NOAA spots massive hurricane over Tehran Duffelblog
Idleness The Point
The World War I Battle That Changed the World Forever American Conservative
Google is banning ads for quack cures after years of profiting from them MIT Technology Review
Our Famously Free Press
Democracy Dies From Bad Fact-Checking The Nation
The Rights of Guns New York Review of Books Garry Wills
Boeing 737 MAX
WeWork Goes From Hot to Not as Dream Value Plunges $45 Billion Bloomberg (The Rev Kev)
Big Brother IS Watching You Watch
SECRET TERRORISM WATCHLIST FOUND UNCONSTITUTIONAL IN HISTORIC DECISION The Intercept (The Rev Kev)
MIT Media Lab founder: Taking Jeffrey Epstein’s money was justified MIT Technology Review
How an Élite University Research Center Concealed Its Relationship with Jeffrey Epstein New Yorker. Ronan Farrow. Wowsers.
Update: after our story last night on MIT Media Lab’s dealings with Jeffrey Epstein, Joi Ito, the lab’s director, resigned, and MIT’s President announced an independent investigation: https://t.co/KTdYdCbZ6u pic.twitter.com/Ad83z0k80v
— Ronan Farrow (@RonanFarrow) 7 September 2019
From NYT top spokeswoman Eileen Murphy at 530p (minutes after my live conversation on topic)
“Today Joichi Ito resigned from The New York Times Company Board of Directors, effective immediately.”
— David Folkenflik (@davidfolkenflik) 7 September 2019
“Universities are sacred institutions. We can no longer let them be turned into drive-through reputational laundromats for rich scoundrels.” https://t.co/moGNubwuHK
— Anand Giridharadas (@AnandWrites) 8 September 2019
The Human Cost of a Cheap Manicure Teen Vogue
Strike with the Band The Baffler. Kate Wagner.
Universal Basic Income + Automation + Plutocracy = Dystopia Caitlin Johnstone
Hong Kong's grandpa protesters speak softly but carry a stick — @AFP
Grandpa Wong, 85, and Grandpa Chan, 73, are regulars at Hong Kong's protests.
— Jerome Taylor (@JeromeTaylor) 8 September 2019
#Exclusive: 1 of HK's last neutral forces – Justices of the Peace – barred from visiting Sun Uk Ling holding centre, following allegations of mistreatment of #antielab protesters. 1 arrested on Aug 31 said his only call to lawyer is 40 hrs into detainment. https://t.co/xVSWpi7ZRf
— Lok. (@sumlokkei) 8 September 2019
Brexit: leaving it too late? EUReferendum.com
Air Force crew made an odd stop on a routine trip: Trump’s Scottish resort Politico (The Rev Kev)
National Weather Service workers are ‘disgusted’ at their NOAA bosses for ‘throwing them under the bus’ and backing Trump’s claim that Hurricane Dorian WAS headed for Alabama as ‘Sharpiegate’ rumbles on Daily Mail
16 of our readers’ funniest responses to Trump’s Sharpie-marked hurricane-warning map Good. Moi: Please take a look. Some of these are very funny. My favorite: Donald Trump plays darts.
BABY BEAR FOUND NAPPING IN HOTEL BATHROOM Independent