Medical Xpress. The damn bugs adapted. Who could have predicted?
Reuters. “‘We are pleased to put behind us these legacy issues regarding claims related to residential mortgage-backed securities activities that occurred more than a decade ago,; Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan said” [vomits].
World Economic Forum
Eureferendum. “Tory! Tory! Tory!”
Brexit Business Insider
Robert RIsk, The Independent
(PDF) Ahsan I. Butt, George Mason University. “I proffer the ‘performative war’ thesis, resting on the concepts of status, reputation, and hierarchy to explain the Iraq war.” On the one hand, this thesis does not give an account of the (PNAC), which supplied Bush with national security apparatchiks and talking heads, as well as the ideological justification for war, but was formed in 1997 and pushed for regime change in Iraq from that date forward. On the other, “performative war” provides a nice rubric under which to fit ‘s lust for war, any war, today, and its thrashing and whinging frustration at not being able to gin one up. Crossed fingers!
Moon of Alabama
The Intercept. So that’s the moon shot their engineers have been working on!
Big Lychee, Various Sectors
The National Interest
Council on Foreign Relations
Business Insider. While over here in the First World, we can’t even replace and cut rail communication on the East Coast in two.
New Cold War
Murray Wass, NYRB. Important, especially given the venue.
The American Conservative
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Express. Seems a little late?
Lyle Denniston Law News (DK).
Los Angeles Times
ProPubica. A reactionary grifter’s creative angle on law enforcement for profit.
Democrats in Disarray
The Nation. Just so long as all content that uses the Cyrillic character set is blocked. You can’t be too careful.
Counterpunch. Includes a nice takedown of vertical farms.
Glen Ford, Black Agenda Report. A reaction to the events described above. I love the part where Facebook takes down accounts that engaged in “coordinated and inauthentic behavior.” Like all of social media? Anyhow, maybe they’re just …
Imperial Collapse Watch
The New Republic
Antidote du Jour ():
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.