Equifax, Before Breach, Lobbied to Limit Class-Action Damages National Law Journal
The Effects of Hedge Fund Interventions on Strategic Firm Behavior The Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation
Mining company plans to buy northern Maine mountain Portland Press-Herald. Uh oh. East-West Corridor here we come.
Rand Paul’s Lonely AUMF Battle The American Conservative (Re Silc).
Myanmar: Whole villages destroyed as satellite spots devastation from above News.com and Aung San Suu Kyi: The myth turns to dust Lowy Interpreter
China’s evolving approach to environmental and labour provisions in regional trade agreements International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development
What’s next for the Brexit withdrawal bill FT. “On Monday night MPs voted, in principle, in favour of the greatest shift in power from legislature to executive in modern British constitutional history.”
EXCLUSIVE: Evolve Politics were undercover inside Tory-youth group Activate from the very beginning [Part 1] Evolve Politics. Hmmm. Can UK readers comment?
Irma Makes Its Mark in Weather Records Weather Underground
After Hurricane Harvey, don’t empower the engineers. Please. Strong Towns (AA).
What disaster news does to us The Week
The GOP Wants to Crack Down on Tax Evasion — Among the Working Poor New York Magazine
2016 Post Mortem
Watch: Hillary Clinton explains What Happened Ezra Klein, Vox
Sally Quinn’s Next Act Washingtonian. “[Quinn] reveals that, in her less mellow days, she put hexes on three people who promptly wound up having their lives ruined, or ended.”
Sanders will introduce universal health care, backed by 15 Democrats WaPo. No. Sanders is introducing single payer health care. Liberal Democrats were even claiming ObamaCare was universal, until it became obvious it wasn’t.
With funding slashed and no contracts in hand, ACA marketplace ‘navigators’ are shutting down Modern Health Care. The Trump administration draws a dull knife across the ACA’s windpipe. That said, you’ve got to wonder about a system whose complexity is so great there’s a whole layer of navigators hired to work it.
Big Brother Is Watching You Watch
‘There Is Still Hope – Even for Me’ Der Spiegel. Interview with Edward Snowden.
By the Numbers: Income and Poverty, 2016 EPI (MT).
Household Participation in Stock Market Varies Widely by State Federal Reserve Bank of St Louis
“Make White People Be Nice to Me!” Progressive Army. Fun!
Foul-mouthed mothers are causing problems for Mumsnet The Economist
How Bullwinkle Taught Kids Sophisticated Political Satire Smithsonian. Fun fact: “All the male Simpsons have Bullwinkle & Rocky’s middle initial ‘J.'”
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See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.