Get Ready To Party Inside PS1’s New Courtyard Fungus Tower Gothamist (Chuck L)
5 Bizarre Sources of Energy OilPrice (Chuck L)
Recommendation against pelvic exam in asymptomatic, average risk, non-pregnant women ScienceDaily (Nikki)
The Rise of the DIY Abortion in Texas Atlantic (furzy mouse)
New method increases targeted bone volume by 30 percent ScienceDaily. Looks like weight training for couch potatoes.
Rio’s Maracanã Stadium is Privatized Rio Times. This story is from last year, but in light ot the World Cup, EM thought NC readers should be reminded.
Japan: The Mystery of the (Almost) Invisible Suicide majiroxnews. owenfinn: “There are very large protests against the Goverment`s plan to “re-interpret” the constitution tonight outside the PM`s residence here in Tokyo – again no media coverage.”
Rice-pledging scheme’s dominoes are ready to fall Bangkok Post(furzy mouse)
Historic sentence for Akil Jakarta Post
Argentina: will it or won’t it default? Financial Times
Energy Sector Faces Attacks From Hackers in Russia New York Times
Ukraine Suspends Truce, Launches Attack Wall Street Journal
Big Brother is Watching You Watch
Should Facebook Manipulate Users? New York Times. Article is much harsher than the headline suggests.
Facebook’s massive psychology experiment likely illegal BoingBoing (Carolinian)
Told You So, FBI Back Door Search Edition Marcy Wheeler
Supreme Court Rejects Google’s Street View Appeal New York Times
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Continues Its Winning Ways Constitutional Accountability Center (Chuck L)
Hobby Lobby: Not A Limited Decision Kit OConnell, Firedoglake
North Dakota’s Latest Fracking Problem Wall Street Journal
Loser of Republican Congressional Primary in Oklahoma Plans to Contest Election …Claims Body Double of “Dead” Incumbent Defeated Him Jonathan Turley. Chuck L: “The scariest thing in this link is that Murray got over 5% of the vote!”
Fed has grown complacent on credit market risk Financial Times
Supreme Court rules against home care workers unions Daily Kos. Harris v. Quinn was a narrow ruling, so public sector unions are still OK for the moment. But the idea that home health care workers can’t organize to get basic protections is still troubling.
6 Groups That Are Reinventing Organized Labor Think Progress (Nikki)
Sixty-Nine Days: The Ordeal of the Chilean Miners New Yorker (lambert). Today’s must read.
Antidote du jour (Josh D). This is Pandit: