Neanderthals were upright individuals, skeleton proves Telegraph (KW).
Best Way to Fight Climate Change? Put an Honest Price on Carbon Editorial Board, NYT. A Pigovian tax.
What if We’re All Coming Back? Michelle Alexander, NYT. “Rather than imagining a scenario in which we’re entirely ignorant of what the future holds, perhaps we ought to imagine that we, personally, will be born again into the world that we are creating today through our collective and individual choices.”
The Global Economy’s Three Games Jean Pisani-Ferry, Project Syndicate
Commentary Human element is still key The Bond Buyer
Brexit: expecting the worst EU Referendum. Structural issues in the UK’s internal supply chain.
IATA issues alarm about Brexit impact on global supply chains Logistics Management
How the ECB could help Italy — and why it won’t Financial News
Chinese manufacturing activity slows as trade war hits harder than expected South China Morning Post
History war between Japan and South Korea heats up Asia Times (KW).
New Cold War
Who Can Be Happy in Russia? Riddle
U.S. Postwar Immigration Policy Council on Foreign Relations. A timeline.
Trump visits Pittsburgh synagogue The Hill
Democrats in Disarray
With Just Days to the Midterms, Russiagate Is MIA Aaron Maté, The Nation
Big Brother Is Watching You Watch
Who is Your Therapy App Working For? Balkinization
Realignment and Legitimacy
Is This Worse Than ’68? Patrick Buchanan, The American Conservative
From Backwaters to Major Policymakers: Policy Polarization in the States, 1970–2014 Perspectives on Politics
Energy Giants Choose Nuclear Option in Election’s Biggest Fight Over Fossil Fuel Capital & Main. Colorado’s Amendment 74 would nullify Proposition 112 “which would require new drilling operations to be set further away from occupied buildings or water sources.” Both are on the ballot!
Income Inequality’s Most Disturbing Side Effect: Homicide Scientific American
Italy’s Beloved Moka Pots Are in Danger of Going Extinct Grub Street (J-LS).
Naomi Watts to star in Game of Thrones prequel series Guardian (Furzy Mouse). Martin is the series “co-creator.” Shouldn’t he be spending his time finishing his book?
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