Flint residents searched for water info before news coverage intensified: Study Columbia Journalism Review
New analysis relocates the “hobbit” on the human family tree Ars Technica (Chuck L)
People are saying McDonald’s new uniforms make staff look like evil ‘Star Wars’ employees and Twitter is not lovin’ it CNBC. furzy: ”bleahhh!! not appetizing….”
Not Sure What to Wear? Amazon Can Help Business of Fashion
I would rather shine shoes than be a banker FT. I know I’ve said this before, but I am so going to miss Lucy Kellaway’s writing when she leaves the FT later this year.
Boris Johnson’s foreign policy in Syria is based on wishful thinking Independent Patrick Cockburn’s latest.
A Special Obscenity Jacobin
How Bio-Weapons Led To Torture … And North Korean Nukes Moon of Alabama
Jimmy Carter asked to steer clear of North Korea rapprochement FT. Note this is the FT and not The Onion.
Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un Risk Nuclear War Der Spiegel
Why Democrats Are Debating Abortion Yet Again New Republic. As I commented a couple of days ago, the Democratic party has at best only tepidly supported abortion rights and relies too much on the courts.
Barack Obama On Wall Street: Former President’s Spokesman Justifies $400,000 Speaking Fee International Business Times
The Obamas face the paid-speaking circuit — and all the questions that come with it WaPo Michelle cashes in as well.
Elephant tranquilizer makes lethal entry into opioid crisis San Francisco Chronicle
Lawsuit: After a sexual harassment claim, Fox News planted spyware on ex-host’s computer Ars Technica (Chuck L)
How Sick Is the Dalai Lama? Unz Review
Black Lives Matter
The Rise of the Generals American Conservative. Pat Buchanan weighs in.
100 Days in, Few Clues about Trump’s Tech Agenda MIT Technology Review
Democrats exploring lawsuit against Trump The Hill. More virtue signalling.
The education of Donald Trump Politico
New Cold War
United Removal Fiasco
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