Spoiling the Beautiful Game Jacobin
The Myth of Deep Throat Politico. Max Holland.
Massive Western Wildfires Spark Question: Should Climate Polluters Pay? Climate Liability News
Equifax Hack Exposes Regulatory Gaps, Leaving Consumers Vulnerable NYT. Although the article fails to connect the dots, yet another argument for a strong CFPB.
Democrats in Disarray
Clinton Says She Is ‘Done With Being a Candidate’ Bloomberg. Not a moment too soon.
Trump scrambles tax reform debate The Hill
Rohingya crisis explained in maps Al Jazeera
Myanmar’s fallen hero: the silence of Aung San Suu Kyi New Statesman
Homicidal Railwaymen Outlook
Big Brother IS Watching You Watch
What America would look like if it guaranteed everyone a job Vox. UserFriendly: “At least they’re talking about it.”
Amazon has triggered a $5 billion bidding war — here are the cities that are in competition for its new HQ Business Insider. Just say No.
NYT Editorial Board Is Pounding the Wrong Table Again on Bank Reform Wall Street on Parade
Senate Debates Billions For Insurers While Public Demands Medicare For All Popular Resistance. ChiGal: “Good detail in this report on the latest in the Senate on health care plus a meeting with Bernie’s staff from Margaret Flowers of Health Over Profit.”
40 Brexit troublemakers to watch Politico
Ferocious Irma Pounding Florida, But It Could Have Been Worse Weather Underground
How do palm trees survive hurricanes? Treehugger
Manatees stuck when Irma drained water from bay are rescued Tampa Bay Times
Hurricane Irma And Thinking About Future Climate Change Ian Welsh (martha r)
Auto insurance harder to buy after Harvey Houston Chronicle
Elegy for the Sunshine State New Yorker
Learning from Harvey Project Syndicate. Joseph Stiglitz.
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