Judge Denies Motions by Fossil Fuel Industry and Federal Government in Landmark Climate Change Case EcoWatch (Glenn F). This is a remarkable result. But even if the plaintiffs prevail, I doubt the verdict will survive an appeal.
This Low-Tech Trap For Killing Mosquito Eggs Is Brilliant Gizmodo (Chuck L)
Driverless bus in Greece has had no accidents in six months Boing Boing (resilc)
Thailand is getting close to becoming a military dictatorship Business Insider (furzy)
US soldiers burned their waste in the Mideast wars — and now it’s killing them New York Post (furzy)
How a Cryptic Message, ‘Interested in Data?,’ Led to the Panama Papers New York Times (furzy)
@thesundaytimes At midnight, the Sunday Times will release exclusive data on more than 40,000 Panama companies set up by Mossack Fonseca #PanamaPapers 1/3 (Richard Smith)
Follow Up on Chinese NPLs Balding’s World (resilc). A really good overview.
Harrowing Trip for Chinese Trawler Before Bump in Territorial Tensions New York Times (furzy)
Nuit DeBuit map (ballard)
Second Russian intelligence report on Turkey’s current assistance to Daesh Voltairenet. Wat: “I don’t think this would be happening without the express approval of one certain other NATO member.”
Merkel Ally Erdogan Moves Closer to Autocracy in Turkey Der Spiegel (resilc)
Big Brother is Watching You Watch
How a Cashless Society Could Embolden Big Brother Atlantic (resilc)
Imperial Collapse Watch
Where’s My Democratic Party – Especially in California? Tony Butka, City Watch
Bernie Sanders Interviewed by Spike Lee for THR New York Issue Hollywood Reporter
Hillary Clinton’s Take on Banks Won’t Hold Up Rolling Stone
OBAMA: Donald Trump and Ted Cruz ‘have done us a favor’ Reuters (furzy)
Can the GOP Get Together in Cleveland? Pat Buchanan. Glenn F: “Pat has tempered his rhetoric recently or the party has passed him by. He almost sounds coherent.”
Cruz wins big in Colorado shutout The Hill
What’s going to happen to liberals when the Right begins to give way? Corey Robin. This is what happens when capitalists neglect their duty of job creation and don’t let government do that enough or provide social safety nets to soften the blow. In Japan, unlike here, it was understood that businessmen were supposed to create job. Entrepreneurs were revered for building enterprises that employed a lot of people, not for making money.
The End of Ordinary Politics Archdruid
We Have a Lot. We Can Get More. We Want It All Gaius Publius
Super PAC Backer Says Big Money Entitles Donors to Campaign “Oversight” Intercept (Dan K)
Capitalist Deserter Pfizer Just Got a Spanking Bill Greider, Nation
The wolves of Tel Aviv: Israel’s vast, amoral binary options scam exposed The Times of Israel
Investors, first catch your unicorn then hang on to it Financial Times (David L). Sequoia taking its book. And this is the same Michael Moritz who warned of “subprime unicorns” a mere six months ago.
Big Board Aims to Keep an Upstart at Bay, but Copy Its Technology Gretchen Morgenson, New York Times
New LA Law: Homeless People Can Only Own A Trashcan’s Worth Of Belongings Mint Press (Judy B)
Why Talented Black and Hispanic Students Can Go Undiscovered New York Times
Liberia is outsourcing primary schools to a start-up backed by Mark Zuckerberg Marginal Revolution (resilc)
Antidote du jour (martha r):