AI Sex Revolution: Robots Gain Ability to Say ‘No’ During Intercourse Sputnik. Chuck L: “But what will it to a guy’s self confidence is he gets turned down by a robot? In worst case can the robot seek a protection order?”
How Native American food is tied to important sacred stories The Conversation
American History for Truthdiggers: The Jeffersonian Enigma (1800-1808) Truthdig. Maj. Danny Sjursen.
Stop Trying to Sell the Humanities Chronicle of Higher Education. Stanley Fish.
Messi Walks Better Than Most Players Run FiveThirtyEight
Presidential Campaign in Mexico Gets Dirty Real News Network (UserFriendly)
Initiative to end limits on rent control headed for November ballot San Francisco Chronicle
Tax Justice Sunday Tax Research UK (UserFriendly)
ECONOMIC, RACIAL DIVIDES CAUSE MORE WORRY THAN RURAL-URBAN DIVIDE Daily Yonder. Better than the headline.
Blood Will Out The Baffler
HOW PEOPLE CLOSE TO JOE CROWLEY HAVE GOTTEN RICH WHILE THE QUEENS BOSS HAS RISEN IN CONGRESS The Intercept (UserFriendly)
Bitcoin Could Break the Internet, Central Bank Overseer Says Bloomberg (David L)
Wall Street experts are crying foul on an overlooked yet dangerous signal that a market meltdown is near AOL. Oregoncharles: “Appears to confirm what Jim Haygood has been saying, and implies that LBO activity is seriously destabilizing.”
Some survivors of Category 5 Hurricane Irma want a Category 6 MPR News (Chuck L)
India hits back at the U.S. with tariffs The Hindu
US restores White Helmets funding RT America (UserFriendly)
Big Brother IS Watching You Watch
10 Things I wish I’d known About Gaslighting Medium (Dr. Kevin). Three years old but still germane.
Our Famously Free Press
A Call to Bring Julian Assange Home Consortium News
Brexit: misdirection EUReferendum.com
Poll: Republicans Approve of Trump’s Family Separation Policy Daily Beast. UserFriendly: “This country continues to be just as awful as I imagine it is.”
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