Inverse (David L)
Inverse (David L)
ThePointsGuy (David L)
White Wolf (furzy)
Wired. Note that the Financial Times advocated taxing carbon in 2007.
Left Hook (furzy)
TheNextWeb. Kevin W: “This sounds like the time someone tried to have airlines have planes where the seats all faced to the rear of the plane because of safety reasons.”
MinnPost (Chuck L). This seems intuitively obvious, since more body mass means more load on your heart. But I’d rather see all factor death rates rather than look at certain ailments in isolation. Being heavier up to a point is longevity-positive, perhaps because if you get a serious ailment, it’s hard to get enough calories in your system. And I have to say, my mother, who was a bit chunky, took some falls where if she hadn’t been well padded in her hips, she might have broken one.
The Conversation (David L)
MinnPost (Chuck L)
South China Morning Post
Independent (Kevin W)
Spain Report (Chuck L)
YouTube. UserFriendly: “This is really quite a great takedown.”
New Cold War
Irrussianality (Chuck L)
C-SPAN (Kevin W)
Middle East Monitor (UserFriendly)
Big Brother is Watching You Watch
Wall Street Journal (Kevin W). More confirmation that Facebook is utterly untrustworthy.
Wall Street Journal
Read the full tweetstorm:
I give up.
— corey robin (@CoreyRobin)
UserFriendly: “Just shoot me”:
— eve peyser (@evepeyser)
Common Dreams (UserFriendy). As noted yesterday….
Democrats in Disarray. Lambert does point out that the Dems appear to have successfully consolidated around mainstream candidates. However, the generational trend is against them….so can the rebels keep the candle lit long enough?
David Sirota’s wife:
I'm pro choice, pro patient & pro union. I called on Planned Parenthood executives to stop working with the Trump admin to bust Planned Parenthood workers' union. Now, Planned Parenthood execs are spending big money to try to defeat me in the election:
— Emily Sirota (@EmilyForCO)
There is a revolving door between Andrew Cuomo's office and vulture funds keeping Puerto Rico in debt. Under Cuomo's administration, New York remains heavily invested in the very hedge funds that are responsible for and profit from Puerto Rico's rising debt.
— Cynthia Nixon (@CynthiaNixon)
The Hill. UserFriendly: “How does she still have a job?” Moi: She must have the 5×7 glossies on someone.
Amar Bhide, Wall Street Journal
UnDark (Dr. Kevin)
MTOPP. Furzy: “From high rises blocking the sun….”
Roll Call. UserFriendly: “In other painfully obvious news.…”
Minnesota Public Radio News
Economic Policy Institute
Boston Review. Important. UserFriendly: “Nailing neoliberalism to the wall.”
Common Dreams (UserFriendly)
Antidote du jour (Karl W):
And from Tracie H: “A Harbor Cat, if there is such a thing. At San Pedro Harbor (Los Angeles County, California).”
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.