Five islands in Solomons submerged due to sea-level rise Digital Journal
Is Pro-Business Reform Pro-Growth? Evan Soltas
Veterans call on Trump to show respect The Hill. I’m wary of saying that anything will really hurt Trump, given the evidence of the past year. But stiffing vets might.
White House aide Ben Rhodes responds to controversial New York Times profile Politico
Thousands take to streets in Greece ahead of reform vote ekathimerini.com
Turkey stages cross-border operations against PKK and ISIL in Iraq and Syria Hurriyet Daily News
Italy may be the next big migrant route Washington Post
Trade Minister disappointed at Labour’s TPP vote NZ Herald News
Our Benevolent Tech Overlords
Prop 1 fails, marking defeat for Uber and Lyft in Austin KXAN.com. Uber and Lyft spent over $8 million to wiggle out of city council-passed regulations and lost. They’re now claiming they will pull out of the city. I give it a week.
Lenders Get Burned Betting on Ivy Leaguers WSJ. Hahaha. Online lenders haven’t figured out the Ivy kids are a bigger risk to default, because they can afford to take risks, as they have a built in safety net from generations of wealth. Better tweak that lending algorithm.
Blacks See Gains in Life Expectancy NY Times
ABC News Says That Spending 0.03 Percent of GDP on Fixing Lead Pipes Is “Colossal” Cost Dean Baker, Beat the Press
[Aristotle], On Trolling Journal of the American Philosophical Association (h/t Henry F)
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