‘Brexit’ wins: Daily Bullshit, June 24, 2016 (5th update)

It appears the ‘Brexit’ news rush has now subsided. This is probably the final update for today and there are no new ‘Brexit’ stories included.


Brexit

If you ever want to understand how the neoliberal world order is enforced, consider the following paragraph:

Many analysts predicted Britain would soon fall into recession as businesses withhold investment and wary households rein in spending until a new fiscal order is established. S&P warned that it could downgrade Britain’s credit rating “by more than one notch” in the wake of the vote.[1]

Paul J. Davies, “The Real Reason ‘Brexit’ Has World on Edge,” Wall Street Journal, June 23, 2016, http://www.wsj.com/articles/the-real-reason-brexit-has-world-on-edge-1466659805

Ylan Q. Mui, Brian Murphy, and Emily Rauhala, “Pound takes a beating, markets in tailspin after British vote to exit E.U.,” Washington Post, June 23, 2016, https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/pound-plummets-on-brexit-fears-asia-opens-up/2016/06/23/820cd642-397d-11e6-af02-1df55f0c77ff_story.html

Anne Applebaum, “Britain’s decision to leave the E.U. is a warning to America, Washington Post, June 24, 2016, https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/global-opinions/after-brexit-what-will-and-wont-happen/2016/06/24/c9f7a2f6-39f1-11e6-8f7c-d4c723a2becb_story.html

John T. Bennett, “Brexit Decision Deals Another Blow to Obama,” Congressional Quarterly Roll Call, June 24, 2016, http://www.rollcall.com/news/brexit-decision-deals-another-blow-obama

Mike Bird, Georgi Kantchev, and Riva Gold, “Pound Plunges on U.K. Vote to Leave EU,” Wall Street Journal, June 24, 2016, http://www.wsj.com/articles/pound-plunges-on-u-k-vote-to-leave-eu-1466753711

British Broadcasting Corporation, “Brexit: David Cameron to quit after UK votes to leave EU,” June 24, 2016, http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-36615028

Chris Cottrell, “Merkel calls Brexit ‘a watershed for Europe,'” Deutschewelle, June 24, 2016, http://www.dw.com/en/merkel-calls-brexit-a-watershed-for-europe/a-19351720

Josie Cox and Giles Turner, “Traders React to Brexit Vote,” Wall Street Journal, June 24, 2016, https://city.wsj.com/stories/53cb4b01-3826-4bc6-9451-332d9a4efda6.redirect

Economist, “How to minimise the damage of Britain’s senseless, self-inflicted blow,” June 24, 2016, http://www.economist.com/news/leaders/21701265-how-minimise-damage-britains-senseless-self-inflicted-blow-tragic-split

Riva Gold and Mike Bird, “Dow Industrials Tumble After ‘Brexit’ Vote,” Wall Street Journal, June 24, 2016, http://www.wsj.com/articles/pound-plunges-on-u-k-vote-to-leave-eu-1466753711

Ivana Kottasova, “The pound is crashing on U.K. vote for Brexit,” CNN, June 24, 2016, http://money.cnn.com/2016/06/24/investing/pound-crash-eu-referendum/index.html

Timothy B. Lee, “Brexit: Britain just voted to leave the EU,” Vox, June 24, 2016, http://www.vox.com/2016/6/24/12012930/brexit-britain-votes-leave

James McAuley, “Scottish leader vows to seek second independence referendum,” Washington Post, June 24, 2016, https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/europe/after-brexit-the-uk-could-disintegrate/2016/06/24/5e7d2b03-81b4-4149-a138-8bd11953281c_story.html

Simone McCarthy, “Morning after Brexit, Scotland and N. Ireland reconsider ties to Britain,” Christian Science Monitor, June 24, 2016, http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Global-News/2016/0624/Morning-after-Brexit-Scotland-and-N.-Ireland-reconsider-ties-to-Britain

Jethro Mullen, Ivana Kottasova, and Patrick Gillespie, “Dow plunges over 600 points as U.K. ‘earthquake’ crushes global markets,” CNN, June 24, 2016, http://money.cnn.com/2016/06/23/investing/eu-referendum-markets/index.html

Jim Puzzanghera and Don Lee, “Stock market plunges but ‘Brexit’ unlikely to spark a U.S. recession,” Los Angeles Times, June 24, 2016, http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-brexit-economic-impact-20160624-snap-story.html

Joseph J. Schatz and Ben White, “British voters just unleashed an economic and political tsunami,” Politico, June 24, 2016, http://www.politico.com/story/2016/06/british-voters-just-unleashed-an-economic-and-political-tsunami-224755

Ian Talley, “‘Brexit’ Expected to Rattle U.S. Economy, Shake Its Influence,” Wall Street Journal, June 24, 2016, http://www.wsj.com/articles/brexit-expected-to-rattle-u-s-economy-shake-its-influence-1466741275

Jonathan Turley, “BREXIT: Cameron Announces Resignation As Brits Reject Obama’s Dire Warnings,” June 24, 2016, https://jonathanturley.org/2016/06/24/brexit-cameron-announces-resignation-as-brits-reject-obamas-dire-warnings/

Volker Wagener, “‘Berlin’s austerity policies have lost a big supporter,'” Deutschewelle, June 24, 2016, http://www.dw.com/en/berlins-austerity-policies-have-lost-a-big-supporter/a-19352037

Wall Street Journal, “Investors Look for Potential Bargains Following Brexit Vote,” June 24, 2016, https://city.wsj.com/stories/1f4f8c07-2338-489c-affc-fd9da1f4d176.redirect

Griff Witte, Karla Adam, and Dan Balz, “Britain shocks world, breaks with European Union; British leader steps down,” Washington Post, June 24, 2016, https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/europe/britain-shocks-the-world-by-voting-to-leave-the-european-union/2016/06/24/3d100f4e-3998-11e6-af02-1df55f0c77ff_story.html


Ride-sharing

Caroline O’Donovan and Jeremy Singer-Vine, “Uber Data And Leaked Docs Provide A Look At How Much Uber Drivers Make,” Buzzfeed, June 22, 2016, https://www.buzzfeed.com/carolineodonovan/internal-uber-driver-pay-numbers


Hillary Clinton

Michael Biesecker, “Clinton failed to hand over key email to State Department,” Minneapolis Star-Tribune, July 24, 2016, http://www.startribune.com/clinton-failed-to-hand-over-key-email-to-state-department/384235951/

Jonathan Turley, “New Evidence Indicates Multiple Hacking Attempts and the Disabling Of Security Protections For Clinton Server,” June 24, 2016, https://jonathanturley.org/2016/06/24/new-evidence-indicates-multiple-hacking-attempts-and-the-disabling-of-security-protections-for-clinton-server/


For-profit schools

Jennifer C. Kerr and Collin Binkley, “Panel votes against accreditor of for-profit colleges,” Minneapolis Star-Tribune, June 24, 2016, http://www.startribune.com/panel-votes-against-accreditor-of-for-profit-colleges/384237391/


Donald Trump

Kyle Cheney, “Politico delegate survey: Dump Trump lacks the votes,” Politico, June 24, 2016, http://www.politico.com/story/2016/06/politico-delegate-survey-dump-trump-unwelcome-in-cleveland-224796


Star Trek: Axanar

Jonathan Lane, “Fan Film Friday – Want to send a loud message to CBS?” Axanar Productions, June 24, 2016, http://www.axanarproductions.com/fan-film-friday-want-to-send-a-loud-message-to-cbs/

  1. [1]Ylan Q. Mui, Brian Murphy, and Emily Rauhala, “Pound takes a beating, markets in tailspin after British vote to exit E.U.,” Washington Post, June 23, 2016, https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/pound-plummets-on-brexit-fears-asia-opens-up/2016/06/23/820cd642-397d-11e6-af02-1df55f0c77ff_story.html

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