Uber’s Pittsburgh Project Is a Crucial Test for Self-Driving Car MIT Technology Review (JLS)
How the Sugar Industry Shifted Blame to Fat New York Times (JLS). This is a big deal.
Hanjin’s Fall Is Lehman Moment for Shipping, Seaspan CEO Says Bloomberg. As Lambert told you!
India Takes Renewable Energy Complaint Against US to WTO The Wire. Jerri-Lynn:
This is significant: India has a far better nation-wide renewable policy in place than does the US, with each state having to meet a certain minimum target for renewable power. Since some Indian states are more efficient renewable producers (e.g., Rajasthan and Gujarat for solar, TN and Gujarat for wind, there are other examples), under a previous government (Manmohan Singh I think), an exchange was set up to trade renewable-produced power.
A two-tier model to revive Europe Financial Times
Recap: why Brexit still faces extraordinary challenges British Politics and Policy at LSE
Franco-German push for tighter defence co-operation Financial Times
UN Team Heard Claims of ‘Staged’ Chemical Attacks Defend Democracy
Big Brother is Watching You Watch
The ACLU is launching a campaign to convince President Obama to pardon Edward Snowden Fusion. Obama will give back his Peace Prize before he does this.
Facebook Is Collaborating With the Israeli Government to Determine What Should Be Censored Glenn Greenwald, Intercept
Facebook case referred to Europe’s top court Financial Times
AI Can Recognize Your Face Even If You’re Pixelated Wired (Robert M). Aieee. So wear a Guy Fawkes mask or glasses and a fake nose.
Imperial Collapse Watch
The Meaning of 911 Fifteen Years Later Veterans Now (Judy B)
Ask your Friends to Oppose TPP Our Revolution (Kevin C). Part of the prep for a “day of action” against the TPP this Wed.
Clinton team avoided ER to conceal details of her medical treatment New York Post (Li)
Hillary Clinton: Kostet der Schwächeanfall sie die US-Präsidentschaft? Die Welt (EM). Google translate version here.
Clinton didn’t think pneumonia diagnosis ‘would be that big a deal’ The Hill (Li). Help me.
Hillary Clinton’s addiction to privacy carries high risk Financial Times
If Clinton or Trump were to drop out: 5 things to know . JLS: “Scroll down for the priceless photo of HRC and DT faces painted on pumpkins.”
Why Clinton’s bad weekend won’t rewrite the race Politico. Lead story as of this hour.
Trump says Federal Reserve does Obama’s bidding on rates Financial Times
Hillary Clinton and the Church of the Sacred Fed Dean Baker, Truthout
Barbara Lee’s Lone Vote on Sept. 14, 2001, Was as Prescient as It Was Brave and Heroic Glenn Greenwald, Intercept (fuzzy)
Jamie Dimon Says He’d ‘Love to Be President,’ but It’s Too Hard to Run Wall Street Journal. Scott: “Forwarded without comment.”
When Will NYC SINK? New York Magazine (JLS). I’ve had dreams of NYC flooding to 14th Street long before Sandy.
Fed’s Brainard urges caution on rate rise Financial Times
Fed Like a “Cowardly Scarecrow” as Corporate Debt Bubble Expands Michael Shedlock (EM)
US teens often forced to trade sex work for food, study finds Guardian (tony)
BrickX – Fractional Home Ownership – Brick by Brick – Literally Michael Shedlock (EM)
Antidote du jour (James):