The 1,300 Bird Species Facing Extinction Signal Threats to Human Health National Geographic
Abrasive Organic Herbicide Method Blasts Weeds To Death Popular Science
How the Golden State’s 1 percenters are avoiding the drought Politico Magazine
Michael Brown Funeral Filled With Cries For Justice Huffington Post
Michael Brown Spent Last Weeks Grappling With Problems and Promise NYT. Contained enough ridiculousness that the Public Editor administered a quick rebuke: An Ill-Chosen Phrase, ‘No Angel,’ Brings a Storm of Protest
U.S. says airstrikes on Syria are not imminent McClatchy. Followed by…
The strange role of rappers in the Islamic State’s jihad Washington Post
Amazon at odds with Germany over strong union tradition Seattle Times
MBS Settlements–Following the Money Adam Levitin, Credit Slips. Investors get next to nothing for investor abuse. Private litigation system appears broken.
Italy loses enthusiasm for privatisations Financial Times
Why Are Harvard Grads Still Flocking to Wall Street? Amy J. Binder, The Washington Monthly. Long read of the day.
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