“U.S. Inflation Developments” Economist’s View
Inflation Is Low? Let’s Tighten Monetary Policy Anyway Mother Jones. Kevin Drum is closer to the truth on this one.
Dems say party chair blocked Iran resolution at DNC meeting WaPo. Debbie Wasserman Schultz is the worst.
Jeremy Corbyn’s politics are fantasy – just like Alice in Wonderland Tony Blair, The Guardian. Never mind, I found a worse one! Gratuitous shot at Bernie Sanders in this one too.
Iowa Poll: Clinton leads, but Sanders draws near Des Moines Register. Here’s the poll. This is the gold standard poll in Iowa and Sanders starts the fall down 7-8 points. Direct quote from the pollster: “This feels like 2008 all over again.” The other amazing thing in the poll: in May Trump’s favorable/unfavorable numbers were 27/63. Now they’re 61/35. That just doesn’t happen.
Islamic State Finds Gold Coins Are a Steal as Throwback Currency Bloomberg Business
Prison Vendors See Continued Signs of a Captive Market NYTimes. Shorter: “You say ‘mass incarceration’ like it’s a bad thing.”
87K homeless school children in NYC, report says NY Daily News
Lowey Proposes Social Security for Unpaid Caregivers Nanuet, NY Patch
Kyle Jean-Baptiste, Actor Who Made History in Broadway’s ‘Les Misérables,’ Dead at 21 NBC News. Absolutely tragic.
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