Dear patient readers,
Links are a bit light at official launch time. Start now and refresh your browsers at 8:00 AM for a full ration.
Intelligent Economist. NC is on the list again!
Financial Times (Li)
New York Times
MinnPost (Chuck L)
thetakeout.com (J-LS). The problem is people probably need to know how to do the Heimlich maneuver in the first place. One of my pet peeves is that everyone should be taught this CPR in high school, and for older people, their first day at a job.
Moon of Alabama (Kevin W)
Gizmodo (Kevin W)
New Matilda (Chuck L)
Daily Mail (Kevin W). Woolworth and Coles are the two big grocery chains.
Caitlin Johnstone (Chuck L)
From Politico’s daily e-mailed newsletter:
EU TRIES TO SAVE IRAN NUCLEAR DEAL: Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will be in Brussels today to meet with EU High Representative Federica Mogherini and European foreign ministers. Expect meetings in the afternoon and evening.
Al Jazeera (Kevin W)
Sic Semper Tyrannis (Chuck L)
Imperial Collapse Watch
Military.com (Kevin W)
Big Brother is Watching You Watch
Bloomberg. Important. Potentially very big damages, and from US courts for a change.
Business Insider (David L). We clearly don’t have the same definition of nice. Or put it another way (and thanks to the state of web search I can’t find the title), a book a few years back on the personal lives of the staff at Buchenwald (or was it Dachau?) found they were “nice” people too.
Wall Street Journal
The Hill. This outrage du jour has momentarily displaced Russia!Russia! and Stormy Daniels. Rest assured, we will be back to our regular programming shortly.
Los Angeles Times
Jalopnik. Kevin W: “That’s two red firetrucks now.”
John Dizard, Financial Times (Li)
Wall Street Journal
Guardian (Paul R)
Life expectancy in the United States vs. peer nations.
— Gabriel Zucman (@gabriel_zucman)
The Fix (Adrien)
Washington Post (Kevin W)
Antidote du jour. A belated Mothers’ Day entry. MGL:
Love this scene, at a distance
A mother moose and her twin newborn offspring rest next to the Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson along the Glenn Highway in May 2017. (Bob Hallinen / ADN) Anchorage Daily News
And a bonus antidote:
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.