Tuesday, February 28, 2017

The Amazon S3 Outage Is What Happens When One Site Hosts Too Much of the Internet

Female engineer sues Tesla

Shell's 1991 warning: climate changing ‘at faster rate than at any time since end of ice age’

Move to Ease the Pressures on Aging Dams

Bangladesh Weakens Longstanding Law Against Underage Marriage

U.N. Human Rights Experts Unite to Condemn China Over Expulsions of Tibetans -

Why Ezra Pound was the most difficult man of the twentieth century

Blowout in the Gulf

Justice Dept. Drops a Key Objection to a Texas Voter ID Law

‘What Do You Think Is the Most Important Problem Facing This Country Today?’

In Defense of Cultural Criticism in Trump’s America

Financiers Fight Over the American Dream

Uber executive resigns after failing to disclose prior sexual harassment claim

Meeting in secret: The outcast wives of India

John Major's double warning for Theresa May

Monday, February 27, 2017

How to See Japan's Cherry Blossoms

SpaceX to send two people around the moon who paid for a 2018 mission

Mischaracterizations, Misrepresentations and Lies

Life Span of South Korean Women Is Headed Toward 90

Time to Restart That Old Capitalism Death Watch

As Wall Street Thrives, America's Little Guy Chokes on Paperwork

'Angry white men':

'Angry white men': the sociologist who studied Trump's base before Trump | World news | The Guardian
Why is it funny that a swastika,  from India,  gets mixed up with a  Hebrew ritual,  to represent white individuals who have only limited amounts to do with either?

Misogynoir:

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The Bond Market Is Calling

The Bond Market Is Calling Yellen’s March Rate Hike Bluff - Bloomberg




















The bond  traders want money cheap so they can corral the poor into renting not buying.  it is an old problem -  do not let the bond market be dominated by a faction.

The Dishearteningly Safe 2017 Oscars

Woman deported to Singapore despite 27-year marriage

The old British tactic of divide and rule

Listening to Ordinary Russians by Drawing Them One by One

In ‘Walden’ Video Game, the Challenge Is Stillness

Cardinal Desmond Connell, Dublin Archbishop During Abuse Scandal, Dies at 90

Sunday, February 26, 2017

Best Pancakes to Make for Fat Tuesday

'Bityuan' Won't Kill China's Banks. Yet

London Stock Exchange/Deutsche Boerse merger in doubt

How the humble town hall became a battle arena for the Trump resistance

Trumpcare vs. Obamacare

Trumpcare vs. Obamacare - The New Yorker
He is still cross-vigilante, and be so.

Why De Blasio Might as Well Be Running Unopposed

Trump to Ask for Sharp Increases in Military Spending

Return of the Prophet: Baldwin in the 21st Century

New York’s Vast Flop

Death in the School-Room

looking into the black hole at the heart of the Milky Way

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Using VX Nerve Agent to Kill Kim Jong Nam Crossed a “Red Line”

Unreconciled: Poems 1991-2013

Harriet Tubman’s Path to Freedom

Perez Elected Democratic Chairman as Party Seeks New Direction

Trump, Putin, and the New Cold War

Trump, Putin, and the New Cold War - The New Yorker
It's sequel - and it is dying at the box office.

'I was naive': after losing healthcare battle, factory workers fear next blow

Amazon Deforestation, Once Tamed, Comes Roaring Back

They finally found someone worse than economists to run things.