Catching ‘Em All at NYPL with Pokémon GO New York Public Library. Cool!
Barroso chez Goldman Sachs, un bras d’honneur à l’Europe Liberation (translation). Former President of the European Commission joins Goldman. How cozy.
In clinical trials, for-profit review boards are taking over for hospitals. Should they? STAT. What could go wrong?
Theranos CEO’s 2-Year Ban Leaves Few Options to Save Startup Bloomberg. What a shame. And so innovative.
Unexpected Deaths Put Promising Immunotherapy on Hold MIT Technology Review
The biggest blunder of them all The New Statesman
Priti Patel: Andrea Leadsom could become a Tory Corbyn Daily Telegraph. Ouch!
The Media Against Jeremy Corbyn Jacobin. “BBC’s political editor Laura Kuenssberg coordinated the resignation of a member of Corbyn’s shadow cabinet so that it would occur live on television.”
“[CORBYN:] But one I got today really did puzzle me. They said: are you coping with the pressure that’s on you? I said: ‘There’s no pressure on me. None whatsoever.’ The real pressure, the real pressure – real pressure – is when you don’t have enough money to feed your kids, when you don’t have a roof over your head, when you are wondering if you are going to be cared for.”
Imperial Collapse Watch
Delta flight from MSP to Rapid City lands at Air Force base by mistake Minneapolis Tribune
Sanders backers frustrated by defeats at Orlando platform meeting Orlando Sentinel
Anti-TPP Amendment Fails at Heated Dem Platform Meeting Common Dreams
Democrats call for ‘pathway’ to marijuana legalization WaPo. 81-80. “[O]ne Clinton delegate complained audibly that the Sanders delegates ‘wanted 100 percent of everything.'” Yes, and your point?
Why Did Bernie Sanders Put an Obama-Hater on the Democratic Platform Committee? Jonathan Chait, New York Magazine.
With Sanders Endorsement Looming, Hillary Clinton Reaffirms Support for Public Health Care Option New York Magazine. The so-called “public option” emerges yet again, playing its usual role as a line of defense against single payer.
Donald Trump Campaign to Target 17 States in November Election WSJ. AZ, CO, FL, GA, IN, IA, ME, MI, MN, MO, NV, NH, NC, OH, PA, VA, WI.
What I Saw at the Summit In These Times
Clinton Email Tar Baby
Charge Hillary Rodham Clinton pursuant to 18 U.S.C. 641, 793, 794, 798, 952, and 1924 White House Petition (needs 0 votes).
Clinton Says Her Budget Will Include $1 Billion to Fund Police Training Programs Gawker. Moar credentials!
Black Injustice Tipping Point
Black Gun Owners in Texas Decry Racial Bias The Texas Tribune
Police group: Minn. governor ‘exploited what was already a horrible and tragic situation’ WaPo. Diamond Reynolds’ actions were noble, and in a just world she’d get a medal for them.
Book Review: Albion’s Seed Slate Star Codex
Forget Montauk: Why Maine Should Be Your Modern Summer Retreat Bloomberg. No! Stay away! This article is a tissue of lies!
Do You Own Your Own Fingerprints? Bloomberg
Data Mining Reveals the Six Basic Emotional Arcs of Storytelling MIT Technology Review
When Narratives Go Bad Epsilon Theory (CL). Must read, and keep going. Maybe we need to replace “animal spirits” with “the power of narrative”?
Antidote du jour (via). Ducks are big in Japan: