Radioactive Reindeer Roam Norway 30 Years After Chernobyl Wired. “You could even say it glows…”
Destination Venus Nature
Bezos lays out vision of space boom FT. Space tourism.
Crisis in Brazil Perry Anderson, LRB. Must read.
Regulators Set to Reject Some Big Banks’ ‘Living Wills’ WSJ. Yves: “This is due to Warren harassing Yellen.”
D.C. Circuit Poised to Disrupt Consumer Protection Bureau Power Structure National Law Journal
Italy Concocts €5 Billion “Atlas” Rescue Fund to Cure €360 Billion in Non-Performing Loans; At Gunpoint MishTalk (EW). EW: “If you can’t make it big, name it big!”
The Brexit Alarm Project Syndicate
A Saudi U.S. Split Over Syria? Moon of Alabama
CLINTON’S LEAD OVER SANDERS DECLINES TO SIX POINTS IN CALIFORNIA’S DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY. BIG DIFFERENCES IN PREFERENCES ACROSS SUBGROUPS OF THE LIKELY VOTER POPULATION. Field Poll (DM). Sorry for the ALL CAPS, but that’s how the original is.
Clinton blames de Blasio for racially charged joke Politico. So that’s two supporters Clinton’s thrown under the bus in one week: Shumlin on Vermont guns, and now de Blasio on “Colored People’s Time.”
De Blasio defends racial joke with Clinton The Hill. If you’re explaining, you’re losing.
HRC’s Final Paid Speech – $260K from the ACA? Daily Kos. Good detail.
Colorado Democrats admit mistake that cost Bernie Sanders key delegate Denver Post (chinabeach). “[The] Democratic Party told Hillary Clinton’s campaign about caucus counting mistake, but kept public and Bernie Sanders camp in the dark.” Wasserman Schultz must have handled the communications….
Ryan’s presidential denials won’t dim GOP establishment hopes Salt Lake City Tribune
Donald Trump Has a Coherent, Realist Foreign Policy Foreign Policy
New York City to pursue sweeping homelessness reforms: mayor Reuters. Changing the subject?
Flint water still not safe to drink, says Virginia Tech professor Virginia Tech (MR).
Wall Street Campaign Cash Has Flooded Into States That May Try To Close Wall Street’s Big Tax Loophole David Sirota, International Business Times
How Corporate Lobbyists Conquered American Democracy The Atlantic
Does a CEO Have a Duty to Lobby? Pro-Market (Sherry).
Neoliberalism’s World of Corruption The Bullet (SS)
The Mental Disease of Late-Stage Capitalism Medium. I have never understood why hoarding newspapers or Kleenex boxes is considered an illness, but hoarding great wealth is considered a virtue.
Verizon won’t fix copper lines when customers refuse switch to fiber Ars Technica. Copper lines work better in power outages. When crappy Third World infrastructures collide!
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