Meet the Cat Running for President New York Times. Guaranteed to be smarter than Caligula’s horse, and more honest than either of the front-runners. And he even has the core members of a team!
The rise of mostly-autonomous systems Foretellix (resilc)
Big Food in health drive to keep share Financial Times. Problem is consumers know Corporate America’s “healthy food” falls short of what health-conscious types deem acceptable. They’ve seen them buy small producers with good products and degrade them. But making mass market foods less unhealthy is a step in the right direction.
Panama Papers: Süddeutsche Zeitung’s (SZ) Claims “National Security,” Press Plays Dead Tim Durusau. Important.
Inside Apple’s top secret iPhone factory: Tech giant provides a glimpse of huge Chinese plant where 50,000 pink-jacketed staff are subjected to facial recognition, metal detectors and daily roll calls DailyMail
UK factories brave Brexit fears Telegraph
Brexit Is No Business of U.S. New York Times. Letter to the editor./blockquote>
Saudi Prince Shares Plan to Cut Oil Dependency and Energize the Economy New York Times. They should have started on that plan at least 25 years ago.
Decades-Old Oil Dependency May Stymie Saudi Prince’s ‘Vision’ Bloomberg (resilc)
ISIL Endgame: Obama to send 250 more US Troops into Syria Juan Cole (resilc)
rel=”nofollow”>Andrew Bacevich and America’s Long Misguided War to Control the Greater Middle East Intercept
Imperial Collapse Watch
Military killer robots create a moral dilemma Financial Times. Good comments.
Clinton and the Immorality of ‘Get Caught Trying’ Foreign Policy American Conservative (resilc)
EU-US trade: Five reasons why a deal looks difficult Financial Times
Bernie Sanders Won’t Drop Out, Here’s Why Counterpunch. Li: “See reference to medical stuff.”
My Frustrating Primary Day as a New York Poll Worker Counterpunch
Democrats move to shut down criticism of Clinton’s Wall Street ties WSWS (Judy B). Wow, as if the Republicans will go easy one her?
The Real Hillary Clinton Truthdig
Are Hillary Clinton and the DNC Skirting Election Law? Pam Martens and Russ Martens (Wat)
Ted Cruz-John Kasich Alliance Against Donald Trump Quickly Weakens New York Times. That was fast.
Trump’s ‘System Is Rigged’ Argument Is Working FiveThirtyEight (resilc)
What’s up with U.S. black voters? Japan Times
Black Injustice Tipping Point
Next Economy: The Coming ‘Age of Stagnation’ The Tyee (Sid S)
John Oliver just made the Puerto Rico crisis make sense Salon (Teejay)
Oil Producers Lock In Once-Snubbed Prices Wall Street Journal
The end of oil as we know it Business Insider
Soft growth and inflation weigh on Fed Financial Times
The millionaires leave cities, build fortresses failed evolution
How the Banks Stole Higher Education Vice (resilc)
Goldman Sachs opens to the masses Financial Times. Resilc: “You know the end must be near.”
Antidote du jour (martha r):
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.