Tuesday , June 15 2021
Home / Naked Capitalism / Links 5/31/2021

Links 5/31/2021

Summary:
Heads up! The cardiovascular secrets of giraffes Ars Technica Architecture: From Prehistory to Climate Emergency review – how energy shaped the way we built the world Guardian Canada Unveils Greener Homes Grants. Is It Welfare for the Rich? TreeHugger Germany’s Stricter New Emissions Goals Present Huge Challenge Der Spiegel ‘Black Wednesday’ for big oil as courtrooms and boardrooms turn on industry Guardian UK investors urge G7 to force firms to reveal their climate change exposure Guardian BJ Thomas, singer of Raindrops Keep Fallin’ On My Head, dies at 78 Guardian 2 Airlines Will Postpone Serving Alcohol Amid Surge of In-Flight Violence NYT Habermas and pimps Global Inequality and More 3.0 Genetically modified salmon head to US dinner plates AP New York’s Hyphenated History Paris Review

Topics:
Jerri-Lynn Scofield considers the following as important: ,

This could be interesting, too:

Jerri-Lynn Scofield writes Starbucks Launches Reusable Cup Program

Jerri-Lynn Scofield writes Links 6/13/2021

Jerri-Lynn Scofield writes What Bagehot Means for 21st Century Central Bankers

Lambert Strether writes Links 6/12/2021

Heads up! The cardiovascular secrets of giraffes Ars Technica

Architecture: From Prehistory to Climate Emergency review – how energy shaped the way we built the world Guardian

Canada Unveils Greener Homes Grants. Is It Welfare for the Rich? TreeHugger

Germany’s Stricter New Emissions Goals Present Huge Challenge Der Spiegel

‘Black Wednesday’ for big oil as courtrooms and boardrooms turn on industry Guardian

UK investors urge G7 to force firms to reveal their climate change exposure Guardian

BJ Thomas, singer of Raindrops Keep Fallin’ On My Head, dies at 78 Guardian

2 Airlines Will Postpone Serving Alcohol Amid Surge of In-Flight Violence NYT

Habermas and pimps Global Inequality and More 3.0

Genetically modified salmon head to US dinner plates AP

New York’s Hyphenated History Paris Review

Much-Belated Praise for The Lives of Others National Review

#COVID-19

Covid-19 vaccine tracker: the global race to vaccinate FT

Empty airports and full delivery trucks: Covid’s toll on infrastructure, by the numbers Politico

All together now: the most trustworthy covid-19 model is an ensemble MIT Technology Review

Eastern Europe Has Been Hardest Hit By Covid: AFP Tally Barron’s

Third wave of Covid may be under way in UK, scientists say NYT

Covid-19: France fears a summertime vaccination plateau due to anti-vax sentiment France 24

Coronavirus: Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City to test entire population of 13 million; tough choices loom for Malaysia’s doctors South China Morning Post

Hong Kong is offering vaccinated residents the chance to win a free $1.4 million apartment Business Insider

Imperial Collapse Watch

The Screams Of A Dying Empire: Notes From The Edge Of The Narrative Matrix Caitlin Johnstone

Health Care

If the FDA approves Biogen’s Alzheimer’s treatment, I won’t prescribe it Stat

Waste Watch

Tackling Asia’s Plastic Pollution Project Syndicate

Biden Must Take Executive Action to Affirm That Clean Water Is a Human Right Truthout

A ski company built a power plant fueled by methane. It’s a success, but can it be replicated? WaPo

Plastic Waste from Burning Ship Buries Sri Lanka’s Coastline Gizmpdo

Toward Disability Justice: Don’t Forget the Plastic That Gives Me Freedom Common Dreams

Fed Warned Deutsche Bank Over Anti-Money-Laundering Backsliding WSJ

Danish secret service helped US spy on Germany’s Angela Merkel: report Deutsche Welle

Class Warfare

Capitalists Exploit Workers — Even When They’re “Socialists” Jacobin

Why is anyone shocked that a donor can influence the hiring decisions at an elite Law School? That’s what it’s all about. Barbara Bedont

Suddenly Wealthy From Markets, Some Millennials Are Stressed WSJ

What You Should Be Paid vs. What You Are Getting Paid Capital & Main

Why We Need to Democratize Wealth: the U.S. Capitalist Model Breeds Selfishness and Resentment Counterpunch

This Stoller post is a must read:

Amazon Prime Is an Economy-Distorting Lie BIG. Matt Stoller.

Julian Assange

Julian Assange’s Father and Brother Announce US Tour to Demand Journalist’s Freedom Common Dreams

Our Famously Free Press

To the Media: Readers Need to Know More Counterpunch. Ralph Nader.

Emily Wilder’s Firing Is No Surprise: AP Has Always Been Right-Wing The Intercept

You (Still) Can’t Sit with Us Freddie deBoer

Biden Administration

Appellate Court Strikes Down Racial and Gender Preferences in Biden’s COVID Relief Law Glenn Greenwald

Biden Administration Signals It’s in No Rush to Allow Canadian Drug Imports Kaiser Health News

Buttigieg: ‘I think we are getting pretty close to a fish-or-cut-bait moment’ on infrastructure talks The Hill

‘Bipartisanship’ Is Dead in Washington. That’s Fine. Politico

‘Bipartisan’ Is How Republicans Say ‘Sucker!’ The Nation

Texas Democrats Stymie G.O.P. Voting Bill, for Now NYT

‘Roe Has Never Been Enough, and We Still Need It’ FAIR

China

China ends two-child policy amid population concerns BBC

India

‘I smell it, taste it, feel its heaviness’: Life in Delhi’s dust Al Jazeera

The Political Fix: Does anyone trust Modi’s government to genuinely place checks on Big Tech? Scroll

In Photos: The Last King of Kutch Dies After Battle With COVID-19 The Wire

What owning a bike in Punjab, Tamil Nadu and Bihar tells us about India’s asset poverty The Print

Antidote du Jour. mgl: “This is a South Island takahē, a “nationally vulnerable” endemic bird to New Zealand, as seen on Kapiti Island, which is just off the west coast of south part of N Island. Kapiti I is a predator free reserve. This one is one of a couple that have been re-introduced. They’re like very robust chickens that snuffle about.”

Links 5/31/2021

And a bonus video:

See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.