Naomi Klein: Climate change makes for a hotter and meaner world Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists (resilc)
Signs of froth in China’s debt market Financial Times
China’s Symbolic Currency Win Council on Foreign Relations
Paris Is a Snapshot of Our Hot, Violent, Militarized Future Motherboard. Echoes Naomi Klein post above.
RBS and Standard Chartered singled out as BoE unveils stress test results Telegraph. Quelle surprise!
Lessons from the Liberation of Sinjar War on the Rocks (resilc)
Israel meets with Google and YouTube to discuss censoring Palestinian videos Middle East Monitor (Chuck L)
Kerry’s Shameful Praise for the War on Yemen American Conservative
Saudi Cash Crisis Intensifies As Interbank Rates Soar OilPrice (resilc)
Turkey shot down jet to protect oil: Vladimir Putin The Age (furzy mouse)
Big Brother is Watching You Watch
We deride Trump and Le Pen at our peril Gideon Rachman, Financial Times
Donald Trump Has Made the 2016 Election About Telling Ghost Stories Charles Pierce, Esquire (resilc)
Rubio: ‘God’s Rules’ Win Over Supreme Court Decisions (VIDEO) Talking Points Memo (furzy mouse)
Pandering to the lizard brain: American media versus objective reality Boing Boing (resilc)
This Isn’t ‘Big Data.’ It’s Just Bad Data. Peter Orszag, Bloomberg
Tight budgets open $20 billion New York tunnel plan to private cash Reuters. EM: “Tapping vulture capital to crete/maintain crucial public infrastructure … what could go wrong?”
Skewed Media Coverage Of The Abortion Debate Is Giving The U.S. A Bad Rap Abroad Huffington Post. Um, given out conduct in the Middle East and with our official cyber-snooping, for which we did not even apologize, I’d say we already have a bad reputation….
How to Understand White Male Terrorism Nation (resilc)
Another Way to Slow Corporate Inversions: Collect an Exit Tax on U.S. Firms with Deferred Earnings TaxVox (resilc). Proof that Treasury is not all that serious about intervening.
Puerto Rico faces critical debt payment Financial Times
KENTON COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTY FILES SUIT AGAINST KENTUCKY RETIREMENT SYSTEM State Journal (CT). The suit argues, among other things, that the system lacks authority to invest in private equity.
The Final Countdown Tim Duy
Delaware Supreme Court rules against RBC in M&A case Financial Times. Private equity implications: RBC had done a fast sale to PE firm Warburg Pincus, both out of expediency but also in the hope of getting a mandate for providing the financing. The judge said that was a big no-no, that RBC’s duty was to get the best price.
Unlearning economic paradigms Bruegel
The Federal Reserve Board’s 8 Percent Hike in the Social Security Tax Dean Baker, Truthout
Los Angeles Neighborhoods Tackle Homelessness on Their Own Wall Street Journal
Antidote du jour (@World). Surreal.