This photo shows a mysterious mechanism of the sun that has baffled scientists for centuries Business Insider (David L).
Twitter using shark becomes social media sensation The Drum (RS).
Why finance is too much of a good thing Martin Wolf, FT
JPMorgan Chase Writes Arrogant Letter to Its Swindled Forex Customers Wall Street on Parade. It’s not so much that they’re “arrogant”; I mean, they’re investment bankers, and water is wet. It’s that they’re still ripping their customers’ faces off. As they kindly explained in that letter.
UPDATE 2-U.S. SEC charges Atlanta firm over public pension funds Reuters. Abynormal: “They were under investigation since 2013… I am seriously SICK”
Recession of 1937–38 Federal Reserve History
Spain: No country for absolute majorities Open Europe
Pablo Iglesias: Podemos Changing Spain’s Political Map Telesur. Interview.
Europe’s anti-austerity movements: from Podemos to the SNP Channel 4 News
Grexit and the Morning After Paul Krugman, NYT
Will Greece Follow Ukraine’s Gamble? Peterson Institute
Macro Horizons: The Greek Deadline Draws Closer Wall Street Journal
Russian Mobile Crematoriums? Shades Of Saddams Mobile Weapons Labs! Sic Semper Tyrannis
Saudi Arabia beheads 88th person this year, passing total for 2014 Middle East Eye. Billmon: “‘Now you guys are just running up the score,’ whines ISIS.”
Reports of deal with Pakistani spy agency rile some in Afghanistan Los Angeles Times
Big Brother Is Watching You Watch
‘Daredevil’ continues a sad tradition of endorsing torture Digital Watch by Adam Richter. See also: How Netflix’s New Daredevil Series Makes Torture Into a Virtue Reason (James C).
Sorry……Not All Lives Matter Colorado State Lodge Fraternal Order of Police
Supreme Court Agrees to Settle Meaning of ‘One Person One Vote’ NYT. I have a bad feeling about this… And: Major test on voter equality set for review SCOTUSblog
Elizabeth Warren: No Need to Stop Uber-ized Workforce, but Must Invest in Education, Research ReCode. Eesh. Senator. So today’s “Shafting Economy” kidz have to wait twenty years for your policies to kick in? And go even more into debt? WTF?
Tim Smeeding on how to reduce income inequality Lane Kenworthy
Robotic Butt Helps Medical Students Learn Professional Intimacy KQED. EM: “Do Androids Dream of Electric Turds?”
Antidote du jour (via):
I was super chuffed to spot my first dragonfly of the season yesterday!