Putting bedbugs to bed forever Science Daily
Greek Parliament vote could bring back euro crisis as elections loom WaPo. “[T]he far-left Syriza Party.” Sure, if you think Elizabeth Warren — or Obama — is on the left. By Greek standards, Syriza isn’t far left at all.
Christmas returns hit new high FT. UK.
That Debt From 1720? Britain’s Payment Is Coming New York Times
Top managers’ pay reveals weak link to value FT. Shocker!
NYPD Soft Coup
N.Y.P.D. Officers Earn Disrespect – Except One Of Them Moon of Alabama
‘It’s going to go on for a while longer’: Police commissioner on the rift between NYPD and de Blasio as he hits out at ‘inappropriate’ decision by officers to turn their backs on mayor at cop funeral Daily Mail
Black Injustice Tipping Point
8 ways to support protests against the criminal punishment system, if you can’t get out on the street Waging Nonviolence. “[B]e a person who calls the precinct and the local powers-that-be to demand that protesters be released without charges.” IRRC, Serbian grandmothers did this very effectively.
Taking the Initiative Back For the Movement After the Brinsley Killings Black Agenda Report
Christie and Cuomo spike broadly approved Port reform Capital New York
Big Brother Is Watching You Watch
The Mysterious Case of Prisoner 212 The Intercept
Ursula Le Guin’s Viral Video: “We Will Need Writers Who Can Remember Freedom” Bill Moyers (Ulysses).
Lockdown drills and our illusions of order Lakeland Local
Mexico crisis engulfs major institutions but hits the left hardest Los Angeles Times
Obama Welcomes End Of The Longest War In American History AP. Looking forward to the victory parade! Wait, what?
A Holiday Primer on Salami Slicing The Diplomat
Sources of Real Wage Stagnation Brookings Institute. The new normal. Obama did a great job on this, with a huge assist from the career “progressives.” Combine with the other new normal, permanently higher disemployment, and that Presidential Library’s gonna be raking in the dough!
Sprinting Over the Dirt, With a Robot on the Hump New York Times
On Ending a Health Care Fallacy Letting the Data Speak
The Meaning of “Culture” The New Yorker
Tony Gwynn New York Times
Smart Pipe Adult Swim (YouTube)
Antidote du jour (Robert Doisneau):