Masturbating at work is a doctor-approved stress reliever | New York Post (UserFriendly)
The fake news that sealed the fate of Antony and Cleopatra The Conversation
Police State Watch
That Time I Turned a Routine Traffic Ticket into the Constitutional Trial of the Century Public Discourse. Will Franz Kafka please pick up the white courtesy ‘phone.
Cory Booker’s Conscience Jacobin
Black Lives Matter
A Woman in Nevada Died from an Unstoppable Superbug MIT Technology Review
S.E.C. Inertia on Paybacks Adds to Investor Harm NYT Gretchen Morgenson’s latest.
Aid in reverse: how poor countries develop rich countries Guardian. Don’t miss this.
CNN in Trump’s crosshairs The Hill
Will Donald Trump Shred the Iran Nuclear Deal? The American Conservative
Fuel Efficiency Standards: EPA Finalizes Rules, Making It More Difficult For Trump Administration To Undo Them International Business Times
Exposing The Man Behind The Curtain Scott Ritter, Huffington Post (Fiver). Important.
‘Star Trek’ actress Zoe Saldana: Hollywood bullied Trump The Hill (UserFriendly). This will likely cost her roles.
The New Cold War
Trump wants Putin summit in Reykjavik The Times
We’ve Been Hacking Elections for More Than a Century Strategic Culture (Glenn F)
Indian Currency Train Wreck
If I Were at RBI, I’d Have Withdrawn From Demonetisation Implementation: Y.V. Reddy The Wire. More indirect support for the hypothesis that India might have been spared the demonetization debacle if Raghuram Rajan had continued as governor of the RBI. .
Disunity and Impotence at the United Nations Der Spiegel
Syria II: Feel Harder Fredrik deBoer (UserFriendly)
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