Bacteria in a Dinosaur Bone Reignite a Heated Debate The Atlantic
Google wants to get rid of URLs but doesn’t know what to use instead Ars Technica. This and AMP. Horrid.
Where in the World Is Larry Page? Bloomberg
‘I Want to Burn Things to the Ground’ Chronicle of Higher Education. On the replicability crisis.
The storm-clouds are building above Europe The Economist. Word of the day: Weltpolitikfähigkeit.
W(h)ither Italy? Econospeak
Chinese consumers swing toward local brands Nikkei Asian Review
China’s trans-Himalayan tango with Nepal The Interpreter
Google Is Handing the Future of the Internet to China Foreign Policy. Makes sense. That’s what we did with our industrial base.
New Cold War
Greater Eurasia coming together in the Russian Far East Pepe Escobar, Asia Times
Russia and the United States Don’t Need New Summits Valdai Discussion Club
Donald Trump’s Foreign Policy Bait and Switch The American Conservative
Trump turns back to Maria, falsely says Dems inflated toll Associated Press
Democrats in Disarray
Michael Bloomberg set to run for Democrats against Trump for presidency in 2020 The Times. Please kill me now.
Cuomo wins Democratic primary Times-Union
The Crash Ten Years After
Ten Years After the Crash, We’ve Learned Nothing Matt Taibbi, Rolling Stone. At least Taibbi uses the word “criminal.”
Waning co-operation makes next crisis more difficult to tackle Editorial Board, FT
Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos Pledge $2 Billion for Homeless and Preschoolers NYT. Sanders rattled Bezos.
The “Human Rights Campaign” Has Totally Betrayed Its Constituents Current Affairs< Class Warfare
Sunspot Observatory closed due to security issue and Update: Authorities not saying a lot as Sunspot Observatory remains closed Alamogordo Daily News. Odd.
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