Boaty McBoatface returns home from abyss Science Daily
Silver just had a flash crash Business Insider (DL).
Largest Cryptocurrency Exchange Hacked! Over $1 Million Worth Bitcoin and Ether Stolen The Hacker News (Furzy Mouse). That’s not very much.
If Silicon Valley’s Billionaires Want To Fix Our Rotten Politics, They Should Start At Home Matt Stoller, Buzzfeed
The Fraud of the White Helmets Philip Giraldi, The Unz Review
Trump’s Divide and Conquer Handelsblatt
Turkey Against the World Der Spiegel
More Than 70 Officers Injured in G20 Protests The Atlantic
Yanis Varoufakis: A New Deal for the 21st Century NYT (Furzy Mouse).
As China grows, equal opportunity and social mobility are fast becoming a cruel lie South China Morning Post
North Korea Missile Test: Best Response May Be Surprisingly Low-Tech Scientific American
Abe, Trump and Moon agree to tighten pressure on North Korea Nikkei Asian Review
How (Not) to Kill Kim Jong Un Foreign Policy
Why Won’t the Democrats Challenge Trump on North Korea? The Atlantic (Re Silc).
New Cold War
The Undeniable Pattern Of Russian Hacking Moon of Alabama
Russians Are Said to Be Suspects in Nuclear Site Hackings Bloomberg. Sourcing: “current and former U.S. officials.” See above.
Under Trump, U.S.-Russian Relations Hit New Low Foreign Policy. The deck is rich: “Amid a new ‘Red Scare,’ officials fear any contact with Moscow.” Mission accomplished!
The Untold Story of How Gary Cohn Fell for Donald Trump Vanity Fair. Hope and change… MAGA… So it goes….
2016 Post Mortem
Democrats in Disarray
How the Booker Window Explains Centrist Implosion Paste (MR). Fun!
The rise of the internet’s ‘dirtbag left’ MacLeans (MR).
A People’s History of Koch Industries: How Stalin Funded the Tea Party Movement Yasha Levine, The eXiled (MT). From 2010.
A review of labor market conditions The FRED Blog, Federal Reserve Bank of St Louis
What Can We Learn From The Nordic Model? Social Europe (MT). MT writes: “A history lesson about possibilities. Sweden nowadays is a neoliberal taxpayer subsidized privatized heaven: education, healthcare, immigrant housing all sectors reaping obscene taxpayer money for crappified services.”
How the Oil Pipeline Began Nautilus (MT).
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