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Links 9/10/19

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NYC Subway Banned Dogs Unless They Fit In a Bag, Dog Owners Did Not Disappoint EatLiver (furzy) Isle Royale wolf relocation project resumes; 15 now roaming the island MPR News (Chuck L) Rare ‘Micromoon’ Is Gracing Us With Its Presence On Friday The 13th HuffPost (furzy) California Lawmakers Vote to Undo N.C.A.A. Amateurism New York Times. Paul R: “Woo hoo, CA legislature may kill the NCAA. The NCAA itself is a huge exploitive grift/scam. There was a big lawsuit against it a couple years ago saying as much. I don’t know what happened with it. But this is great. Colleges are already running de facto pro sports teams, with everyone making millions except for the players themselves.” World ‘gravely’ unprepared for effects of climate crisis – report Guardian (David L) Amazon Employees Are

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NYC Subway Banned Dogs Unless They Fit In a Bag, Dog Owners Did Not Disappoint EatLiver (furzy)

Isle Royale wolf relocation project resumes; 15 now roaming the island MPR News (Chuck L)

Rare ‘Micromoon’ Is Gracing Us With Its Presence On Friday The 13th HuffPost (furzy)

California Lawmakers Vote to Undo N.C.A.A. Amateurism New York Times. Paul R: “Woo hoo, CA legislature may kill the NCAA. The NCAA itself is a huge exploitive grift/scam. There was a big lawsuit against it a couple years ago saying as much. I don’t know what happened with it. But this is great. Colleges are already running de facto pro sports teams, with everyone making millions except for the players themselves.”

World ‘gravely’ unprepared for effects of climate crisis – report Guardian (David L)

Amazon Employees Are Walking Out Over the Company’s Huge Carbon Footprint Vice

Bill Gates Is Funding a Chemical Cloud That Could Put an End to Global Warming Interesting Engineering. Chuck L: “What could go wrong?”

China?

Trump Bombs New Silk Road with Tariffs Black Agenda Report (resilc)

The World Expected a Chinese Tech Takeover. Alibaba Can’t Even Conquer Vietnam. Wall Street Journal

South Korea and Japan: A Mutual Loathing the U.S. Can’t Fix American Conservative (Kevin W)

Brexit

MPs stop Johnson from calling October election The Times

Johnson tells Leo Varadkar that a no-deal Brexit ‘would be a failure’ BBC

Could Johnson take the initiative and solve the Irish backstop today? Richard Murphy (UserFriendly)

B******S TO BERCOW John Bercow quits as Tories brand him ‘nauseating w****r’ amid fury which will see him become first Speaker in 230 years to be denied peerage Sun

John Bercow accused of ‘gaming the system’ to ensure successor is chosen by an anti-Brexit Parliament Telegraph

Syraqistan

Trump declares US-Taliban talks ‘dead’ after cancelling Camp David meeting Guardian (resilc)

Trump-Taliban Talks like those with N. Korea– a Photo Op on the Deck of the Titanic Juan Cole (resilc)

Big Brother is Watching You Watch

Web scraping doesn’t violate anti-hacking law, appeals court rules ars technica (Chuck L)

Critics have slammed plans to drug test those on Newstart. But what does the scheme involve? And what does the evidence say? Guardian. Kevin W: “The really interesting bit is the quoted statistics.”

Imperial Collapse Watch

USS Gerald Ford – A $13 Billion Boondoggle Antiwar.com (resilc)

Trump Transition

Hundreds of Bahamians told to leave evacuation ship headed to US: report The Hill (UserFriendly)

House Judiciary Tees Up For Impeachment, But Democrats Divided On Moving Ahead NPR (David L)

Commerce Chief Threatened Firings at NOAA After Trump’s Dorian Tweets, Sources Say New York Times (Kevin W)

2020

A Joe Biden presidency would be a climate catastrophe The Week (UserFriendly)

Bernie Sanders Went to Canada, and a Dream of ‘Medicare for All’ Flourished New York Times (resilc)

The Trump campaign is launching its own social networking app to mobilize ‘the army of Trump’ for 2020 Business Insider (Kevin W)

Trump 2020: President Privately Tells Confidants That ‘Socialism’ Won’t Be ‘So Easy’ to Beat Daily Beast (UserFriendly)

Fox News and conservative media are now warning of bloodshed if Democrats win in 2020 Alternet (furzy). And how would that be any different?

The great break-up of big tech is finally beginning Matt Stoller, Guardian (resilc)

California and Alabama are the only two states that aren’t participating in the giant antitrust investigation of Google, and neither is really saying why Business Insider (Kevin W)

Senator Chuck Grassley Is Applying For A Federal Farm Bailout Again The Intellectualist. Chuck L: “Socialist Republican.” See also: Chuck Grassley will apply for Trump’s federal farm bailout cash for the second time via Dan K.

The Epstein scandal at MIT shows the moral bankruptcy of techno-elites Guardian

SoftBank urges WeWork to shelve IPO Financial Times

Data Touted by OxyContin Maker to Fight Lawsuits Doesn’t Tell the Whole Story ProPublica, UserFriendly: “Not to mention higher dose = more addictive.”

FDA Warns Juul About Marketing Products as Safer Than Cigarettes Wall Street Journal

Uber announces $2bn expansion of Freight unit in Chicago Financial Times

Recession Already Grips Corners of U.S., Menacing Trump’s 2020 Bid Bloomberg

Class Warfare

I Support Unions, Just Not This One Current Affairs (UserFriendly)

NYC Mayor and Presidential Hopeful Bill De Blasio Wants a Tax On Robots CNET

The Capitalists Are Afraid Truthdig (RR)

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Links 9/10/19

And a bonus (Chuck L):

And a pix from my vacation. From Boothbay Harbor. I go there every year for the ice cream, but find something else to do too, usually the Botanical Gardens or a boat ride. There is also a cute small aquarium where you can pet a baby shark and look at weird lobsters.

Links 9/10/19

See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.

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