Will Scrabble Have the Last Word on the IQ Debate? The Unz Review (Chuck L)
Scientists Consider Brighter Clouds to Preserve the Great Barrier Reef MIT Technology Review
Turn waste into climate-friendly resource India Climate Dialogue. From earlier in the month but still interesting.
The trees that make Southern California shady and green are dying. Fast. LA Times. Glenn F: “Quite a depressing story.”
US business schools failing on climate change The Conversation
15 overlay maps that will change the way you see the world Business Insider
Why Mexican immigrants are healthier than their US-born peers The Conversation
State vaccination rates up sharply in wake of new law San Francisco Chronicle
Michael Bond, 91, on Paddington’s enduring appeal: “You feel you can talk to a bear” New Statesman. From earlier in the month.
Erdoğan Can Be Beaten Jacobin
United Removal Fiasco
Big Brother IS Watching You Watch
A Window for Punishing WikiLeaks Bloomberg
First They Came For Assange: Trump’s War on Truth Will Kill 1st Amendment Free Thought Project
107 cancer papers retracted due to peer review fraud Ars Technica
What if America Voted Like France? Politico
Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron leading the race as polls open Sunday Telegraph. This is an early voting day report, with voting in progress, so please assess it with a grain of salt. We’ll certainly know the results soon enough. And, IIRC– with my memory augmented by the Politico report above– a successful French candidate must attain a popular vote majority in order to be elected. So, if there’s no outright winner in the first stage of the election, a mandatory runoff follows– and that means, whoever tops this stage will not necessarily prevail in the next.
Is It Time to Break Up Google? NYT. Yes. Next question? And for those who might have missed this Matt Stoller piece– linked to last week– read it now. The evidence is piling up — Silicon Valley is being destroyed Business Insider
IS THE SILICON VALLEY DYNASTY COMING TO AN END? Vanity Fair
Elizabeth Warren on Big Banks and Their (Cozy Bedmate) Regulators NYT. Gretchen Morgenson’s latest.
Are Republicans Trying To Eliminate Activist Investors? Bill To Replace Dodd-Frank Could Silence Shareholders International Business Times
Donald Trump’s first 100 days: The madder he gets, the more seriously the world takes him Independent. The weekly Robert Fisk fix.
Roaming Charges: Dude, Where’s My War? Counterpunch
Saving the Planet Goes Local American Prospect
‘The Ideas Made It, But I Didn’t’ Politico
The Chelsea Class’s Vie En Rose American Conservative
In the quest of yet another Koh-i-noor The Hindu
2016 Post Mortem
Why can’t the Clintons just go away? NY Post. I know, I know, it’s that Post. Worth reading anyway.
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After ‘crisis of conscience,’ ex-Cigna exec hopes to set the record straight on health care Columbia Journalism Review
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