Hundreds of Shipwrecks Revealed in Lake Michigan as Water Clears Ancient Origins
Talking Point in Defense of TPP Is 95% Irrelevant Eyes on Trade
Pension Funds Can Only Guess at Private Equity’s Cost Gretchen Morgenson, NYT.
Berkshire Hathaway profits bolstered by rail operator BNSF FT. Despite fewer train bombs.
Greece and creditors ‘miles apart’ on deal to avert debt default Australian Financial Review
Greek exit ‘would leave western alliance in chaos’ The Telegraph
‘No default if Greece misses payments to ECB and IMF’ Times of Malta
Greece Says it Won’t Request New Bailout Voice of America
US fears a European sequel to Lehman Brothers Gillian Tett, FT. Last week, but still useful.
Secrets of the Brussels media machine The Press Project
Tearing apart the union The Economist
Anti-Party Party LRB. The Greens.
Black Injustice Tipping Point
Nights of the Living Dread The Baffler. Fun fact: “CNN misidentified the blue-and-white-wearing sorority Zeta Phi Beta as gang members.”
Baltimore & The Walking Dead Mark Ames, Pando Daily
Oakland cleaning up after vandals hit Auto Row Contra Costa Times. Automobile dealers. The Schwerpunkt, like, totally….
Why Marilyn Mosby’s Comments on Freddie Gray Matter National Journal
The ‘Depraved-Heart Murder’ of Freddie Gray The Atlantic
“I am Darren Wilson”: St. Louis and the geography of fear Quartz. From January, but useful. I wonder if Baltimore’s geography is similar?
Are the Baltimore Police Using Twitter for Public Safety, or Propaganda? The Nation. Hmm. Let me think.
Can unrest be predicted? Science. More new media triumphalism.
America’s Police Will Fight the Next Riot With These Stink Bombs Defense One. Let’s hope not.
Los Angeles and Its Booming Creative Class Lures New Yorkers NYT. Considerable angst about this in LA….
The Virtual Candidate Ryan Lizza, The New Yorker. Warren.
Bernie for President? Jacobin
In 50-49 vote, US Senate says climate change not caused by humans Bangor Daily News
Stanford stem cell experts highlight “inherent flaw” in drug development system SCOPE. In a word: “Profits.”
Consent: It’s Not Sexy Adult
The Political Roots of Widening Inequality Robert Reich
Bob Solow on rents and decoupling of productivity and wages globalinequality
The Policy Machine Slate. Remember “code is law”? Uglier than you would have thought possible, like Soviet bureaucracy, except in software.
Forecasts of Economic Activity in the Great Recession Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. “In the end, the staff forecast of economic activity during the Great Recession should be judged by how useful it was to the conduct of monetary policy at the time.”
BANKSPEAK New Left Review
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