Yawning Spreads Like a Plague in Wolves Smithsonian
What the Arbitration Panel Didn’t Want to Hear Gretchen Morgenson, New York Times
Exclusive: Bitcoin promoter to plead guilty to unlicensed money transmission Reuters. Prosecution futures.
ArthroCare Ex-Chief Baker Gets 20-Year Term for Fraud Bloomberg. Rick Perry’s BFF.
This pope means business Fortune (PJ)
Big Brother Is Watching You Watch
What Nick Davies Found Out New Yorker. “Politicians no longer defer to Murdoch so easily, at least in public.” So that’s alright, then.
The west wind blows afresh The Economist (RS). Cheap alternative to satellites. Too bad we can’t put a HAPS streamer over Ukraine and open-source the imagery.
Why we should close the ‘unemployment industry’ Bill Mitchell
Charter schools making big profits for private companies 10 News. Via self-dealing.
FBI Tracks Charter Schools The Progressive
Q&A with Tulane researcher on front line of Ebola outbreak Times-Picayune (PD)
Genomic surveillance elucidates Ebola virus origin and transmission during the 2014 outbreak Science. “Tragically, five co-authors, who contributed greatly to public health and research efforts in Sierra Leone, contracted EVD in the course of their work and lost their battle with the disease before this manuscript could be published. We wish to honor their memory. ”
Why the Ukraine Crisis Is the West’s Fault Foreign Affairs. One word: Realpolitik.
Pentagon has spent an average of $7.5 million per day in Iraq for last three months WaPo. Half a Friedman Unit.
ISIS Displaying a Deft Command of Varied Media New York Times
Hong Kong poised for political showdown on 2017 election South China Morning Post
New email address Cannonfire
Hidden Obstacles for Google’s Self-Driving Cars MIT Technology Review
A computational and neural model of momentary subjective well-being Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
The Truth We Won’t Admit: Drinking Is Healthy Pacific Standard
Coca-Cola and Its Egregious History Counterpunch (Carolinian)
Forensic Hydrology at the Gowanus Canal New York Times
Liquid authenticity The New Enquiry
Against Empathy Boston Review
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