Paintings Have Become Increasingly Blue Smithsonian
Macroeconomists need new tools to challenge consensus Wolfgang Munchau, FT. “The night they re-read Minsky,” to recycle a riff from that great blogger, Paul Krugman.
‘Everyday Americans need a champion’: Wealthy Hillary Clinton finally enters formal race to be president with video telling middle class voters ‘the deck is still stacked in favor of those at the top’ of the economy Daily Mail
Candidate Profile: Hillary Clinton The Onion
Why Wall Street Loves Hillary Politico
Why Hillary Clinton Is Probably Going to Win the 2016 Election Jonathon Chait, New York Magazine
The most depressing presidential campaign of your lifetime began today Felix Salmon, Fusion
Emanuel and Rauner: Linked at the wallet Crains Chicago Business
Greece and lenders head back to technical talks Ekathimerini
Why Europe Needs to Save Greece Project Syndicate
Big Brother Is Watching You Watch
Undercover Mounties pushed pressure-cooker bomb plan on accused terror couple, court hears National Post. The accused “were taken on a three-day holiday in the Okanagan by the RCMP so they could relax while working on their terrorist plan.”
In a cameras-everywhere culture, science fiction becomes reality Los Angeles Times
Spy Satellites Spotted ‘Disguised as Space Junk’ Moscow Times
Black Injustice Tipping Point
So… the NYPD Just Broke an NBA Player’s Leg The Nation
Uncle Sam’s Favorite Corporations (PDF) Good Jobs First. From their Subsidy Tracker.
Where Do Firms Go When They Die? The Atlantic
The World’s Top Software Stock Is Surging 1,300% in Kuala Lumpur Bloomberg. “Cloud-based software for property companies.” I’m told that Malaysia makes Thailand look like a model of probity. Just saying.
Chinese conman undone as 17 girlfriends turn up at his hospital bedside Asian Correspondent
He Fought the Law Literary Review
Do You Have An Obligation To Rat Out Your Friends? Another Word For It
The Disadvantages of an Elite Education The American Scholar
New Mann Paper Predicts End Of “False” Pause Reporting Climate Science
The world of threats to the US is an illusion Stephen Kinzer, Boston Globe
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Near Sacré Cœur.