Monsanto settles with wheat growers over GM contamination Farming Online
Borrowers, Beware: The Robo-signers Aren’t Finished Yet Gretchen Morgenson, New York Times.
BlackRock defends non-disclosure deals FT. They would, wouldn’t they?
Delusions of the Democrats New York Times
The trouble was that the Clinton-Obama strategy got things upside down from the start. Why try to cast yourselves as economic moderates and cultural progressives when the disparate elements of your coalition have little in common culturally, but are all struggling with the same wretched economy?
Happy Days Are Here Again FDL. Pass the Victory Gin.
No Inevitability? Are You Sure? Down With Tyranny
Thomas Frank on Ronald Reagan’s secret tragedy: How ’70s and ’80s cynicism poisoned Democrats and America Salon. Terrible headline; the article is really an excellent, wide-ranging interview with Rick Perlstein.
Big Brother Is Watching You Watch
The Police Are Still Out of Control Frank Serpico, Politico
D.C. police plan for future seizure proceeds years in advance in city budget documents WaPo. Just like Ferguson; law enforcement is a profit center. What could go wrong?
WHO Isn’t Getting Any Closer To Finding A Cure For Ebola Business Insider
The ignorance epidemic The Economist
G20 leaders back drive to unmask shell companies FT. Odger cull!
Donbass Romanticism, Misha Friedman
Obama’s Mercenary Attacks On Syria Are Breaking The Law Moon of Alabama
Significant nuances between Turkey and US fine-tuned Hurriyet Daily News
Can night-time light images play a role in evaluating the Syrian Crisis? International Journal of Remote Sensing. See Figure 2, March 2011 vs. February 2014.
Revealed: how coalition has helped rich by hitting poor Guardian. Wait, wait. This is the Tories you’re talking about?
When the Gini Index Is Redundant Letting the Data Speak
Comet Politics The New Yorker
The Four Types of Sleep Schedules The Atantic
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