Glenn Greenwald and Naomi Klein discuss the Podesta leaks. If the powerful give up their right to privacy, who counts as powerful, and who gets to decide?
Jay Livingston looks at Trump's support among religious conservatives and coins the term motivated morality: "It’s like 'motivated perception' – unconsciously adjusting your perceptions so that the facts fit with your ideology. But with motivated morality, you change your moral judgments."
Heidegger was super Nazi after all. Surprise.
Harper's covers the US involvement in Yemen: "aiding and abetting the Saudi slaughter." The US does not want to lose the Saudis as an ally. But the Saudis are furious about the rapprochement with Iran. And so the US helps them murder hundreds of innocent Yemenis. Someone at the White House must've done a cost-benefit analysis. Puzzling.