Football Leaks Shows Us that Football Is Sick Der Spiegel
Inside India’s Unprecedented Assault on Cash WSJ. Rather, assault on working class Indians, who will be required to pay rents with electronic transactions they do not have to pay with cash.
Indian Banks’ Poisoned Chalice Bloomberg
Good Lessons From One Bad Deal That Destroyed Four Bad Banks WSJ. On Monte dei Paschi
CMS cracks down on providers steering patients into private plans Modern Health Care
The Trump China Showdown Aligns With Reality Ian Welsh. If so, Trump realpolitik on Russia is not insane. The Blob, which is partially conjoined with HillaryLand, hates that. Hence the intelligence community-driven assault on Trump.
China’s Housing Market Isn’t a Bubble, Says One Strategist Bloomberg. Interview.
Netanyahu says Israel ‘mightier’ as first F-35 fighter jets arrive Reuters. If you say so, Bibi.
Big Brother Is Watching You Watch
They Have, Right Now, Another You NYRB. Facebook’s big data is bad. In all senses.
Our Famously Free Press
Bolton Is Trouble; Tillerson Isn’t The American Conservative
Trump attack on Lockheed Martin foreshadows war on defense industry Reuters. Quelle horreur!
Expect the Unexpected From Trump the Deal Maker Tyler Cowen, Bloomberg
Trump’s bait and switch Nomi Prins, Le Monde Diplomatique
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Who Enabled Russian “Interference” With Election? (Facts, Yes, Facts) Another Word For It
Electors want briefing on Russian interference The Hill. “The group of electors, which includes the daughter of House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi…”
Long-a** Twitter rant about Russia and the 2016 election sparks ‘game theory’ meme Daily Dot. To be fair, serious analysts compared the game theory thread to the Federalist Papers.
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We’re about to see states’ rights used defensively against Trump Vox. Making lemonade from the decapitation of the Democrat Party, which is losing its national presence.
2016 Post Mortem
Stand With Keith Ellison Jacobin. I hate that “stand with” locution — one too many liberal fundraising emails — but this: “[T]here is no doubt about who would cheer his defeat. It’s not ‘infighting’ if the fight is between political enemies.”
No President n+1
Jill Stein’s Recount Bid Is Over Reuters
Final Wisconsin recount tally strengthens Trump’s victory Los Angeles Times
Federal judge to Jill Stein on recount request: Too little, too late Philadelphia Inquirer
How should we compensate the losers from globalisation? Gavyn Davies, FT
Out of Prison, Uncovered The Marshall Project
Slow Fashion – or the art of sustainable dressing – catching on fast in Maine Portland Press-Herald
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