New study provides more evidence caloric restriction slows aging Business Insider (furzy)
Theranos to Appeal Regulatory Sanctions Wall Street Journal. Pathetic but predictable given Holmes’ detachment from reality. Experts have uniformly said the odds of success are very low.
Europe plans news levy on search engines Financial Times
The Two Tales of Russia Hacking NYT Marcy Wheeler
Saudis and Extremism: ‘Both the Arsonists and the Firefighters’ New York Times. Margarita: “This is good reporting; the question is what took NYT so long to notice…”
Why Syria’s war may be about to get even worse Reuters (resilc)
Turkey invades Syria and attacks Kurds with the approval of USA Defend Democracy
Big Brother is Watching You Watch
How Facebook can affect your credit score Financial Times
Amazon and the CIA Want to Teach AI to Watch Us from Space MIT Technology Review
Imperial Collapse Watch
Clintonite Conspiracy Theories Glen Ford
Donald Trump Used Campaign Donations to Buy $55,000 of His Own Book Daily Beast (furzy mouse)
Mixed Signals on Immigration Roil Trump Campaign Wall Street Journal. Trump’s businessman’s reflex of trying out a negotiating position and adjusting it based on the reaction it gets is wildly at odds with political norms. It looks at best flaky and can be treated as proof of ignorance and recklessness. Not clear how he regroups, although the flip side is most voters don’t tune in in a serious way until after Labor Day.
Fed Missteps Fueled 2016 Populist Revolt Wall Street Journal. Audit the Fed and the seriousness of opposition to Bernanke’s reappointment to his final term were major wake-up calls that the Fed ignored.
Andrew Cuomo Administration Now Questions General Electric Move To End Hudson River Cleanup International Business Times
US online lending platforms suffer fall in volumes Financial Times. We’d long been skeptics…
Today’s Top Supply Chain and Logistics News Wall Street Journal. Lambert flags the second item, Intel’s 49% margin on chips.
Markit Chief Economist Estimates 3rd Quarter GDP at “Just Under 1.0 Percent” Michael Shedlock (furzy)
If ur hiking “2 prevent risky imbalances,” shouldn’t u have a sense of distrib of hedge/spec/Ponzi across economy? pic.twitter.com/cBQLy5SNff @StephanieKelton
Look Who’s Coming to Private Equity’s Defense on Fee Secrecy Bloomberg. Confirms our reporting that public pension funds like CalPERS are acting as PE’s stooges.
Police Misconduct in Bankrupt Cities Credit Slips
Honey, I’ve been slowly boring hard boards longer than you’ve been alive Corey Robin (martha r)
Richard Koo’s chart to explain the past 200 years FT Alphaville
Antidote du jour. Emma S: “The Roosians have landed.”