- Photo Gallery: NASA’s Voyager at 40 (Aviation Week) A lovely photo gallery.
- Bosses want capitalism for themselves and feudalism for their workers (Washington Post) On non-compete agreements.
- The Day I Learned White Christians Hate Me (Graysight) The experience of a woman of color about the white evangelical response to police shootings of black man. Read this.
- Flagging Productivity Growth – How Much Is Due to Bad Management? (naked capitalism) There have been other explanations, but they tend to fall apart under close examination. The financialization of the American business does appear to be a reasonable suspect.
- CVS Health Is Sued Over ‘Clawbacks’ of Prescription Drug Co-Pay (Bloomberg) People paid co-pays higher than the retail price of the drug. Our broken healthcare system.
- Gulf Government Gave Secret $20 Million Gift To D.C. Think Tank (The Intercept) UAE, which is torturing people in Yemen, has been funding the Middle East Institute.
- Why Financialized Corporate Governance Works Poorly (Harvard Law School Forum on
Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation) What naked capitalism said above, but with the imprimatur of Harvard.
- Greenland, the land of ice and snow, is burning (Grist) Greenland has brushfires in the summer, but they are massive this year, due largely to “shrubification” caused by anthropogenic climate change.
Here is Woody Allen seizing the moral high ground (odd thing to say these days) in regards to Nazis in Manhattan: