In America’s sandwiches, the story of a nation The Conversation
Prince William warns that there are too many people in the world Daily Telegraph. No argument from me, but didn’t I read somewhere that the Duke and Duchess are now expecting twins– despite already begetting the obligatory heir and spare?
Millennials: Communism sounds pretty chill MarketWatch
Brexit: why are these lying bastards lying to us? EUReferendum.com
In Houston, Escalating Climate Costs Come Due in Harvey Recovery Climate Liability News
Connecting the Last Billion MIT Technology Review. Interesting– in spite of the puffery.
MADE IN THE U.S.D.A. Vanity Fair. Michael Lewis.
The Education of Betsy DeVos Politico
Americans on Pace for Record Year in Renouncing Citizenship WSJ. Trend largely driven by FATCA reporting requirements for expats.
U.S. states allege broad generic drug price-fixing collusion Reuters. EM: “Check out the laughable fines paid by the Heritage Pharmaceuticals price-fixers.”
New Cold War
Lawmakers demand tech companies censor journalists and conduct mass surveillance World Socialist Web Site
There Is a New Urgency to the Threat of Nuclear Annihilation TruthOut. Helen Caldicott book excerpt.
The Supreme Court Has An Ethics Problem Politico (johnny gl) Written by Elizabeth Warren and hosted from yesterday’s comments.
2016 Post Mortem
Inside Hillary Clinton’s Secret Takeover of the DNC Politico. Bombshell excerpt from Donna Brazile’s book.
After Balfour Jacobin
Neocons Push Dubious Paper To Allege Iran – Al-Qaeda Connection Moon of Alabama
Trump’s Weird Offer to Meet Rouhani American Conservative
Greatest threat to building peace in Iraq is not Isis – it’s Donald Trump picking a fight with Iran Independent. Third in a series from Andrew Cockburn.
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