? openDemocracy. On the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s assassination.
TechXplore (David L)
New Cold War
So remember how we were just discussing how absolutely certain the UK government is that the Skripals were attacked by Russia? And how that certainty was the basis for the worldwide expulsion of Russian diplomats, a major cold war escalation? About that…
— Caitlin Johnstone (@caitoz)
From Politico’s daily Europe e-mail:
SALISBURY LATEST: The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) will gather today in The Hague for an extraordinary meeting called by Russia over the Salisbury nerve agent attack.
Craig Murray (Chuck L)
Defend Democracy (furzy)
Imperial Collapse Watch
Big Brother is Watching You Watch
Vivek Wadhwa (David L)
Associated Press. This is news? After we eavesdropped on Angela Merkel’s cell phone?
MIT Technology Review (David L)
Washington Post (Kevin W). Note that polls show public disapproval of the tariffs.
The Hill (allan)
UCOMM (Jeff N)
Bloomberg. David F proposes a new “mais bien sûr” category….
Black Injustice Tipping Point
Jackson Free Press
SF Gate. Wonder if she depended on her YouTube videos for income.
From Dana D: “Jack Ganssle is a programmer who likes to point out bone-headed programming mistakes. From :
…spent a night in a “Hub by Premier Inn” hotel in London. The room, though small, was very high-tech, and sort of felt like being in a spaceship. The hotel has a very innovative design and cleverly uses limited space. All room functions are controlled by a bedstead switch panel. The next morning, as is my wont, I got up early. The panel had crashed. I couldn’t turn any lights on. Reception had to reboot the room.
And a picture from his flight back:
Bloomberg (Kevin W)
Wolf Richter (EM)
Business Insider (Dr. Kevin)
Cory Robin (Randy K)
— Occupy Wall Street (@OccupyWallStNYC)
Runaway Inequality. UserFriendly: “Long video but good intro for newbies. Pins a lot of it on stock buybacks.”
Thomas Piketty (Brad DeLong via flora) and Salon (UserFriendly)
Levy Economics Institute (Chuck L)
Antidote du jour (Tracie H):
Late to post this bonus antidote from AFXH:
Incredible. From the Kruger National Park page:
“We were following a lioness carrying her cub for around 2kms when we could see she was getting really tired. Suddenly, an elephant showed up and looked as if it was wanting to help the tired lioness!“
— Yashar Ali 🐘 (@yashar)
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.