Economic Times. Alas, handmarked paper ballots, handcounted in public, has yet to catch on as the universal global voting standard. And even India- which achieves far higher rates of voter participation than does the US, for example – uses machines, albeit simple ones, claimed to be unhackable (although there are concerns….)
Tech Explore (chuck l)
New York magazine
New Yorker (david l)
Guardian (martha r)
BuzzFeed (david l)
Bloomberg (martha r)
Times of India. Voting will occur in seven phases, beginning on 11th April and continuing through 19th May. All votes will be counted on 23rd May and results announced immediately thereafter.
Asia Times. Pepe Escobar.
Asia Times (re Silc)
Intercept (pretzelattack). Glenn Greenwald. Hoisted from comments.
Reuters. re Silc: “ cyber coup.”
Imperial Collapse Watch
Bretibart (The Rev Kev) Yes, I know, Breitbart, but….Read it and make up your own mind.
Daily Telegraph (The Rev Kev) Blair does not get that “customs union” does not solve trade issues for UK. Only being in the Single Market = frictionless trade. A mere “customs union” = physiosanitary and other checks. See border controls w/ Turkey, which is in a customs union with the EU.
Big Brother IS Watching You Watch
Forbes (david l)
Mashable (david l)
Gizmodo (PD). Moi: Today’s must read. Who would want such a set-up? Then again, I suppose, I’m not the target market. I’ve yet to acquire a smartphone.
New Cold War
Atlantic (re Silc)
Gateway Pundit (chuck l)
ABC News (martha r)
Realignment and Legitimacy
New Republic (re Silc)
Daily Sabah (furzy)
Guardian (The Rev Kev)
Atlantic (re Silc)
The Advocate (martha r)
slate (re Silc)
Bloomberg. re Silc: “after the dnc jams biden down our throats, she will be ready after pres. tom cotton in 2028.”
Argus Leader (martha r)
Intercept. re Silc: “taliban 3.0 can beat them again.”
Daily Beast (re Silc)
Antidote du Jour (. Jerri-Lynn here. This photo of one of my favorite birds shouldn’t be difficult to identify: what a photo!
See yesterdays Links and Antidote du Jour here.