The dark side of the oil shock Gavyn Davies, FT
Dancing around data The Hill. Anti-trust and Big Data.
Lima Climate Deal
A Single Word in the Peru Climate Negotiations Undermines the Entire Thing Slate. “Shall” to “may.” Standards wonks know that’s a big deal.
Black Injustice Tipping Point
“Teach For America” Trojan Horse Among Ferguson Activists? Black Agenda Report. No reason for that question mark.
Open Story: Your view of police brutality protests CNN. Impressive. Handy map.
What makes nonviolent movements explode? Waging Nonviolence
You better watch out! Costumed bar crawl SantaCon hits town despite police call to shut it down over drunken mayhem Daily Mail. So where are the armored vehicles? The LRADs?
The Unmanageables Vanity Fair. Those being Omidyar’s employees at The Intercept.
Big Brother Is Watching You Watch
Mysterious ’08 Turkey Pipeline Blast Opened New Cyberwar Era Bloomberg. Two years before Stuxnet.
Fallout from Sony hack may alter how Hollywood conducts business Los Angeles Times
Transport strike likely to shut down much of Belgium South China Morning Post. Anti-austerity.
Dozens of arrests in Turkish Erdoğan opposition crackdown The Independent
Congress Authorises War With Russia – By Walrus Sic Semper Tyrannis
Occupy groups to start ‘non-cooperation movement’ as follow-up to mass protests South China Morning Post
Enter the Dragon: China offers Iraq Aerial Strikes on ISIL/ Daesh Informed Comment
De Blasio never got permits for new Gracie Mansion fence New York Post
Dark Age America: The Sharp Edge of the Shell The Archdruid Report
Worse than a Defeat LRB. Britain in Afghanistan.
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