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Just a head’s up for NC readers living in NY:
Democratic Primary deadline is Oct 13, 2017.
See the following:
You will need to get the relevant form from your County. So to be a registered party person, and vote in the Democratic Primary, it has to be done by Oct 13.
NY due no doubt in part to these rules has a low turnout, so any primary votes count for a lot.
Tomb Of Real Santa Claus, St. Nicholas, Found By Archaeologists? International Business Times
How Deep Is Your Love? Lapham’s Quarterly. Brings to mind the Visconti film about Ludwig– see it if you ever get the chance on a proper movie screen.
How Economics Is Forging Renewed Links With Social Sciences The Wire. And high time, too. Better than the headline.
US$750,000 Rolls-Royce swallowed up after sinkhole suddenly appears in Chinese street SCMP. Is this video for real? Readers?
Will California Bring Back Free College? International Business Times
Rise of the yimbys: the angry millennials with a radical housing solution Guardian. J T McPhee: “That’ll fix things.”
Bernie Sanders, Wealth, and the Washington Post Fact Checker Center for Economic and Policy Research
They thought they were going to rehab. They ended up in chicken plants Reveal News. ER: “pretty gruesome story from Oklahoma about prisoners promised rehab & sent to work in a chicken factory instead. ‘Work makes you free’”.
Imperial Collapse Watch
‘A significantly weaker America’: Major study warns of eroding U.S. military Defense News. resilc: “we need junta aid concerts….”
Drug company hands patents off to Native American tribe to avoid challenge Are Technica. Chuck L: “I’m all for native Americans making money off us gringos, but . . .”
Big Brother Is Watching You Watch
Kill Me Now
What’s Good for Facebook… Jacobin
North Korea tests not just a bomb but the global nuclear monitoring system The Conversation. From last month, still germane.
Cold War radiation testing in US widespread, author claims ABC News (martha r)
Video: Everyday Israelis express support for genocide Electronic Intifada. UserFriendly: “God this video makes me think of the Hitler youth.”
New Cold War
Russia Hacking NATO: Troops Near Russian Border Had Phones Compromised International Business Times. And this comes as a surprise?
The “Russian Ads” On Facebook Are Just Another Click-Bait Scheme Moon of Alabama
Ruth Bader Ginsburg Claps Back At Neil Gorsuch Above the Law
The Trump Presidency TomDispatch. Noam Chomsky.
Why Doesn’t Tillerson Quit? American Conservative
Judicial Roadmap for the Supreme Court Veers Right Truthdig. And largely due to Gorsuch being seated, one real result achieved by the Trump administration — as compared to the smoke and mirrors that constantly distract the MSM.
A Dramatic Increase in Annual Average Temperatures for U.S. Cities This Decade Weather Underground
Calm Before the Next Atlantic Storm? Weather Underground
White House walks back Trump’s Puerto Rico comments as Wall Street reels Politico. That didn’t take long now, did it? As Yves predicted….
Brussels defends use of ‘proportionate force’ in Catalonia Politico. The deck: “In European Parliament debate, Commission First Vice President Frans Timmermans sides squarely with Madrid.”
In Manchester, May showed that her nerve – if not her voice – holds firm Guardian. Simon Jenkins. A contrary view on the disastrous speech.
Brexit: a “passive aggression” ultimatum EUReferendum.com
India’s ambitious new plan to conquer TB needs cash and commitment The Conversation
Antidote du jour (J-LS photo, September 2017):