Readers, we have now entered one of our two yearly comments holidays, beginning today and continuing through and including Sunday September 9.
The surprising role cheese played in human evolution The Conversation
SEC “Best Interest” Proposed Rule Falls Short of Protecting Investors Better Markets, Medium
The weak crumble, are slaughtered and are erased from history while the strong, for good or for ill, survive. The strong are respected, and alliances are made with the strong, and in the end peace is made with the strong.
— PM of Israel (@IsraeliPM) August 29, 2018
ok this has to be fake, right? out of control pic.twitter.com/BB8CKJgzg8
— Garbage ? (@GarbageApe) August 31, 2018
EU Mediterranean migrant mission at risk of collapse Deutsche Welle
Behind The Chaos Of Washington’s Korea Policy Tokyo Business Today
Exclusive: U.S. accuses China of ‘super aggressive’ spy campaign on LinkedIn Reuters. So finally somebody got around to LinkedIn!
Trade war: China suffers three-month export downturn as Donald Trump’s tariffs bite South China Morning Post
NAFTA Notice: A Final Deal Must Be Judged on Whether It Will Stop NAFTA’s Serious Ongoing Damage (PDF) Lori Wallach, Public Citizen
New Cold War
The Untold Story of Robert Mueller’s Time In Combat Wired. Grotesquely obsequious.
Russia’s Empty Throne: Why Putin Manufactures Political Uncertainty Carnegie Moscow Center
The Terrifying Take-Away From Maduro Assassination Attempt The American Conservative
Getting to Know White Voters Amy Walter, Cook Political Report
Public Opinion on Single-Payer, National Health Plans, and Expanding Access to Medicare Coverage Kaiser Family Foundation
More than half of Americans have received a surprise medical bill Modern Healthcare
The Crash Ten Years After
Have we learnt the lessons of the financial crisis? Gillian Tett, FT. By Betteridge’s Law…
The Myth of Secular Stagnation Joseph Stiglitz, Project Syndicate
Our Famously Free Press
The Village Voice Is Officially Dead Gothamist
Unlike Facebook, Twitter’s new ad rules give media outlets a free pass Columbia Journalism Review
Big Brother Is Watching You Watch
Imperial Collapse Watch
After 24 years, Doom II’s final secret has been found! Rock Paper Shotgun
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Bonus antidote (via):
An Egyptian floor mosaic depicting a dog and a knocked-over gold vessel. c. 200-100 BC pic.twitter.com/nBtyL0ghD6
— Museum Archive (@TheHiddenWorId) January 15, 2017
Leveling up my dog game.
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.