Where does your plastic go? Global investigation reveals America’s dirty secret Guardian. Today’s must-read – a through introduction to a depressing subject. Grab a cup of coffee – but please eschew the disposable cup.
You’re Eating, Drinking and Breathing Microplastics. Now What? Massive Science
Ecuador gives US military permission to use Galapagos island as airfield Independent (anon in so cal). Hoisted from comments.
The Arab spring is still alive openDemocracy
Big Brother IS Watching You Watch
Assange to Face 5-Day Extradition Hearing in February 2020 Consortium News
Banks accused of ‘systematic’ gouging of small customers on FX FT. Quelle surprise.
Credit ratings: old risks and new challenges for financial markets The Conversation
Where Have All the Young Farmers Gone? American Conservative
Can Elizabeth Warren Win Back Trump Country? Vanity Fair
Summer camp is newest front in battle with US measles outbreak Times of Israel
India may trade places with US to ship items to China Economic Times
Trump says supporters might ‘demand’ he serve more than two terms as president Sydney Morning Herald (skippy). Hoisted from comments.
US Attacks Russia’s Power Grid; Trump Kept in Dark Common Dreams For those who missed yesterday’s links on this topic…
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