Corporate zombies: Anatomy and life cycle Bank of International Settlements. “We find a rise in the share of zombie firms from 4% in the late 1980s to 15% in 2017.” I thought the whole point of being a zombie was not to have a life cycle. Apparently not!
Court rules NSA phone snooping illegal — after 7-year delay Politico. So pardon Snowden?
Doorbell Cameras Like Ring Give Early Warning Of Police Searches, FBI Warned The Intercept. “Hey Alexa, flush the stash.”
The Trouble with Disparity Adolph Reed, nonsite.org
The Privileged Have Entered Their Escape PodsDouglas Rushkoff, OneZero (JB). Anybody think the Zong Massacre won’t repeat itself, as Musk heaves the “cargo” out of Starship‘s airlocks for the insurance money?
“All of a Sudden a Lot of These Families Wanted a Yard”: How the Pandemic Gold Rush Is Remaking the Housing Market Vanity Fair. The pandemic is treating some people very, very well. None of them “essential.”
IT'S A MINEFIELD: The resource has been released just weeks after former federal public servant Josh Krook spoke out about censorship in the public service.