World’s Toughest Horse Race Retraces Genghis Khan’s Postal Route National Geographic
Bank of America Offers U.S. Biggest Settlement in History Times. It’s very important that no executive ever do time for accounting control fraud because confidence.
Intergenerational fairness improved by fiscal deficits Bill Mitchell
Ebola — A Growing Threat? NEJM. From May, but still current.
Why do two white Americans get the Ebola serum while hundreds of Africans die? WaPo. “[E]vidently struck some kind of deal.”
Obama says lacks sufficient data to fast-track Ebola drug Reuters (video)
2 First Ladies Share Tales of Budding Partnership and Life in the Spotlight Times. Laura Bush and Michelle Obama. Maybe Obama will take up painting, too.
After Chokehold Uproar, NYPD Oversight Group Wants Fewer Investigations Gothamist. No doubt!
WSU researchers see violent era in ancient Southwest WSU News. Note, however, that the author’s abstract gives a different slant with the title: “The Better Angels of Their Nature: Declining Violence through Time among Prehispanic Farmers of the Pueblo Southwest.” Of course, the violence declined from a peak.
Still (Barely) Here Power of Narrative
Watch an actual Hamas rocket launch, with #combatgazebo The Yorkshire Ranter
Irregular Forces in Ukraine Political Violence at a Glance
U.S. Sanctions Erode Its Foreign Influence Moon of Alabama. And the end of the dollar as a reserve currency.
The 1% May Be Richer Than You Think, Research Shows Bloomberg. “[L]iterally rich beyond measure.”
Enron Mogul John Arnold Funds State Politics… And Now Journalism About Money in State Politics International Business Times
Who The Fck Is Campbell Brown? Esquire. Paul Singer’s good friend among other things.
James Brown: The Hardest Working @ssh*l3 in Show Business Black Agenda Report. Must read personal reminiscence by Glen Ford.
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