The Stimulus Our Economy Needs Nicolaci da Costa, Foreign Policy. @StephanieKelton: “Yellen said we may need to consider more effective automatic stabilizers. @pdacosta suggests Minsky’s ELR [Employer of Last Resort].”
German economy minister says EU-US trade talks have failed AP. Although not Merkel.
ITT College Chain Barred From Enrolling Students With U.S. Aid Gretchen Morgsenson, NYT
Acceptable Losses Harpers. “Aiding and abetting the Saudi slaughter in Yemen.” I wish the Responsibility to Protect people would get their stories straight on which wars to beat the drums for.
Clinton Foundation Official Requests State Lunch Invitation, Special Seating for Foundation Allies, Emails Show ABC. Clinton Foundation bank donors work through Huma Abedin to secure table seating at State Department dinner with Chinese officials.
Putting the Clinton Foundation in Context: Corruption Plain on the Face of It Amy Sterling Casil, Medium. Sterling, who has “a board officer level of understanding of nonprofit finance law,” is a class traitor (unlike those in the cowed or complicit non-profit sector, whose management forms part of Clinton’s base). More class traitors, please. Enough is enough. As they say.
Foundation Tapped Chelsea Clinton Friend’s Firm to Manage Endowment WSJ. And which foundation would that be?
Why Neera Tanden’s notepad gaffe is so hilarious Carl Beijer
Former Obama aide calls Trump a ‘psychopath’ Reuters. But not, apparently, Travis Kalanick, for whom David Plouffe did public relations. And so it goes.
Scenario How Trump could win Reuters
Donald Trump Could Win Big Even If He Loses Election NBC. Straight to cable…
Ivanka and Jared’s Power Play The New Yorker
Republicans Are Already Planning How to Ruin a Hillary Clinton Presidency Esquire. And Democrats are already planning how to blame them. It’s… It’s almost as if the two party establishments needed each other, isn’t it? Nevertheless, if ruining a Clinton presidency includes the failure of TPP and no new war, that’s a silver lining, no?
Tuesday Is Primary Day In Florida– Can Progressives Win? Down with Tyranny
The best response to Campaign 2016: anger Fabius Maximus
‘This Is the Only Way That Pipelines Will Be Stopped’ Esquire (Furzy Mouse).
The NAACP’s ill-conceived opposition to charter schools Editorial, WaPo
Black Injustice Tipping Point
Kaepernick Protest A Pivotal Moment Sports on Earth
Framed Los Angeles Times.
“Can we love?” More on commodification Global Inequality
‘Commoditised’ services? Enlightenment Economics
Can Cooperative Businesses Save Communities? The American Conservative
Today’s Inequality Could Easily Become Tomorrow’s Catastrophe Robert Shiller, NYT. One funeral at a time….
The University of Chicago is made of safe spaces Crooked Timber
Years of genomics research is riddled with errors thanks to a bunch of botched Excel spreadsheets Quartz. No, the Excel spreadsheet is not a proper interchange format. Dear Lord.
Majority of mathematicians hail from just 24 scientific ‘families’ Nature. Some interesting methodological issues, though.
Mangled ‘MH370 debris’ found off the coast of Mozambique suggests the jet EXPLODED and was not under control of the pilot when it crashed Daily Mail
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See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.