Empire of Meat The Baffler
Answering Questions About Nuclear Power Neurologica Blog (TP).
Hundreds Of U.S. Flights Canceled As GPS-Based Aircraft Navigation System Fails Forbes. From last week, still germane.
Surveillance-savvy Hong Kong protesters go digitally dark Agence France Presse
American Gov’t, NGOs Fuel and Fund Hong Kong Anti-Extradition Protests Mint Press. I’m skeptical on the impact. We can’t even foment a coup in Venezuela; there’s no way we could bring a million people into the streets of Hong Kong.
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Disclose or leave: US bill vows to delist even biggest Chinese players Nikkei Asian Review
Steely Women in a World of Wobbly Men LRB. Maggie Thatcher.
Jeremy Corbyn, “Imperialism”, and Labour’s Antisemitism Problem History Workshop
Memo to Democrats: Stop Talking About Prosecuting Trump Benjamin Wittes, Lawfare
Owned by Prince Charles:
“The Prince of Whales”. Very funny, Donald Trump. Did you do that on porpoise? pic.twitter.com/EbivrOLVLV
— Prince Charles (@Charles_HRH) June 13, 2019
Maybe this will force @jack to add an edit button?
As Democratic voters warm to free trade, White House candidates struggle for positions Reuters (EM: Typical LOL-worthy neolib propaganda, starting with the headline. “‘Democrats have done a poor job making the liberal case for trade,’ said Christina Davis, a professor at Harvard who specializes in trade and foreign relations.” No, four decades of broken promises about the lift-all-boats effects of such policies have done a poor job making the (neo)liberal case for trade).
Warren, Sanders Lead Calls for Immediate Impeachment Hearings After Trump Says He Would Welcome Dirt From Foreign Power in 2020 Common Dreams. Rachel’s moderating the first debate….
Imperial Collapse Watch
Pentagon Fuel Use, Climate Change, and the Costs of War (PDF) Neta C. Crawford, Watson Institute of International and Public Affairs (EJ).
Seniors were sold a risk-free retirement with reverse mortgages. Now they face foreclosure. USA Today. It never ends…
The radical plan to change how Harvard teaches economics Vox (FM). From May, still highly germane.
Change Agent: Gene Sharp’s Neoliberal Nonviolence (Part One) Marcie Smith, Nonsite.org. Today’s must-read.
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