Streaming Eagles Times
Selling the family silver Reserved Place (CL)
Finally! Big Investors Declare War on Big Banks Fiscal Times (Howard Beale). I hate to link to Pete Peterson’s house organ, but since it’s David Dayen….
The Case of the Missing White-Collar Criminal Bloomberg. “…indiscriminate resentment toward ‘bankers’ [sic] as a class…”
China scandal weighs on iron ore price Sidney Morning Herald (EU).
The Death of the American Mall Guardian
Two from Stark County glad they signed up for Obamacare Canton Repository. Above is Gannet, this is Gatehouse.
Hillary Clinton forgets the ’90s: Our latest gilded age and our latest phony populists Thomas Frank, Salon. The Clinton administration as another bait-and-switch.
Big Brother Is Watching You Watch
Wikileaks brings much-needed scrutiny to secret trade talks The Conversation
Transitioning to a new Scottish state LSE. The referendum is September 18.
Neocons, critics fight over who’s responsible for Iraq mess Christian Science Monitor
Iraq: The U.S. Has No Role In This Moon of Alabama
Is the Pentagon “briefing” retired military media analysts again? Sic Semper Tyrannis
Elephant “lullaby”: What’s the song about? Bangkok Post
How the other half fear: Super-rich worry that their wealth is killing drive and ambition in their children DailyMail. Then let’s take away a lot of “their” money. Problem solved!
Paupers and Richlings LRB. “[Piketty’s] theoretical reach fumbles where his statistical grasp is sure, and he leaves intact the questions of economic value, distributive justice and capitalist dynamics that he raises.”
Believe it or not: Karl Marx is making a comeback Salon. Ready for his close-up?
The Left-Right Political Spectrum Is Bogus The Atlantic
Where Did Yiddish Come From? Tablet
‘Neural noise’ may influence free will, study suggests Medical News Today
A catalogue of social mechanisms Understanding Society
The Disruption Machine The New Yorker. Whenever I hear the word “innovation,” I reach for my Browning.
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