Deep Learning Machine Beats Humans in IQ Test MIT Technology Review
Evgeny Morozov on digital addiction EXBERLINER (martha r)
Video: How to spot an American Washington Post
Canal ‘an option if geopolitical factors change’ Nation (Thailand) (Jim D)
Fed tantrum sets off biggest exodus from emerging markets since 2008 Ambrose Evans-Pritchard, Telegraph
Greece defies creditors’ demands for decisions on reform Financial Times
Brewing Conflict over Greece: Germany’s Finance Minister Mulls Taking on Merkel Der Spiegel (Swedish Lex)
IMF has made €2.5 billion profit out of Greece loans Jubilee Debt Campaign UK (furzy mouse). From April.
U.S. House Admits Nazi Role in Ukraine Consortiumnews (Chuck L)
IMF to Ukraine: take the red pill FT Alphaville
Likely Courses of Action in the Syrian Civil War: June – December 2015 Institute for the Study of War (furzy mouse)
ISIS Is Winning the Social Media War, U.S. Concludes New York Times
Big Brother is Watching You Watch
Fake mobile phone towers found to be ‘actively listening in’ on calls in UK Independent (furzy mouse)
You’re being watched, online activists told by police South China Morning Post
‘The Art of Dissent’ New York
More Obamacare Sticker Shock: HMO Rates Up 20%, EPO Up 18%, 12% Overall; Death Spiral for Insurers? Michael Shedlock (furzy mouse)
A Divide for Obama and His Own Party in Trade Defeat New York Times. Lead story.
House Democrats Defeat TPP For Now CTuttle, Firedoglake
How Pelosi broke with Obama – Jake Sherman and John Bresnahan and Lauren French Politico. Gag me re the attempt at “principled position” for Pelosi, but otherwise revealing.
A Big Win for Big Labor Atlantic (furzy mouse)
Business Leaders React With Dismay to Defeat of Trade Bill New York Times
Chris Lehmann: Scott, Rick, Ted, Marco and Jeb London Review of Books
Obama Cries Uncle on Shielding 5 Million Immigrants from Deportation Fiscal Times (furzy mouse)
Republicans Put Net Neutrality in Jeopardy New York Times (furzy mouse)
Scott Walker’s Wisconsin Audition New York Times
Black Injustice Tipping Point
Baltimore prosecutors refer to lack of seatbelt, probable cause in outline of Freddie Gray charges Baltimore Sun (furzy mouse)
In Minnesota, high employment and weak wages show Fed’s quandary Reuters. EM: “Better title: ‘Fed officials puzzled that the same looter elite they serve unwilling to share fruits of recovery with hoi polloi’.”
Exclusive: Two Zodiac aero plants in U.S. show why delays persist Reuters (EM). Much more important than the title suggests. Reveals the end-game of the hollowing out of US corporations. Notice in particular the labor angle.
NY Rent Laws Expire in Three Days NYC Communities for Change. Link to e-mail Cuomo. Or you can tweet #TenantEmergency. Please voice your opposition. When I first came to NYC, a lot of middle class and lower income people lived in Manhattan, and the city was much better for it.
Our interactive view of debt across the planet Jubilee Debt Campaign UK (furzy mouse)
New York food banks running out of food: Report PressTV. From last week, sadly still germane.
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