The bizarre world of bitcoin ‘mining’ finds a new home in Tibet WaPo (furzy mouse).
Big Deals Like Bayer’s Often Fail to Deliver High Performance Gretchen Morgenson, NYT
BIS flashes red alert for a banking crisis in China Telegraph (original BIS paper). Must-read.
China house price bubble explodes Macrobusiness
The Twilight of Shenzhen’s Great Urban Village Foreign Policy
Casting Off NLR (Timotheus).
The Existential Madness of Putin-Bashing Consortium News
Why The Cease-Fire in Syria Won’t Help Der Speigel
Big Brother Is Watching You Watch
Assessing the Risk of Trump Scott Adams
How panicked should Democrats be about Donald Trump’s poll surge? We asked 8 experts Vox. Headline is peak Vox.
Obama: Low Turnout By Black Voters Would Be ‘A Personal Insult’ HuffPo. Benjamin Dixon: “Someone should mention to President Obama that the black card is non-transferable.”
Clinton’s Basket of “Deplorables” Black Agenda Report
The War Debate America Isn’t Having The Atlantic. Yeah, that’s odd. I wonder why that is?
Red Innovation Jacobin
Neighbor Unlocks Front Door Without Permission With The Help Of Apple’s Siri Forbes. Internet of Sh*t.
Canadians: you have until Oct 7 to weigh in on using voting machines in national elections Boing Boing. Please, Canada. Don’t be stupid like us.
Antidote du jour (via):
Mrs. Mop: “Look at these beautiful sparrows in Cuba, bathing in public and enjoying life.”