Coral-killers The Economist
Risky Moves in the Game of Life Insurance NYT. It could be my bearish imagination, but there seems to have been an uptick in this sort of story; as if the powers that be hear footsteps behind them. Readers?
Questioning the Seaworthiness of Bond Funds NYT. As above.
What Causes Recessions? Noah Smith, Bloomberg. As above.
A painful way to abolish boom and bust FT. As above.
Man Fatally Shoots Himself Near U.S. Capitol; Lockdown Lifted ABC. Had a sign taped to his hand. “Capitol Police Chief Kim Dine said the sign said something about social justice, but he did not reveal the exact language.”
Shooting at U.S. Capitol was a suicide, police say; lockdown has been lifted CNN. “A witness, Robert Bishop, told CNN [the sign] also said something about taxing the ‘1%.'” Moral: Post your selfie holding the sign first. Don’t rely on cops or reporters.
Hedge-Fund Magnate Robert Mercer Emerges as a Generous Backer of Cruz NYT. “It just takes a random billionaire to change a race and maybe change the country.” So awesome.
The Defining Moment, and Hillary Rodham Clinton Robert Reich
Now Now Now Now Now Now Now Now Eschaton
East Asian influx slowly changes East Lansing Detroit News
Black Injustice Tipping Point
National Bar Association wants second officer in Walter Scott shooting video fired, arrested Post and Courier. “[D]eliberately left material facts out of his report.”
Passengers on Metro bus asked to keep hands up during police search for suspect KMOV. The bus driver, too!
Q&A with DeRay McKesson ’07 Bowdoin Orient. #BlackLivesMatter activist.
How Can We Restore Faith in Police? Slate. Get them out of their cars and make them walk the beat. And take away their guns.
Eurogroup wants Greece’s list of reforms by April 20: report Business Insider
Shocking Video from Athens Polytechnic Riot Greek Reporter
Virtual Protest: Activists Launch Hologram Demo Against Spain’s New Anti-Protest Laws [Video] Inquisitr. Franco would have been proud of those laws. Attaboy, Rajoy.
Kiev Becomes First European Capital to Openly Glorify Criminal Ideology Sputnik. Well, except for Cameron’s London.
What’s Really Behind The War In Yemen? World Post
Big Brother Is Watching You Watch
FTC to examine privacy issues with ‘cross-device tracking’ Arizona Republic
Fake NYPD Badges available for sale on dark web Security Affairs
A War Well Lost Sam Harris
My killer review of the Apple Watch Patrick Bateman, The Next Web
Let Them Eat Privilege Jacobin
Tech titans’ latest project: Defy death WaPo. Apparently, it takes less than a decade of free money to turn our elites into insane people.
Re: Our Relationship The Atlantic
The Moral Urgency of Anna Karenina Commentary
Antidote du jour:
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.
And now for something completely different: Chimpanzee takes down drone with a stick.
(I’m spacing out on who sent this in; whoever you are, take a bow!)