Scientific American ().
Zócalo Public Square
CBC. Gee, I wonder who’ll get the contract to operate it. Justin Trudeau wears cute socks tho.
World Economic Forum
Reuters. Facebook scooters! Facebook juicers!
CNN. What passes for a big story these days….
NY Daily News. Bad governance no matter where you look.
Bloomberg. With handy map of oil chokepoints.
FT. Bonds rally. An hour is a long time in Italian politics.
Guardian. Yves: “This is just silly. You can’t do a referendum in a year, a year is too late.” Soros should regain his mental discipline by taking up betting again instead of issuing pronouncements. And if he’s talking his book, shame on him.
New Cold War
Carnegie Moscow Center
Paul Craig Roberts. With shout-out to Michael Hudson. Well worth a read.
Jonathan Turley, The Hill
CNN and Jacobin. The latest moral panic.
Big Brother Is Watching You Watch
FT. Great. Maybe they’ll spend some money to decrapify it lol.
Realignment and Legitimacy
. : “It was obvious the invasion of Iraq and the loss of millions of homes would lead to chaos. Now idiots at Yale call themselves scholars of totalitarianism and publish this cr*p?”
Bruce Fein, The American Conservative
Our Famously Free Press
Committee of Protect Journalists
Black Injustice Tipping Point
High Country News (GF). A tour of Portland, well worth a read.
NYT. A question that answers itself, once asked.
The Cut. “‘That’s what they do in , is meals,’ said [11 Howard concierge Neffatari Davis].”
David Graeber, LinkedIn (!).
NYT. I’ve been mulling intersectionality again, and I’m not sure headlines like this don’t contain a category error.
Grassroots Economic Organizing ().
NEJM. “From the survey data, we estimated a mortality rate of 14.3 deaths (95% confidence interval [CI], 9.8 to 18.9) per 1 persons from September 20 through December 31, 2017. This rate yielded a total of during this period (95% CI, 793 to 8498), equivalent to a 62% increase in the mortality rate as compared with the same period in 2016. However, this number is likely to be an underestimate because of survivor bias. The mortality rate remained high through the end of December 2017, and one third of the deaths were attributed to delayed or interrupted health care.”
LRB. Grenfell Tower; LRB has devoted its entire issue to this story, rather like The New Yorker did for Hiroshima.
Antidote du jour ():
Bonus Antidote (DK):
Fennec stole your egg. He doesn’t know what to do with it
— 壊れたサーフト (@SawftFox)
DK: “Oligarch has money, doesn’t really know what to do with it, but won’t give it up.”
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.