Where are U.S. data on the gig economy? Washington Center for Equitable Growth
Late Friday surprise: Supreme Court says charter schools initiative is unconstitutional Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Battle for the bottle – the fight to feed China’s babies Sidney Morning Herald
Driven to Kill Slate. Eesh, I hope this is sensationalism.
Russia ‘is building military base in Syria’ Telegraph. Says “American intelligence.”
RUSSIAN EXPEDITIONARY FORCE IN SYRIA – ANOTHER POSSIBLE EXPLANATION Sic Semper Tyrannis
The Iran Deal and the End of the Israel Lobby Jonathon Chait, New York Magazine (Re Silc)
The Islamic State Diary: A Chronicle of Life in Libyan Purgatory Der Spiegel. Yeah, that splendid little war worked out great, didn’t it?
The poisoned chalice Open Democracy
Poll: Trump beats Hillary head-to-head The Hill. Trump gets 25% of the Black vote, and 31% of the Latino vote? I dunno about this…
Bernie Sanders picks up megaphone, walks union picket in Cedar Rapids Des Moines Register. I hope his shoes were comfortable….
Margaret Atwood: The geezer vote National Post
If You Ever Wondered Whose Side The Federal Reserve Is On… Tim Duy’s Fed Watch. “Real median weekly earnings have grown 8.6% since 1985. Nonfarm output per hour is up 79% over that time. Yet the instant that there is even a glimmer of hope that labor might get an upper hand, the Federal Reserve looks to hold the line on wage growth.”
Eat the Rich and Pay the Poor Foreign Policy
Scientists may have just stumbled upon a mathematical secret to how nature works WaPo. “[T]he way predator and prey numbers relate to each other is the same for different species all over the world.”
In Hyperspace Fredric Jameson, LRB
Environmental Ethics in a Post-Natural World Utne Reader
Copenhagen New Carsharing Integrated With Public Transport Cities of the Future (Furzy Mouse). Listening, Travis?
Antidote du jour (RG):
RG: “Turkey Vulture in my back yard.”