Our Finite World
NYT. Good to know pharma’s dirty all the way through, not just the Brands.
New York Magazine. Interesting. If enormous global monopolies don’t have to show a profit, how do the locals ever compete?
The South African
Sarah Kliff, Vox
Julia Ward Howe, Plough
At the Venezuelan embassy in Washington, DC:
Full video available here:
— Roger Waters (@rogerwaters)
AP. “Publicly available satellite images of the area taken Sunday showed no smoke or fire.”
It Defense One
Foreign Policy. “By overturning an election in Istanbul, he may have triggered a Turkish Spring.”
HuffPo. And no doubt would have provided question wording and a time-line, too, given the calendar 🦄🦄🦄.
Jack Goldsmith, and Benjamin Wittes, Lawfare
The New Yorker
. NYT. Paragraph eight: “In January, The Times announced a joint venture with Verizon to build a 5G journalism lab.”
Vox. Chained CPI?
Federal News Radio
Our Famously Free Press
2016 Post Mortem
Eschaton. As I’ve been saying, when the rules you understood going in say you win by putting points on the board, you don’t get to claim you really won because you racked up more yardage (say, in California but not Wisconsin).
Boeing 737 MAX
FT. “‘I think our leader has done a really good job in keeping the company focused on delivering a fix to our part of this issue, and also to begin planning for long-term changes which I think are going to be quite far reaching and not just for Boeing but for the industry at large,’ [David Calhoun, lead independent director on Boeing’s] board told the Financial Times in an interview.”
Imperial Collapse Watch
Andrew Cockburn, Harpers (KW). Well worth a read.
(PDF) Will Irwin, Joint Special Operations University Press. Page 2: “Joint doctrine defines a resistance movement as an ‘organized effort by some portion of the civil population of a country to resist the legally established government or an occupying power and to disrupt civil order and stability.'” Hmm. .
The American Conservative
Globe and Mail (eg).
Antidote du Jour ():
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.