From Donald Trump, Hints of a Campaign Exit Strategy by Maggie Haberman for The New York Times.
Donald Trump has not spent the money or done the organizing necessary for a serious presidential campaign. He has made a stir and had a lot of fun precisely because he did care whether he won or lost. Having gotten a lot of free publicity for the Trump businesses, I think he’ll step aside at some point and try to be the Republican kingmaker.
The Fight for $15 Is Raising Wages. Now It’s Time for Step 2: Unions by David Moberg for In These Times. (Hat tip to Bill Harvey)
Low-wage workers overwhelmingly want the right to organize unions. A lot of them see the Fight for Fifteen movement as their union—a radically different kind than the historic AFL-CIO model.
GOP Probe Into Planned Parenthood Funding Comes Up Empty by Jennifer Bendery for the Huffington Post.
Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, chair of the House Oversight and Governmental Reform Committee, has found no evidence of wrongdoing. He said he’ll keep looking.
What We Lose With a Privatized Postal Service by Katherine McFate for Other Words.
Solar & Wind Reach a Big Renewables Turning Point by Bill Randall for Bloomberg Business. (Hat tip to Bill Harvey)
El Niño could leave 4 million people in Pacific without food or drinking water by Ben Doherty for The Guardian. (Hat tip to my expatriate e-mail pen pal Jack)