This tree in Greece is Europe’s oldest known living tree Christian Science Monitor
Deutsche Bank’s $10-Billion Scandal The New Yorker
SNP moves to close Scottish tax haven loophole in Westminster The Herald (RS).
Why No One Trusts China’s Markets Bloomberg
Bay Area transit system to subsidize Uber, Lyft rides Mercury News. The grift continues.
Carbon capture can drive a 21st Century revival of British industry Ambrose Evans-Pritchard, Telegraph. Green Tories?
This Drug Could End America’s Painkiller Epidemic Bloomberg. Seems a little meta.
In Response to Indiscriminate Saudi Bombing, MSF Evacuates Northern Yemen The American Conservative
Interview with Libya’s Prime Minister: ‘We Will Not Become Like Somalia’ Der Speigel. Let me know how that works out…
Cognitive biases for Corbyn Stumbling and Mumbling
Black Injustice Tipping Point
White Lives Matter group protests outside NAACP in Houston’s Third Ward Houston Chronicle. Small turnout.
US Hawks Advance a War Agenda in Syria Consortium News (Furzy Mouse).
Trump gains ground against Clinton, tracking poll finds Los Angeles Times
Focus group: Trump’s “erratic” attacks are costing him supporters CBS. Frank Luntz.
North Carolina a snapshot of Trump’s shrinking trade appeal McClatchy. Reframe as the sovereignty issue TPP is?
Colin Powell sets record straight on involvement in email scandal Page Six. Powell: “Her people have been trying to pin it on me.” Guess the firewall thing is over and done, then?
Early Voting Dictates a New Clinton Campaign Structure Bloomberg. “[T]he structure acknowledges the increasing importance of early voting, which offers Clinton the potential to lock in an early lead when ballots begin to be cast in late September.” Hence the current focus of the Clinton campaign and the press — supposing them to be distinct — on declaring Clinton already the victor. People like to vote for a winner.
Clinton campaign manager suggests Donald Trump may be a ‘puppet for the Kremlin’ Business Insider. A Red Scare is a two-fer for liberals: Beating the war drums and kicking the left. Mild-mannered Robbie Mook. Who could have known?
Clinton Allies Say They’re Ready for Rough Campaign After Trump Shakeup Bloomberg. Hard to imagine a rougher campaign than accusing your opponent of treason; I can’t recall an example of a Presidential candidate doing that. Brock is making Karl Rove and Lee Atwater look like choirboys.
Silicon Valley Keeps Its Distance From Donald Trump WSJ. Unsurprisingly, given that Eric Schmidt is all in for Clinton.
The Real Way the 2016 Election Is Rigged BIll Moyers
Fascism and Democracy Jacobin. Remember when Trump was a fascist? Before he was a Russian agent? Good times.
The History of Money: Not What You Think The Minskys
JMK Writings Project New Economic Perspectives
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