Uber hired CIA-linked research firm to investigate Seattle union politics The Verge (Re Silc).
Trudeau Just Broke His Promise to Canada’s First Nations DeSmog Canada
Tar Sands in the Atlantic Ocean: TransCanada’s Proposed Energy East Pipeline Reader Supported News
Survey research on right-wing extremism in Europe Understanding Society
UK: lost, divided and alone Paul Mason, Le Monde Diplomatique
Debunking Popular Clichés About Modern Warfare The Unz Review. From May, but still relevant.
South Korean President losing her grip on power Straits Times
Who Supports China in the South China Sea and Why The Diplomat
Is the Elite Media Failing to Reach Trump Voters? Slate (Furzy Mouse). Interview with Glenn Greenwald. Must read.
Jane Sanders: Why Bernie Voters Shouldn’t Get Over It Rolling Stone. Better than the headline.
Hillary Clinton Is Running Not Just As the Democrat But As the Candidate of Democracy Itself Jonathon Chait, New York Magazine
Kaine Contradicts Clinton Statements on Abortion Funding NBC. That was fast.
Clinton’s court shortlist emerges The Hill. Cory Booker on the Supreme Court? Please kill me now.
How Pennsylvania will be won Politico. I’m amazed it’s even in play.
Lawsuit Charges Donald Trump with Raping a 13-Year-Old Girl Snopes. You’d think those devilish Russkis would think twice before selecting an agent of influence who could be blackmailed by others, so — since it would be irresponsible not to speculate — perhaps the limitless funds dangled before David Brock have caused him to go insane with greed. Not that there’s anything wrong with that. Also too, the Big Dog.
Computer Systems Used by Clinton Campaign Are Said to Be Hacked, Apparently by Russians NYT. But check the sourcing.
The American Autumn Global Guerillas
Breaking News: @NAACP calls for national moratorium on charters Cloaking Inequity. Hmm. Wonder what the Black Lives Matter activists who came up through Teach for America think about that.
Rebuilding a mass social democratic party? Mainly Macro
Lessons from the past, over 30 different geographic areas and 12,000 years: the Seshat project Day of Archeology. Hmm. Do societies really have heritable attributes?
An Exciting History of Drywall The Atlantic
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