seriously, the guy has a point Greg Fallis. I had no idea that “Fearless Girl” was part of a marketing campaign by State Street Global Advisors. Peak liberalism?
Lloyds says ‘Hello’ to facial recognition banking FT. I don’t think the Iron Bank of Braavos would go for this, given the skillset at the House of Black and White.
Prudhoe Bay well continues venting gas Alaska Dispatch
Tribal Members in Oklahoma Defeat Natural Gas Pipeline Company Indian Country (GF).
The Legacy of Monsanto’s PCBs: Oozing Pus, Birth Defects and Immune Problems Truthout (Furzy Mouse).
Britain set to lose EU ‘crown jewels’ of banking and medicine agencies Guardian (Furzy Mouse).
Al-Qaeda Suicide Attack Kills 100+ Children, Women – Whodunit? Moon of Alabama
North Korea warns against US ‘hysteria’ as it marks founder’s birth Asian Correspondent
Latin America’s Oil-Dependent States Struggle to Repay Chinese Debts The Diplomat. Let’s hope the Chinese don’t send gunboats…
China’s Social-Media Smoke Screen Harvard Magazine
In Pictures: Beijing hutongs – village life in the city Hong Kong Free Press
Threatened Himalayas: What do we know? The Third Pole (J-LS).
India’s Digital Revolution The Diplomat
Indian IT may not be on its deathbed yet, but the threat of disruption is clear and present Factor Daily. Interesting if true…
The new back office: inside Goldman Sachs’ Bangalore hub FT. … or not!
Selling Mark Zuckerberg Buzzfeed
Instant Recall The Verge. “At the end of last year, [the trade group Digital Content Next] surveyed its members on the financial performance of content published to third-party platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, and Google’s AMP project. It found that not one publisher reported earning more money through Instant Articles than they did through their own properties.”
Single-Payer Health Care Is Seeing Record Support in Congress Truthout (Furzy Mouse).
New Cold War
‘Never Trump’ GOP foreign policy experts welcome his reversals but remain wary McClatchy. “Hope and change…”
17 Rules for Foreign Interventions The American Conservative (Re Silc).
Northwest EPA worker blasts new boss in resignation Seattle Post-Intelligencer (GF).
Perez touts unity tour with Sanders The Hill. Let me know how that works out….
In Travis County custody case, jury will search for real Alex Jones Austin American-Statesman
How Liberals Fell In Love With The West Wing Current Affairs
Too Late to Compensate Free Trade’s Losers Dani Rodrik, Project Syndicate
Neoliberalism is creating loneliness. That’s what’s wrenching society apart George Monbiot, Guardian
In his new book, The New Urban Crisis, author Richard Florida shows how cities can survive an uncertain future TechCrunch. “Florida equates the rise of cities to the growth of popular bands.”
Penicillin changes the behaviour of young mice The Economist
Antidote du jour (via). Cat runs onto the field in Yokohama Stadium: