Koch network ‘piggy banks’ closed until Republicans pass health and tax reform

What I am reading: ‘There is urgency’ on healthcare reform said Tim Phillips, who leads Koch network’s political arm, Americans for Prosperity.Photograph: Andrew Harnik/AP At a…, Koch network ‘piggy banks’ closed until Republicans pass health and tax reform, http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/jun/26/koch-network-piggy-banks-closed-republicans-healthcare-tax-reform, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

Opinion | Samantha Power: Why Foreign Propaganda Is More Dangerous Now

What I am reading: Who did what to influence last year’s presidential election in the United States? George Washington in 1796 urged the American people “to be constantly awake”…, Opinion | Samantha Power: Why Foreign Propaganda Is More Dangerous Now, https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/19/opinion/samantha-power-propaganda-fake-news.html, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

Goldman Sachs announces a change in strategy

What I am reading: IT IS not easy to feel pity for Goldman Sachs. Its alumni lord it in pivotal government positions around the world; from every prestigious business school,…, Goldman Sachs announces a change in strategy, https://www.economist.com/news/finance-and-economics/21728890-it-wants-be-more-normal-bank-goldman-sachs-announces-change-strategy, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

Love the Club. Loathe the American Owner.

What I am reading: Arsenal fans have grumbled for years about the stewardship of the club under its American owner, Stan Kroenke. Ian Kington/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images…, Love the Club. Loathe the American Owner., https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/16/sports/soccer/premier-league-american-owners.html, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

Border Cellphone Searches Targeted in New Lawsuit

What I am reading: A diverse group that includes an artist, an engineer, a journalist and a limousine driver is challenging the U.S. government’s power to search smartphones at…, Border Cellphone Searches Targeted in New Lawsuit, https://www.wsj.com/articles/border-cellphone-searches-targeted-in-new-lawsuit-1505319966, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

Top White House Official to Discuss Climate Change at U.N.

What I am reading: Gary D. Cohn, director of the National Economic Council, at the White House last week. Mr. Cohn is convening a meeting of climate and energy ministers from…, Top White House Official to Discuss Climate Change at U.N., https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/12/climate/trump-adviser-gary-cohn-un-climate-change-meeting.html, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

Starting Fires to Unearth How Neanderthals Made Glue

What I am reading: Neanderthals seem stuck with unflattering reputations. The entire species of early human ancestors has long been reduced to a pejorative for describing someone…, Starting Fires to Unearth How Neanderthals Made Glue, https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/07/science/neanderthals-tar-glue.html, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,