Did Oil Kill The Dinosaurs? OilPrice
Mindfulness Has Gone Corporate—Why Has America Appropriated Buddhism for Capitalist Ends? Religion Dispatches. “In other words, mindfulness is a technique that asks Americans to quite literally sit down and shut up.”
How Marissa Mayer changed Yahoo – charts Business Insider
When Subpoenas Threaten Climate Science New York Times (Dr. Kevin)
WikiLeaks Will Review 300,000 Emails and 500,000 Documents from Erdoğan’s AKP Michael Shedlock (furzy)
A question of leadership Red Pepper (Sid S)
Brexit Looks Set to Ax $40 Billion From American Company Profits Bloomberg
How Theresa May Built A New PR Team To Sell Her To The Nation Buzzfeed. Taking a page from Obama’s playbook: Every problem can be solved with better propaganda.
Britain and EU consult divorce manual Financial Times
Boris Johnson accused of lying and insulting Barack Obama Financial Times
EU row over China trade Politico
U.S. Readies Push to Seize Assets Tied to Malaysian Fund 1MDB Wall Street Journal
15,000 Education Staff Suspended in Turkey Post-Coup Purge Reader Supported News (furzy)
Big Brother is Watching You Watch
Why These Online Criminals Actually Care About Your Convenience Safe & Savvy (guurst)
Clinton E-mail Tar Baby
Decision on Clinton email deposition expected soon The Hill (Li)
Relative of Potential Clinton VP Pick Served Dictator Wall Street Journal
11 Ways the Republican Platform Attacks the Environment Reader Supported News
Hillary Clinton Is Said to Seek National Security Experience for Vice Presidential Pick New York Times. In case you had any doubt about her commitment to moar warz..
GOP Platform Calls for Revival of Glass-Steagall Wall Street Journal
GOP platform to call for return to Glass-Steagall The Hill (Li). We neglected to link to this yesterday because it seemed obvious that it was cynical (not that Hillary is any better in terms of sincerity). However, Manafort signaled less radical action on Dodd Frank than Trump has called for. Wonder what that is about. And even this lip service, and Trump bashing Clinton for her Wall Street ties, still helps delegitimate Big Finance.
Trump Goes on Offense as Republicans Try to Move Past Missteps Bloomberg. An easy Dem message would be: “If Trump can’t manage his campaign, how can he manage a country?”
US justice department plans to block two health insurance deals Financial Times. Hooray!
Federal Agents Went Undercover To Spy on Anti-Fracking Movement, Emails Reveal Intercept (Steve H)
Police State Watch
Police Shootings, Economics, and Empirics Institute for New Economic Thinking
Goldman Sachs Starts to Look More Ordinary Wall Street Journal
Another Bad Month for Truck Shipping Michael Shedlock
Farmers Are Still Fighting For The Right To Fix Their Own Tractors Jalopnik (Brian C)
Americans’ Economic Gloom Festers as Stocks Hit New High: Gallup Stumped Wolf Richter. “Let them eat stocks.”
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