Dog Shoots Pheasant Hunter In ‘Freak Accident’ In Iowa International Business Times
A Mother’s Ninth-Century Manual on How to Be a Man Paris Review
‘Persuasion:’ Jane Austen’s greatest novel turns 200 The Conversation. Not sure I would call it the greatest– nor am I sure I wouldn’t. Readers?
History of the little things The Renaissance Mathematicus
Net Neutrality: AT&T Court Case Could Let Telecoms Slow Internet Speeds At Will International Business Times
Big Brother IS Watching You Watch
Apple iOS 11 security ‘downgrade’ decried as ‘horror show’ The Register (The Rev Kev)
Bombs in Your Backyard Pro Publica. Some more news to brighten your day.
Exxon’s First Amendment Claims in Climate Fraud Case Draw Judge’s Skepticism Climate Liability News
Presidents Obama And Clinton Failed To Defend The Middle Class: Robert Reich International Business Times. David Sirota.
The Recruiters: Searching For The Next Generation Of Warfighters In A Divided America Task & Purpose. Long, with lots of detail on how dire economic prospects are for so many.
Kill Me Now
The Inevitability of Kamala Harris US News & World Report
The Men Who Cost Clinton the Election NYT (UserFriendly). The sense of victimhood knows no bounds. A year after the election one might think it would be accepted that…wait for it…HRC lost.
DOJ ‘Reviewing’ Harvard’s Offer of Access to Student Records Harvard Crimson
Trump claims ‘rigged system’ has ‘destroyed’ Flynn’s life, let Hillary off the hook The Hill. Anyone disagree?
What the Flynn Plea Means National Review. Good summary of Flynn deal as nothingburger.
What’s in Flynn’s plea deal shouldn’t scare the White House. What isn’t should.WaPo Statement for the prosecution.
Sex in Politics… Not!
Tax Havens Lobby To Keep Loopholes That Enrich Insurers, Hedge Fund Managers International Business Times
Brexit: the most fateful mistake EURefendum.com
North Korea Won’t Be Denuclearized American Conservative
There’s no such thing as precise air strikes in modern warfare – just look at the civilian casualties in Iraq and Syria Independent. Patrick Cockburn.
Absolute Power in the Hands of a Crown Prince Der Spiegel
Yemen – Saudis Throw The Towel – Saleh is Baaack – Russia Wins Moon of Alabama
Sucking Up to the Saudis The Baffler
HONG KONG, LIKE INDIA, NEEDS TO REMEMBER THE TRUTH ABOUT BRITISH COLONIALISM SCMP. Shashi Tharoor.
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