Deer snarl traffic on Golden Gate Bridge San Franciso Chronicle
Why Amazon Has No Profits (And Why It Works) Benedict Evans. “Amazon is a bundle.”
Reassessing the Beveridge Curve “Shift” Four Years Later Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
Big Brother Is Watching You Watch
Mpls. City Council Member Demands Answers about Military Helicopter Training KSTP (The Short Helicopters). WTF?
Obama strategy to beat Islamic State likely to draw U.S. into years of conflict McClatchy. That’s not a bug. It’s a feature.
Ukrainian ceasefire Q&A/FAQ and RFC Vineyard of the Saker
Kiev Armored Door Company Goes Where the Money Is: Flak Jackets Businessweek. Magic of the marketplace!
War, yuan way or another Asia Times
Can’t Place That Smell? You Must Be American New York Times. Sensory perception is culturally specific.
Limits to Growth was right. New research shows we’re nearing collapse Guardian. With handy charts:
The results show that the world is tracking pretty closely to the Limits to Growth “business-as-usual” scenario. The data doesn’t match up with other scenarios.
“We’re an empire now, and when we act, we create our own reality.” That works, until it doesn’t. Not to be foily, but there’s a reason the more clever squillionaires are building rocket ships to get off-planet, and it’s not so you can hitch a ride.
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