Brontosaurus Rising The New Yorker
Billy Salomon’s Leadership School Bloomberg
IMF warns of long period of lower growth FT. Cheaper servants and guards, so what’s not to like?
Big Companies Pay Later, Squeezing Their Suppliers New York Times
How the Geography of Jobs Affects Unemployment Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Wall Street wary of ‘audit the Fed’ campaign FT. Shocker!
Overstretched and Under Pressure, the U.S. Air Force Remains the Backbone of Current Operations CFR. When they get the F-35, everything will be jake.
America’s Safari to Nowhere Counterpunch
China will struggle to keep its momentum Martin Wolf, FT
Big Brother Is Watching You Watch
U.S. secretly tracked billions of calls for decades USA Today. Scoop!
Utility cut power to home before 8 died of gas poisoning News22. Rule #2 of neoliberalism?
Ex-SCGOP official arrested on domestic violence charge Charleson City Paper. Also an Internet troll!
Power surge knocks out electrical service across parts of D.C. WaPo. Welcome to the Third World, America!
Slack’s Stewart Butterfield, In His Own Words Inc. See “On the financial rewards of a successful startup,” and “On caring about your work.”
Economic history is dead; long live economic history? The Economist
Knowledge-Based Trust: Estimating the Trustworthiness of Web Sources [PDF] archiv.org (Furzy Mouse)
Having Fun LRB. Public shaming on the Internet.
‘Sesame Street’s’ ‘Game of Thrones’ parody makes Iron Throne prediction Los Angeles Times
Antidote du jour:
Readers, I struggled to find French animals suitable for Yves’s visit to Paris, but the best I could do is this sheep maintaining the lawn at the National Archives, and while that’s the sort of initiative I support, it’s not a very good best. Thoughts?