Tuesday, September 20, 2016

READING FOR THE WEEK (Sept. 20, 2016)

Video released in Terence Crutcher's killing by Tulsa police (NY Times).

Dakota Access Pipeline company attacks native Americans with dogs and pepper spray (Truth Out).

The most sexist and anti gay places in America, according to Twitter (Takepart).

This temperature timeline of earth shows exactly how nonsensical climate-change deniers really are (IFL Science).

Virginia Republicans' essentially racist project (Washington Post).

North Korea bans sarcasm because Kim Jong-un fears people only agree with him 'ironically' (Independent).

Latinos for Trump founder: Hispanics "are a primitive and underdeveloped culture" (Vox).

Police accidentally record themselves conspiring to fabricate criminal charges against protester (ACLU).

A sex toy lawsuit highlights privacy concerns around 'smart' dildos (Motherboard).

Donald Trump used $258,000 from his charity to settle legal problems (Washington Post).

"The making of Donald Trump": David Cay Johnston on Trump's ties to the mob and drug traffickers (Truth Out).

Trump's history of corruption  is mind-boggling. So why is Clinton supposedly the corrupt one (Washington Post)?

A neuroscientist explains what may be wrong with Trump supporters' brains (Raw Story).

Mark Cuban offers to give $10 million to charity if Trump can explain his own policies (Huffington Post).

State attorneys general who dropped Trump University fraud inquiries subsequently got Trump donations (Vox).

Paul Krugman destroys the media myth that Trump voters have economic anxiety: It's about race (Raw Story).

Pervasive sham deals at Wells Fargo, and no one noticed (NY Times)?

Wells Fargo exec who headed phony accounts unit collected $125 million (Fortune).

'You should resign': Watch Sen. Elizabeth Warren grill Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf (NPR).

And now, a case of really bad Republican timing (Washington Post).

Half-million Iraqis died in the war, new study says (NatGeo).

The geography of U.S. inequality (NY Times).

Settle into 10 of the most beautiful libraries on earth (Wired)

Funny ... News anchors lose it after painful interview with Ryan Lochte (YouTubeSunnyskyz).

- Mark

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