Independent. That cow is an inspiration to us all.
John Authers, FT. “It is far from clear that the investment industry any longer has the skills needed to help the markets in the process of price discovery. Bottom-up stockpicking based on crunching the fundamentals of a company balance sheet is a dying art. It has not been such a useful skill for some time.” Hmm.
OCCRP (Richard Smith).
BBC (Richard Smith).
CBC. Canadian Liberals.
Reuters (Re Silc). Re Silc: “What would McMaster say? He never lies.” And Reuters (Re Silc). Re Silc: “Must be the Niger yellow cake scam again. Where is Judith Miller?” Readers, serious question: Is there anybody who does not understand those short-hand references?
NYT (Re Silc). Re Silc: “It’s a jobs program.”
Le Monde Diplomatique
New Cold War
Sorry to be a bit heavy on this topic, but it’s drowning out everything else. I’ve thrown the topics into three buckets: Warmongering, sometimes hysterical; technical/analytical; and critical:
Defense One. Ka-ching.
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emptywheel. Six undropped shoes?
Foreign Policy. More than Clinton’s $1.4 billion, it seems. If Democrats really want to win, why don’t they just hire these guys?
Nate Silver, FiveThirtyEight. The last paragraph is key.
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Moon of Alabama
Foreign Policy in Focus
NYT (Re Silc).
I'm actually surprised I haven't been indicted. I'm Russian, I was in the U.S. in 2016 and I published columns critical of both Clinton and Trump w/o registering as a foreign agent.
— Leonid Bershidsky (@Bershidsky)
Federal News Radio
Governing. Things are more like they are now than they ever have been before.
Our Famously Free Press
Media Matters. Normally, I don’t link to Media Matters, but this is the best round-up I could find.
9 News. Seems like more than a “brawl’!
In These Times YSDSA.
Hawaii News Now
LRB. “As Judith Butler has argued, the performative is always melancholic, since the performer knows the role they are enacting is no more than skin deep (‘melancholic’ also because of all the other buried and unconsciously grieved sexual lives one might have led).” Or political lives, one might add.
Antidote du jour:
Bonus antidote. Continuing to level up my cat game:
i should've know this was in istanbul
taksim metro cat – 0 fuks given
— Bitchcoin (@SubMedina)
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.