South China Morning Post
Yale Law Journal. “[C]urrent doctrine underappreciates the risk of predatory pricing and how integration across distinct business lines may prove anticompetitive. These concerns are heightened in the context of online platforms….”
Wolf Street (EM).
BBC. Dickens would recognize this, or .
Then again, “facts on the ground”…. Thread (CL):
1/ Trump says US will leave Syria soon but here in Manbij I visited front &saw how US soldiers for 1st time established fixed position near front, opposite Turkey backed forces. US flag on top of roof for Turks to see.
Here my story in Arabic. Will tweet details in English. 👇
— Jenan Moussa (@jenanmoussa)
(The source is a roving reporter for )
Nikkei Asian Review. Project delays, worries about debt, sovereignty concerns.
New Cold War
NYT. Plot twist.
Le Monde Diplomatique
Robert Service, Foreign Policy
Federal News Radio
New Statesman. “Let’s state the bleedin’ obvious. Soon Britain will hold a general election in which Jeremy Corbyn could become prime minister. Anybody who thinks SCL/CA would have no skin in that game is naive.” ( is Cambridge Analytica’s parent company.)
LRB. The neoliberal effort to destroy the UK’s NHS continues apace.
Cracked. Not a humor piece. Depending on your sense of humor.
Josh Bivens, Economic Policy Institute. : “Not awful but job creation with a stigmatized guarantee. Not the universal job guarantee that we have in mind. Why pursue this indirect route to full employment when we can pursue a direct route?” Perhaps I’m overly jaded and cynical, but these recommendations look like the “Medicare Extra” of Jobs Guarantees to me.
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WSJ. A “striking piece of graphics journalism” high up on the WSJ masthead.
WSJ (DM). DM writes: “The words ‘wage/s,’ ‘salary/ies,’ and ‘pay’ do not appear until the comments section. E.g., ‘David Soto’: ‘I bet if they raised wages to $25/hr, they’d have applicants lined up out the parking lot.'”
The Atlantic. The Wilmington Massacre. Exceptionally ugly.
Antidote du jour ():
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.