In 1975, a cat co-authored a physics paper Science Alert
Snakeskin identified as anaconda’s – but is it Wessie’s or a hoax? Portland Press-Herald
Exclusive Interview With Vladimir Putin Bloomberg
RBS diverting billions from NatWest to support riskier operations FT. What could go wrong?
Professors Locked Out of LIU Brooklyn Amid Contract Fight for More Pay DNAinfo. Locked out on Labor Day weekend! Oddly, or not, LIU Provost Gale Stevens Haynes has three relatives on the payroll (see page 50 of LIU’s IRS Form 990). Nice! And August 11 letter from city and state officials Long Island University Faculty Federation.
UMass-Amherst preparing to abolish Labor Center Radical Political Economy
Confrontations Flare as Obama’s Traveling Party Reaches China NYT. URL: “obama-xi-staff-shouting-match”.
Saudi Arabia’s oil industry has an overlooked risk Business Insider
Where Has Hillary Clinton Been? Ask the Ultrarich NYT. Well worth a read, but make sure you have a bucket handy.
Trump gets warm welcome in black church – protests outside McClatchy. WaPo’s coverage has a somewhat different tone….
Gary Johnson’s Unfair, Expensive National Sales Tax Bloomberg (Re Silc).
How big business lost Washington Steven Perlstein, WaPo. Aw, c’mon, Steve. Now you’re just trolling us.
Deep Trouble: Hamptons Police Submarine Scuttles Montauk Party Boat Dan’s Papers (AF).
The Formula for a Richer World? Equality, Liberty, Justice Deirdre McCloskey NYT. Because US workers were rich by world standards, it’s OK that they bore the costs of bringing up global averages, while the 1% cashed in. Will Doctor Pangloss please pick up the white courtesy phone?
From the Battle of Seattle to the Financial Crisis Foreign Policy in Focus
Free As In Health Care blarg?
The Breathtaking beauty of Our Planet’s Destruction Foreign Policy
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Bonus antidote (Furzy Mouse):
[I have removed the auto-playing bears. Sad!]
I dunno if encouraging bears to play in your back yard is a good idea. But those cubs sure are cute!
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du jour here.