Toxic PFAS Chemicals Found in Maine Farms Fertilized with Sewage Sludge The Intercept. I was saying just the other day that stuff was nasty. Turns out there’s more plastic pollution in the deep ocean than the Great Pacific Garbage Patch USA Today Quiet U.S. Fire Season May Get Active Later This Year Weather Underground California Reckons With the Cost of Wildfires to Come NYT A Strange Blight LRB U.S. Economy Celebrates 10 Years of Growth, But No One’s Partying Bloomberg Syraqistan U.S. Ambassador to Israel: Israel has right to annex part of West Bank Jerusalem Post Under Trump arms deal, high-tech U.S. bombs to be built in Saudi Arabia NBC The seasons after the Arab Spring Le Monde Diplomatique Brexit UK’s Boris Johnson says would withhold Brexit bill as PM France24 Everything you think
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Toxic PFAS Chemicals Found in Maine Farms Fertilized with Sewage Sludge The Intercept. I was saying just the other day that stuff was nasty.
Quiet U.S. Fire Season May Get Active Later This Year Weather Underground
A Strange Blight LRB
The seasons after the Arab Spring Le Monde Diplomatique
Years of Warnings, Then Death and Disaster: How the Navy Failed Its Sailors Pro Publica. On the Seventh Fleet; re-upping this from Links, February 10, 2019.
The Burning Sun scandal that torched South Korea’s elites The Interpreter
Why We Rushed to Believe Kim Executed His Own Officials The American Conservative
New Cold War
Global Peace: Why a Major War Is Impossible in Modern International Relations Valdai Discussion Club
Is Russia Waking Up? The Nation
Ex-WTO chief Pascal Lamy calls Donald Trump’s migration deal with Mexico a win for ‘hostage taking’ South China Morning Post
YouTube is deleting videos on Nazi history as part of its hate speech crackdown MIT Technology Review
Many Turn to YouTube for Children’s Content, News, How-To Lessons Pew Research Center. From 2018, still germane.
Boeing 737 MAX
FAA’s Boeing-Biased Officials: Recuse Yourselves or Resign Ralph Nader, Common Dreams
Vanguard raises ‘concerns’ with Boeing leaders over 737 FT. Boeing’s largest shareholder.
Some airlines want Boeing’s new ‘797′ to fly with just one pilot on board CNBC. What could go wrong?
Reining in CEO compensation and curbing the rise of inequality Economic Policy Institute
What 10,000 Steps Will Really Get You The Atlantic
The Underground Art of Prison Tattoos The Marshall Project
Arnaud Dubus – death of a foreign correspondent MediaPart (DK).
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