(The Rev Kev)
The New Yorker (MH)
BBC (The Rev Kev)
Big Brother IS Watching You Watch
The Daily Steeple (Judy B)
The Baffler. The deck: “Why are internet companies like Google in bed with cops and spies?” Why indeed?
Columbia Journalism Review
Asia Times. Pepe Escobar.
Guardian (The Rev Kev)
Independent. Patrick Cockburn. From last week, but still germane.
Real News Network. Some good details, if one can see past the embedded assumption that the US needed to “do something” about Syria. US meddling certainly predates Trump.
Sic Semper Tyrannis. Chuck L: “This is not good. Might the F-16 shoot down have been payback for the US attack earlier this week in eastern Syria that allegedly took the lives of several Russian contractors?
“I’m about half way through reading Daniel Ellsberg’s recent memoir . Having paid attention as it unfolded as a supposedly sentient young adult and having read a lot about it since, I thought I knew how close things came to going over the edge. It seems I didn’t.”
Moi: Readers might want to look at the debate in the comments on this piece.
International Business Times
Moon of Alabama
Above the Law
Bloomberg. Michael Lewis.
Times Literary Supplement
Antidote du Jour:
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.