What Do Cats See? Nickolay Lamm
‘I see a labor market that is looking hotter and hotter’ Business Insider. Deutsche Bank analyst.
Uber’s ride getting a bit bumpier Seattle Times. “The old economy charges $45 for a cab ride from the airport, while the new economy charges only $25. Something’s bound to break, and right now it’s the workers.” So that’s what Uber’s valuation is based on: Breaking workers. Good to know.
3 Takeaways From China’s Military Parade The Diplomat
Ghost Cities of China: A Discussion with Wade Shepard Chengdu Living. Important and insightful.
China pushes mergers by listed firms China Spectator
Thai Commercials: Great at Making People Cry The Atlantic
RM2.6 billion is no ordinary donation, but ‘grand corruption’, says Transparency chief Malaysian Insider. That’s the $700 million that ended up in Prime Minister Najib’s personal bank account. Rather a lot of money, even today.
Indonesia’s Modernizing Military Foreign Affairs
From “cockroaches” to campaigns: how the UK press u-turned on the refugee crisis New Statesman (RS).
By Land or By Sea Foreign Policy
France, Germany agree binding migrant quotas needed: Merkel Agence France Press
Europe’s migrant crisis dwarfs U.S. problems on the Mexican border Los Angeles Times
Black Injustice Tipping Point
Rhetoric vs. Reality, Police Safety Edition Mother Jones
Police describe their views on Ferguson unrest in rare and candid words Los Angeles Times
Big Brother Is Watching You Watch
The Loopholes in DOJ’s New Stingray Policy Emptywheel
Hillary Clinton Just Picked Sides With the Democrats’ Warren Wing Against the Rubin Wing David Dayen, The Intercept
The Privatization of Childhood Jacobin
The Witches of Salem The New Yorker
Fossil Fuels Losing Cost Advantage Over Solar, Wind, IEA Says Bloomberg. Hippies right again.
Soldiers in Dark Times: Military Education, Ethics, and Political Science Political Violence @ a Glance
Death-Qualified LRB. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
Retrotopia: The View from a Moving Window The Archdruid Report
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