This ex-Detroit football player is vowing to become a nun - Detroit Free Press
Ashes of an industry: A Pennsylvania tradition is dying, one baseball bat at a time - Philadelphia Inquirer
No more cathode ray tubes from China, says Trump Administration - Asia Times
Philadelphia Shipyard Struggles to Survive on Order Drought - Wall Street Journal. Calling Donald Trump....
Billions in U.S. solar projects shelved after Trump panel tariff - Reuters. I guess if your goal is to bail out coal, this is a win. If your goal is to have a sane energy policy, this is idiotic.
When North Dakota Farmers Blew up Partisan Politics - Zocalo Public Square. Nonpartisan League. I knew North Dakota has a State Bank. I didn't realize they have an elevator and flour mill.
The Failed State of Franklin - ThoughtCo
The bishop and the brothels – Wellcome Collection
Farm Bill Targets Food Stamps -- But Not Handouts to Well-Off Farmers – Governing. For Republicans, that is a feature, not a bug.
Lone Star Rising - Fortune. Fracking in the Permian Basin. The avoidance of Peak Oil means we will probably drill until the climate is completely wrecked. It might be a good think I don't have kids.
T. Boone Pickens on Selling the Ranch - Texas Monthly
The preventable tragedy of D’ashon Morris – Dallas Morning News. Think of this when you hear Republicans say they are pro-life.
How Anna Delvey Tricked New York's Party People - The Cut
These Harvard Kids Got The Lesson of Their Lives in the Heartland - New York Post. A noble effort, but I don't know how much can be gleaned by these junkets.
The Strange Case of the Missing Joyce Scholar – New York Times. The line between genius and madness is often blurry.
America’s Largest Private Company Reboots a 153-Year-Old Strategy – Bloomberg