Fossils Show Dinosaur Eggs Were Blue, Scientists Say International Business Times
Teens Aren’t Grasping the ‘Responsibilities of Adulthood,’ New Study Says USA Today. The title is demented – there’s no way teens can win. If they were having sex and drinking at younger ages, the spin would have been “teens growing up too fast.”
Read: Bernie Sander’s Big Foreign Policy Speech Vox. Reactions from two fairly different sources (both h/t re silc):
Sanders Speaks on Foreign Policy The American Conservative
NATO Is Seeking to Revive Cold War Climate – Lavrov at UNGA RT. Wide-ranging speech from the Russian Foreign Minister. Video provided, no transcript yet.
Hot Damn! An Old-Fashioned Down ‘n Dirty Board Election for CalPERS CityWatch. Mentions our humble blog.
The Ultimate Anti-Competitive Mergers The American Prospect. David Dayen, on fintech.
Debating Catalonia Jacobin
Le départ de Philippot laisse orpheline la sensibilité “sociale souverainiste” au sein du FN Le Monde. More details, in French.
Rohingya Between Rakhine and a Hard Place Le Monde Diplomatique
Going Stag: How Brideprice Influences Participation in Violent Conflict Political Violence @ A Glance (micael)
The Smog Chancellor George Monbiot
UK to Diverge From EU on Bank Rules After Brexit FT. Meanwhile…
EU to Tighten Supervision of Financial Sector After Brexit EUbusiness (micael)
Inspector O Sings 38 North
The US Is More Deeply Involved in Syria Than You Know BuzzFeed. From early August, but with valuable information.
The U.S. Should Halt Arms Sales to the Saudi-Led Coalition The American Conservative
Empire of Madness – Fiddling Through the Smoke in 2025 Tom Engelhardt
Democrats in Disarray
What Should Have Happened In Hillary Clinton’s Useless Book Sam Kriss, Huffington Post
Meet the Leader of the Vast Left-Wing Conspiracy Politico. Blob terminology.
Rural Hospitals See Graham-Cassidy as Latest Threat to Survival Modern HealthCare
Realignment and Legitimacy
The Spirit of Democratic Capitalism First Things. A social conservative rethinks the relationship between modern capitalism and his own ideals.
Can Conservative Journalism Survive? Conor Friedersdorf, The Atlantic
Still Waiting on a Peace Dividend National Review. Note the source.
Life on the Road, and in a Walmart Parking Lot Lit Hub (EH)
Oklahoma Is Imprisoning So Many People It Can’t Hire Enough Prison Guards to Keep Up In These Times (micael)
Pregabalin, Known as ‘New Valium’, to Be Made Class C Drug After Deaths Guardian. But our commenters were already on this story.
The Road to a Stable Job Without Crippling Student Debt Washington Monthly
Maria’s Parting Shot: Flash Floods Hammer Puerto Rico Weather Underground
We Are Seeing the Shock Doctrine in Effect After Hurricanes Harvey & Irma Naomi Klein, Democracy Now
Why the Mexico City Earthquake Shook Up Disaster Predictions Scientific American
Big Brother Is Watching You Watch
SEC Hacked: Information From Breach May Have Been Used in Trading International Business Times
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