- (The Paris Review) A Brief History of Red: How Artists Made the Elusive Color (The Paris Review) Looking at very old recipes for artists' pigments. Get your chemistry and history geeks on.
- A Corporate Defender at Heart, Former SEC Chair Mary Jo White Returns to Her Happy Place (The Intercept) She left the law firm Debevoise & Plimpton when she took over the SEC, and now she is back there despite her statements on her ethics forms, and no doubt defending Wall Street wrongdoing.
- Robert Mugabe: Give Donald Trump a chance (BBC) I got nothing to add here.
- Trump's Repeal of Anti-Corruption Measure Proves He's a Fake (Rolling Stone) Taibbi. Go read.
- The Surprising Reason This Scientist Wants to Resurrect the Woolly Mammoth (NBC News) The scientist is arguing that it's a desperation move to fight anthropogenic climate change.
- How Colleges Lost Billions to Hedge Funds in 2016 (The Chronicle of Higher Education) Cliff Notes version: Low performance and exorbitant fees.
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