After backlash, animal shelter fires security robot, “effective immediately” Ars Technica. And not a moment too soon!
How The Net Neutrality Vote May Block Bitcoin And Cryptocurrency Trading International Business Times
Dell, GM and others plan to incorporate ocean plastics into supply chains Treehugger. Individuals can reduce, reuse, and recycle, but it’s going to take serious government and business action to clean up the mess we’ve made of the world. This is only one small initiative, but at the moment, I’m so depressed when I think about this problem, I’m happy to see what looks to be any attempt to address it. Readers?
Vatican can reconsider celibacy, says Melbourne Archbishop Sydney Morning Herald. Wowsers.
How Deutsche Bank Enabled A Dirty Offshore Bank To Move Dark Money Buzzfeed (Richard Smith) Part of a three-parter.
A War of Choice With North Korea is an Immensely Dumb Idea American Conservative
Paul Ryan And Top Republican Lawmakers Could Reap Personal Windfall From New Real Estate Tax Breaks International Business Times. David Sirota.
New Cold War
“Russian Influence” – $0.97 That Changed The Fate Of Britain Moon of Alabama
Brexit: transitional delusions EUReferendum.com Richard North
Jones v. Moore
What’s Not Happening With Mr. Jones Counterpunch
Alabama Teaches America a Lesson WSJ. Nooners.
Ryan denies retirement reports The Hill
Thank Goodness for Donald Trump Bloomberg
A Border Wall’s Uncompensated Victims ProPublica
Sex in Politics… Not
9th Circuit Launches Inquiry Into Alex Kozinski Above the Law
Will Women In Low-Wage Jobs Get Their #MeToo Moment? FiveThirtyEight
Ed Lee (1952–2017) Jacobin
You are Working Harder and Getting Paid Less Counterpunch
Who Pays for Judicial Races? The Politics of Judicial Elections 2015-16 Brennan Center (allan). Hoisted from yesterday’s comments
The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation is no longer a force on the world stage Independent. Robert Fisk
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