What It’s Like to Write an Opera About Dinosaurs Mental Floss
In defence of great crested newts: why these elusive amphibians are worth the worry The Conversation. I’m sure Gussie Fink-Nottle would concur.
Godzilla Is a Radical Environmentalist Motherboard
When a Mental Health Emergency Lands You in Jail Marshall Project
How to Win a War on Drugs NYT. Nick Kristof
Gone Baby Gone New Republic
Sharing economy: Why we will barely own anything in the future News.com.au (The Rev Kev)
S.E.C. Rules to Protect Investors From Cyberthreats Fall Short NYT. Gretchen Morgenson
In paywall age, free content remains king for newspaper sites Columbia Journalism Review
Big Brother IS Watching You Watch
The Long Night Ahead Global Guerrillas (Chuck L)
Ignore Trump’s lies. North Korea is no threat to Britain Guardian. Simon Jenkins
Sanctioning China to Go After North Korea is a Very Bad Idea American Conservative
Margrethe Vestager on holding Silicon Valley to account FT. Lunch w/ the FT w/ EU antitrust commissioner.
Afraid of their waning power once Isis is defeated, the Kurds are calling for independence from Iraq Independent. Patrick Cockburn.
Crackdown in Catalonia Jacobin
New Cold War
NATO’s Fakenews Russia Scare Increases Defense Waste Moon of Alabama
Hurricanes: Act now, save later Al Jazeera
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