More Synthetic Microfibers Now End up on Land Than in Water TreeHugger “Fungi Can Teach Us a New Way of Looking at the World” Der Spiegel A History Of Wheat American Conservative Facebook suspends environmental groups despite vow to fight misinformation Guardian What the OAS Did to Bolivia Counterpunch Instagram model who poses as Catwoman jailed for masked robberies New York Post. Meow. Shoppers search for a final bargain as the city’s most famous discount retailer closes FT How coral transplants could rescue Turkey’s threatened reefs Guardian Avoiding a Climate Lockdown Mariana Mazzucato Advertisers strike deal with Facebook and YouTube on harmful content FT Moody’s downgrades Kuwait on liquidity squeeze, weak governance Economic Times RIP Ruth Bader Ginsburg Romney backs vote on Supreme
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What the OAS Did to Bolivia Counterpunch
Instagram model who poses as Catwoman jailed for masked robberies New York Post. Meow.
Avoiding a Climate Lockdown Mariana Mazzucato
RIP Ruth Bader Ginsburg
End the Poisonous Process of Picking Supreme Court Justices NYT. Guido Calabresi
A city in Brazil where covid-19 ran amok may be a ‘sentinel’ for the rest of the world
So many people have gotten sick in Manaus that researchers say the virus is running out of people to infect. MIT Technology Review
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CIA’s new tech recruiting pitch: More patents, more profits MIT Technology Review
Big Pharma’s Covid-19 Profiteers Rollin Stone. Matt Taibbi. From last month still germane.
Elon Musk Shows the Germans How to Move Quickly Der Spiegel God, not the Germans to, drinking the Kool-Aid. Musk must have a boffo PR team.
Stop saying the only thing Dems care about is Roe vs. Wade and the culture war. The Democrats are *better* on antitrust case law and business law. There’s no reason the right couldn’t be better on it except they are unwilling to stand up to libertarians. https://t.co/3lAuM7dtRJ
— Matt Stoller (@matthewstoller) September 23, 2020
Trump’s tick is louder than his tock Asia Times
Just posted: I wrote in @thenation about progressive Democrats who want Biden to win but are worried about his foreign policy advisers, many of them with a direct role in the military industrial complex. That’s a big issue for Muslim Americans, too. https://t.co/24ik9sPujz
— ‘I just want you to know I can see thru your mask’ (@TimothyS) September 21, 2020
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