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Links 6/18/19

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The League of Entropy Forms To Offer Acts of Public Randomness Duo Dogs’ eyes evolve to appeal to humans BBC Cheddar To The Rescue? UK Company Uses Cheese To Power 4,000 Homes OilPrice Robocalls Are Overwhelming Hospitals and Patients, Threatening a New Kind of Health Crisis Washington Post China? Huawei Says US Ban Hurting More Than Expected, To Wipe Billion Off Revenue Reuters U.S. chipmakers quietly lobby to ease Huawei ban: sources Reuters (resilc) The U.S. Is Purging Chinese Cancer Researchers From Top Institutions Bloomberg (Chuck L) Free speech under fire in India Asia Times Uncertainty over output gap and structural-balance estimates remains elevated Bruegel. More important for the EU than the geeky headline suggests. From coup leaders to con artistry: Juan Guaidó’s gang

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The League of Entropy Forms To Offer Acts of Public Randomness Duo

Dogs’ eyes evolve to appeal to humans BBC

Cheddar To The Rescue? UK Company Uses Cheese To Power 4,000 Homes OilPrice

Robocalls Are Overwhelming Hospitals and Patients, Threatening a New Kind of Health Crisis Washington Post

China?

Huawei Says US Ban Hurting More Than Expected, To Wipe $30 Billion Off Revenue Reuters

U.S. chipmakers quietly lobby to ease Huawei ban: sources Reuters (resilc)

The U.S. Is Purging Chinese Cancer Researchers From Top Institutions Bloomberg (Chuck L)

Free speech under fire in India Asia Times

Uncertainty over output gap and structural-balance estimates remains elevated Bruegel. More important for the EU than the geeky headline suggests.

From coup leaders to con artistry: Juan Guaidó’s gang exposed for massive humanitarian aid fraud Grayzone Project (Chuck L)

Brexit

From Politico’s morning newsletter:

BRUSSELS TO BOJO: YOU’ll CHANGE YOUR TUNE. Seven EU diplomats and officials who spoke to POLITICO offered a sanguine assessment of a Boris Johnson U.K. prime ministership. Johnson will turn out to be more pragmatic than his rhetoric suggests, they reckon. “Once in office he’ll change,” said one EU diplomat. “It’s very different when you have a country in your hands.”

Labour chaos over Brexit deepens as Tom Watson calls for special party conference Telegraph

New Cold War

Russia Expert’s 2017 Prophecy About The Nuclear Threat Of Russiagate Is Coming True Caitlin Johnstone (UserFriendly)

Bookstore politics Irrusianality (Chuck L)

Erdogan sees Russian S-400s delivery starting in July: NTV Al Jazeera (resilc)

Syraqistan

Gulf of Oman: US sends more troops amid tanker tension with Iran BBC

Officials Worldwide Are Skeptical of Claim that Iran Attacked Tankers In Gulf of Oman George Washington

EU warns against blaming Iran for oil tanker attacks DW

Iran To Exceed Some Nuclear Deal Limits Moon of Alabama (Chuck L)

Averting a Disastrous War with Iran American Conservative. Resilc: “Disastrous war is what USA USA does best.”

Accidental cat filter appears on Pakistan official’s briefing Guardian (Bill B)

Solidarity With Glenn Greenwald Jacobin

Big Brother is Watching You Watch

John Pilger: Extradition Process a ‘Very Long Uphill Road’ for Assange Real News

Trump Transition

As promised, Trump slashes aid to Central America over migrants Reuters

Trump: Obama ‘had to know’ of ‘setup’ to block presidential bid The Hill

Trump’s order to trim science advisory panels sparks outrage The Hill

It’s A Horrible Idea To Privatize The Tennessee Valley Authority And Other Public Energy Assets Forbes (UserFriendly)

Navy Contaminates Local Groundwater and Sewer System in Maryland Truthout

Health Care

The U.S. Leads the World in Health-Care Spending Atlantic. UserFriendly: “ROFL you don’t really want m4a.”

2020

Can Elizabeth Warren Win It All? New Yorker

On Being Serious Current Affairs (UserFriendly)

As US-Iran tensions increase, Tulsi Gabbard calls her 2020 candidacy a ‘threat to the foreign policy lies sold to the American people’ Independent (resilc)

First Amendment Constraints Don’t Apply To Private Platforms, Supreme Court Affirms The Verge

Oberlin College case shows how universities are losing their way The Hill

Fake News

Adobe’s Experimental AI Tool Can Tell If Something’s Been Photoshopped The Inquirer

YouTube is Too Big To Fix Completely, Google CEO Says CNBC

Tech Companies Need To Take Responsibility For the ‘Chaos’ They Create, Tim Cook Says The Hill

Airbus Wins 100-Plane Order From Air Lease at Paris Air Show Bloomberg (resilc)

Class Warfare

Amazon slams AOC for saying it pays ‘starvation wages’ New York Post

Antidote du jour. MGL: “As seen at La Serre aux Papillons at Parc Floral in Orléans, France. Sorry, can’t tell you what type of papillon; only that it’s lovely.”

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