On a Wing and a Song—Bats Belt Out High-Pitched Tunes to Woo Mates Scientific American
Vollgeld defeat comes as a relief to central bankers FT. Speaking of bats…
Malady mongers: How drug companies sell treatments by inventing diseases Yahoo News
Daimler Trucks lowers expectations on self-driving tech FT. Note: “Mr Musk told shareholders last week that “fully-enhanced self-driving” in its passenger cars would be available in a couple of months.” Wrong. Musk tweeted “we will begin to enable full self-driving ,” whatever that means.
Domino’s Pizza unveils U.S. infrastructure project filling potholes Yahoo Finance. Oh for pity’s sake.
Trump and Kim sign ‘comprehensive’ document to end summit The Hill. “[T]he contents of which remain unknown.” Frankly, I’m surprised Bolton allowed anything to be signed.
Trump-Kim summit: Two leaders promise to forge a new partnership WaPo
Commentary: Make DPRK-U.S. summit starting point for nuclear-free, peaceful peninsula Xinhua
Feature: North Korea peace deal could reshape Russian gas export priorities S&P Global
Why Do Democrats Want to Sabotage North Korea Talks? Counterpunch (EM).
Trump’s unlikely allies on North Korea talks — progressive Democrats McClatchy
In pictures: Donald Trump meets Kim Jong Un FT
From Little Rocket Man to denuclearization: A timeline of US-North Korea relations under Kim Jong Un Deutsche Welle
Tearful Rodman claims vindication for Kim ties Agence France Presse. While hawking his coin operation his T-shirt, I am sad to say.
The Hard Part for Trump: Making North Korea Keep Its Summit Promises WSJ. And vice versa, surely, given that the United States is not agreement-capable.
This Is Bigger Than a Meeting With Kim Jong Un Defense One
Trump’s Creative Destruction of the International Order Foreign Policy
Donald Trump’s New World Order The New Yorker
US opens new $255m de facto embassy in Taiwan FT
China’s Undocumented Filipino Housekeepers Eke Out Risky Living Sixth Tone
Andhra Pradesh to become India’s first Zero Budget Natural Farming state UN Environment
New Cold War
There’s actually lots of evidence of Trump-Russia collusion Matthew Yglesias, Vox
Soft Power Irrussianality
Kudlow hospitalized for heart attack, Trump tweets ahead of Kim summit CNN
GOP scolds Trump team for feud with Canada Politico
G7: the most honest summit – ever! The Interpreter. From the heart of the Australian national security establishment….
Sessions: Victims of domestic violence will not qualify for asylum Axios
Mick Mulvaney changed the CFPB’s sign to BCFP Vox
Judge in Emoluments Case Questions Defense of Trump’s Hotel Profits NYT
Democrats in Disarray
Bernie Sanders was right, and Democrats are running on his message. But will the party listen? NBC. Some Democrats.
City must pay at least $1B to fix NYCHA nightmare after feds cite Daily News reports exposing the agency’s lies on housing conditions NY Daily News
Supreme Court’s conservative justices uphold Ohio’s voter purge system Vox
Washington State Is Now the Only Place in America with Net Neutrality Vice
Net Neutrality Loss Could Rekindle ISP Alternatives for Internet Access Scientific American. If only one of them could serve Yves’ apartment!
How Net Neutrality Actually Ended Long Before This Week NYT
‘More independent rural hospitals will seek some type of affiliation with a larger hospital.’ Modern Health Care
Farmers already at higher risk of suicide face pressure from tariffs MPR News
Police State Watch
Police framed a teen for four burglaries so chief could tout perfect clearance rate, prosecutors say Washington Post
New York Gang Database Expanded by 70 Percent Under Mayor Bill de Blasio The Intercept
Imperial Collapse Watch
Army to issue updated chemical protective suits for toxic command climates Duffel Blog
Worker testifies that Tesla stopped him from organizing union Reuters
Seattle City Council to consider repeal of head tax less than a month after approving it Seattle Times. That was fast.
A Tale Of Two Tonys The American Conservative
Before Colin Kaepernick, There Was Eartha Kitt Medium (GF). GF: “I hadn’t heard this story before even though I was part of the protest generation in 1968. It is amazing!”
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See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.