IPCC: Cost of Avoiding Dangerous Climate Change Super-Affordable if We Act Now Jeff Masters, Weather Underground
The Mellon Lifestyle as a Brand Times. Wretched excess.
Real-Estate Crowdfunding Finds Its Footing Online WSJ
ARE SPECULATIVE BUBBLES GOOD? The New Yorker
Pay for Performance? It Depends on the Measuring Stick Gretchen Morgenson, Times
Overseas Chinese and the Crimea Crisis The Diplomat
Are Americans really jingoistic yahoos? A cautionary statistical tale Princeton Election Consortium
Big Brother Is Watching You Watch
How LBJ Saved the Civil Rights Act The Atlantic
Democrats settle on fairness issues hoping to avoid a repeat of 2010 midterm disaster WaPo. Five years too late.
The AP downplays its Obamacare scoop CJR. “They say, ‘You are expecting me to pay the premium every month and once I go to the doctor I have to pay $5,000 before there’s coverage?’ Then they walk away.” But 7.1 millions sign-ups!
The other Social Security battle: the squeeze on customer service Reuters. A bit stale, but check this on why some people still like paper: “They’re not that comfortable putting their financial information on Internet.” But why?!
America’s Energy Edge Foreign Affairs
THE DECLINING EFFECTIVENESS OF VIOLENCE Monkey Business
The Slaughter Bench of History The Atlantic
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