Cont-roo-ception: Hormone implants bring kangaroos under control New Scientist (Emma)
The Israeli Company Sending 500 Million Bees and Mites to Russia Atlas Obscura (resilc)
The Delicious Mystery Surrounding the First Woman to Circum-Bike the World Adventure Journal (resilc)
No One Knows What Will Happen A Wealth of Common Sense
Elon Musk Is Wrong. We Aren’t Living in a Simulation Motherboard (resilc)
Scientists Hope to Cultivate an Immune System for Crops New York Times (David L)
For More Children, Puberty Signs Start at 8 Wall Street Journal. !!!!
Free Meals Influence Doctors’ Drug Prescriptions, Study Suggests Wall Street Journal. As we’ve said repeatedly, gifts as small as a can of soda will predispose the recipient to a sales pitch.
The US Will Not Allow China to Reduce Its Strategic Vulnerability Pepe Escobar, Russia Insider
The Ghosts of Fukushima New Republic (resilc)
The Resistible Rise of the Far Right in Europe The Bullet (Sid S)
The European Dead End Counterpunch (reslic)
Hollande Capitulates to EU Pressure on Labor Laws, Risking His Own Presidency Real News Network (Sid S)
Tiny Tilt in ‘Brexit’ Polls Roils Global Financial Markets Wall Street Journal
Brexit supporters say they’re worried about immigration. The real problems are deeper. Vox. Predictably, makes being anti-immigration all about being intolerant of diversity, as opposed to the “unskilled and semi-skilled workers” who are one of the groups that strongly favor “Leave” suffer the most from competition from migrants. It it also the neoliberal agenda that has driven deindustrialization. So the Brexit vote is the closest proxy for a vote on the neoliberal project…and many of the groups and regions that have been hurt by it are in the Leave camp.
Time to Move the 5th Fleet? How US Appeasement Is Undermining Bahrain’s Stability Defense One. Resilc: “Saudis want us there, so we stay. USA, USA, open for bids. Has the check cleared at the Clintoon foundation?”
Big Brother is Watching You Watch
Imperial Collapse Watch
Air Force Wants New Plane to Replace A-10, Fight ISIS Defense One. Resilc: “Never enough DoD welfare.”
Australian support for US alliance slips Financial Times. Trump worries.
Our Impulsive Foreign Policy Establishment American Conservative (resilc)
The Pentagon is Developing A New Suite of Tools to Fight the Lone Wolf Problem Defense One (resilc)
The Problem with the State Department Dissenters Geopolitical Futures (furzy)
Clinton E-mail Hairball
After delay, Clinton IT aide to testify in email case The Hill (furzy)
Bernie Sanders May Have Lost to Hillary, But Here’s 1 Way He’s Changing the Democratic Party Forever Independent Journal Review
Wisniewski speaks out about being booted from DNC Politico (martha r)
Sanders wins Wash. state party endorsement KIRO (martha r)
13 State Conventions Have Voted to Abolish or Reform Superdelegate System SandersForPresident/reddit (martha r)
Wisniewski speaks out about being booted from DNC Politico (Emma)
Poverty activist Cheri Honkala plans stinky protest for Hillary Clinton’s DNC speech Philadelphia Inquirer (martha r)
Wall Street Threatens to Abandon Clinton if She Picks Warren Vanity Fair (martha r) As if anyone in the know didn’t know that already. We said from the beginning that this idea was a non-starter, and it seems to be intended to snooker Warren and keep the noise from Sanders voters down pre-convention. Surprised Wall Street had to “threaten”. The head-fakery must have started looking too real for comfort.
Why Trump Ousted Corey Lewandowski New York Magazine
Behind the scenes: Angst in Trump’s campaign The Hill (furzy)
Donald Trump Is Broke Kevin Drum/ From a strongly leftist political expert (both in terms of his age and the extent of his study) commented, “Hysterical pro-Clinton nonsense in my opinion.” Update: A key point I neglected to add, due to this e-mail coming in right before I turned in: this source is very much anti-Trump.
Disruptive Robocalling Global Guerillas (resilc). Important if you are in the US.
The Weird Logic Behind Yard Signs in Politics Atlas Obscura (resilc)
Before Omar Mateen Committed Mass Murder, The FBI Tried To ‘Lure’ Him Into A Terror Plot Smirking Chimp (Judy B)
Supreme Court Ruling Limits Constitutional Protections Against Searches Wall Street Journal
It’s Not Just Millennials Who Aren’t Buying Homes Big Picture (resilc)
Senate Rejects Four Gun-Control Proposals After Orlando Shooting Wall Street Journal. Quelle surprise!
Oil bust leaves Texas, other states with massive well cleanup Associated Press (guust). “These landowners are chained to a corpse.”
What the Heck’s Going on in Global Stocks? Wolf Richter (EM)
Why it’s so hard for students to have their debts forgiven The Conversation. Good recap of the legislative and legal history.
Will self-driving cars fuel urban sprawl? TreeHugger
The Growing Case for Massive Taxes on the Rich TruthOut (resilc)
Can Big Business Dismantle the Joint Employer Standard? American Prospect. Resilc: “Workers can get a chicken from Bill Gates later….”
Why Did White Workers Leave the Democratic Party? Jacobin (guurst)
Antidote du jour (Chet G):