Incredibly Chill Deer Alert Gawker (Chuck L)
Woman in Birmingham jailed after making ‘loud sex noises’ BBC. Chuck L: “If this has occurred in the States would her screams have been protected 1st Amendment speech?”
China’s Jobless Growth Miracle Project Syndicate
ECB Bond-Buying Increases Market Volatility, Says Regulatory Body Wall Street Journal
Germany dominance over as demographic crunch worsens Ambrose Evans-Pritchard, Telegraph
Why this year’s general election was the most unfair in Britain’s history Independent (Chuck L)
Terror trial collapses after fears of deep embarrassment to security services Guardian. Chuck L: “I am shocked – shocked! – to see a semblance of the rule of law being applied in merry olde Orwellian England.”
Austrian banks and FX lending: tip-toeing authorities and households as carry traders (part 1) A Fistful Of Euros. This is wild.
Creditors Prepare ‘Final’ Text of Greek Bailout Deal Wall Street Journal
That 1914 Feeling Paul Krugman. Um, this is what we’ve been warning about for months, except he misses (or omits) that the outtrade is over structural reforms, not the debt levels.
Varoufakis Outlines Plan for Greece’s Return to Market Borrowing – Greek Reporter
A story from the past shows why neocons are dangerous for the global peace and security unbalanced evolutoion
THE HIGH COST OF DEFEATING THE ISLAMIC STATE Foreign Policy
Iran’s Nuclear Stockpile Grows, Complicating Negotiations New York Times (furzy mouse)
Can an Exiled Georgian Rescue Ukraine? Bloomberg
Imperial Collapse Watch
This Is Why The Army Sent Anthrax To South Korea, Australia, and 11 States Defense One (furzy mouse)
Big Brother is Watching You Watch
TSA fails internal test, lets fake bombs through The Hill (Chuck L). FWIW, last time in an airport I forgot to remove my liquids and my bag went sailing through anyhow
Dagger aimed at the heart of democracy The Hill (Bob H)
Obama’s Trade Deal Faces Bipartisan Peril in the House New York Times. From yesterday, still germane.
Why U.S. billionaires may not be able to buy the 2016 election Reuters (participant-observer-observed)
Andrew Cuomo’s Administration Involved in Federal Corruption Probe of Real Estate Industry International Business Times
Missouri Reports Wide Racial Disparity in Traffic Stops New York Times
Appeals Court: KXL South Approval Legal, Lifts Cloud Over TransCanada Steve Horn. As Horn stresses, the logic of the decision was Orwellian.
Monetary policy and inequality Ben Bernanke. Bernanke attempts to deny that Fed policy post crisis increase inequality. Conveniently ignores that from the Volcker era onward, the Fed has been in the business of disciplining labor.
Cultural Capital and meritocratic circularity Matt Bruenig
Robert Reich: Crony capitalism is crippling the economy Robert Reich, Salon (reslic)
The Academic Manifesto: From an Occupied to a Public University Springer (Gabriel U)
Price Tag on a Brooklyn Park Reaches $225 Million, and That’s Only the Beginning New York Times (Chuck L)
Antidote du jour. From Acadia National Park in Maine: