My search for the world’s most filmed polar bear led me to a fascinating and tragic world Scroll The Guardian Doesn’t Get Ireland Tribune How to change US housing to hit Paris Agreement goals Ars Technica ‘Green Economic Growth’ Is a Myth Motherboard (UserFriendly) Big Tech Wants To Own You American Conservative Nantes cathedral fire: volunteer arrested and charged with arson Guardian Sports Desk England vs Warne TLS #COVID-19 Texas braces for year’s first hurricane amid coronavirus outbreak Al Jazeera UK quarantines travellers from Spain in major blow to Europe’s revival Reuters UK PM Johnson Says Maybe He Could Have Managed Pandemic Differently The Wire US universities under pressure to cut fees because of remote learning FT These Elite Contact Tracers Show the World How to Beat Covid-19
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Lambert Strether writes 2:00PM Water Cooler 8/3/2020
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Lambert Strether writes So What’s With Those Weird Seed Packets from China?
The Guardian Doesn’t Get Ireland Tribune
‘Green Economic Growth’ Is a Myth Motherboard (UserFriendly)
Big Tech Wants To Own You American Conservative
England vs Warne TLS
These Elite Contact Tracers Show the World How to Beat Covid-19 Bloomberg (The Rev Kev)
One Word Spared Norway From COVID-19 Disaster Medium (Dr. Kevin)
Lockdown was the longest period of quiet in recorded human history MIT Technology Review
I agree. Doctors are reporting emergency rooms full of “essential workers”—basically low-wage and largely non-white younger people who got forced back to indoors work or their family members. But media is stuck on moralizing about beaches. Misinformation. https://t.co/XKcnp1mziB
— zeynep tufekci (@zeynep) July 26, 2020
A State-by-State Look at Coronavirus in Prisons Marshall Project
Yeah there’s insider trading around vaccine announcements but it’s not a real scandal until Goldman Sachs sabotages a vaccine trial because it bet against the vaccine maker. Step it up America.
— Matt Stoller (@matthewstoller) July 25, 2020
The Key to Defeating COVID-19 Already Exists. We Need to Start Using It | Opinion Newsweek. Harvey A Risch. Important.
Early Outpatient Treatment of Symptomatic, High-Risk Covid-19 Patients that Should be Ramped-Up Immediately as Key to the Pandemic Crisis American Journal of Epidemiology. Paper by Harvey A. Risch (cirsium)
Major’ breakthrough in Covid-19 drug makes UK professors millionaires Guardian Important.
Unpresidented New York Review of Books
US Postal Service
Bill Binney on Russian “Hacking” Craig Murray
UK ‘Russia report’ fear mongers about meddling but finds no evidence Grayzone. Aaron Maté.
Police State Watch
Unpacking DHS’s Troubling Explanation of the Portland Van Video Lawfare (David L)
Police declare riot at Seattle protests, make arrests AP
So I’ve gotten a bunch more followers since that interview with me went modestly viral, and I want to let folks know what happened after that video was taken.
The DHS goons waited until the Wall of Moms started to go home before they escalated aggression. 1/
— Noah Brand (@NoahBrand1) July 25, 2020
A literal tear gas tornado in downtown Portland. pic.twitter.com/GK18F1pdYU
— Robert Evans (The Only Robert Evans) (@IwriteOK) July 24, 2020
China bids to win back the Philippines Asia Times (The Rev Kev)
Men seen forcing open backdoor of China’s Houston consulate after closure Reuters. re Šilc: “never enough fed thugs around. china your move.”
Whose century? London Review of Books
Bright Yellow Bullfrogs Emerge From The Ground After A Rainstorm In India The Animal Rescue Site (David L)
What Will Lula Do? Consortium News. Pepe Escobar.
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