, dozens hurt in attack on Thai protest Asian Correspondent
Political Hatred in Argentina Boston Review. Must read.
Exclusive Essay: Anatomy of the Deep State Mike Lofgren, Moyers & Company. Must read, together with previous.
A causal narrative? Understanding Society
Historical Echoes: Thomas Jefferson Slept Here on Maiden Lane/The Compromise of 1790 Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
Ex Post Historical Simulation of a Statistical Model of Anthropogenic Climate Change Econbrowser. Priceless denialist comments.
Strategy and the Tyranny of Maxims The Diplomat
How to tweet like a teenager Gillian Tett, FT
This Old Man Roger Angell, The New Yorker. “The pains and insults are bearable.” Along with Angell, I remember when The New Yorker used to be good.
The Dream of Moving Abroad in Later Life, With Good Health Care Times. Why wait?
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