Watch this osprey catch a trout in super slo-mo Boing Boning
Waste of Energy Dept: The new extreme sport of vacuum cleaner climbing TreeHugger. Darwin Award futures.
Indonesia Is Fighting Illegal Fishing By Blowing Up Boats Motherboard (resilc)
Glyphosate: the pesticide industry keeps the data secrecy scandal going in the name of ‘investment protection’ Corporate Europe Observatory
Tesla’s Done Being an Automaker—It’s Now an Energy Company Wired (resilc)
These Leave voters have changed their minds since voting Brexit – but it’s too late Mirror. Notice the protest sentiment.
The sky has not fallen after Brexit but we face years of hard labour Ambrose Evans-Pritchard, Telegraph
Fintan O’Toole: Brexit fantasy is about to come crashing down Irish Times (PlutoniumKun)
A pyrrhic victory? Boris Johnson wakes up to the costs of Brexit Guardian (furzy)
Brexit Casts Dark Shadow on World’s Great Move to Openness Bloomberg (resilc)
Brexit and the Triumph of Insularity Harvard Business Review. Lambert: “Harumph.”
‘If you’ve got money, you vote in … if you haven’t got money, you vote out’ Guardian. Important.
Brexit: Petition for second EU referendum so popular the government site’s crashing Independent (Chuck L). Not dispositive. 48% did vote Remain and they would hope a second referendum would turn things around.
US lessons from Britain’s Brexit blunder Edward Luce, Financial Times
Brexit vote could drive up New York real estate Crains New York (Tom D)
How China Is Building the Biggest Commercial-Military Empire in History Defense One (resilc)
China Airlines Crew Begin Strike in Taipei The Diplomat
Thousands Of British Refugees Make Dangerous Journey Across The Irish Sea Waterford Whispers News (Chuck L)
How Severe Is Venezuela’s Crisis? Venezuela Analysis (Catherine A)
Big Brother is Watching You Watch
US Customs wants to collect social media account names at the border The Verge. Call or write your Congresscritter and object strenuously.
How to protect the future web from its founders’ own frailty Boing Boing. Important for sites like NC
The Data Hoarders Motherboard (resilc)
Exclusive: Google, Facebook quietly move toward automatic blocking of extremist videos | Reuters. Lambert: “It would be nice to have “extremist” defined.
Clinton E-mail Tar Baby
Clinton’s State Department Calendar Missing Scores of Entries Associated Press (resilc)
Beyond Bernie: Still Not With Her Counterpunch (resilc)
Thousands of Bernie Sanders Supporters Are Suing the DNC in a Massive Class Action Lawsuit US Uncut (martha r). I hate to be a naysayer, but I don’t see this suit going anywhere.
President Democratic – Statewide Results | Primary Election California Secretary of State. Martha r: “Margin goes to below 9% this evening.”
Democrats Reject Platform Proposal Opposing Trade Deal ABC. Lambert: “So much for Clinton opposing it.”
Republican delegate sues to avoid voting for Donald Trump at convention Guardian. I doubt this will go anywhere. Courts tend to treat the parties as private clubs and not intervene in their internal processes. And no one compelled this delegate to be a delegate.
Has Trump Found the Formula? American Conservative (resilc)
Persuasion Think-ahead Scott Adams (EM)
Tim Kaine & the Evolution of Pro-Choice Politics New York Magazine
Analysis: City loses Lucas Museum; Rahm loses big, politically Chicago Sun-Times
The next ‘Citizens United’ is coming Center for Public Integrity
West Virginia death toll rises to 23 in state’s worst floods in a century Guardian (furzy) :-(
After Orlando, the Homemade AR-15 Industry Surges Wired (resilc)
The Godawful Bill at the Center of the Gun Sit-In Rolling Stone
The Fining of Black American Price Economics
This Change Makes It Impossible to See Uber Surges New York Magazine
Confessions of a Payday Lender: “I Felt Like a Modern-Day Gangster” Intercept. Resilc: “Why dont the Demos in the House sit down over this? Affects more people than a couple of ARs a year.”
Antidote du jour (furzy):
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