The Truth About the California Water Crisis Counterpunch The Fickle Charms of Private Global Finance Jayati Ghosh Medieval people suffered for fashion with their extremely pointy shoes Ars Technica Man-sized halibut reeled in in the North Sea The Hill Tons of toxic cargo WaPo Illinois chemical plant fire being left to burn out to stop spillage into river BBC Toxic contaminants detected in northerners at levels twice as high among general population Narwhal UK failing to protect against climate dangers, advisers warn Guardian This Plumber Conducts 95% of His Business by Cargo Bike Treehugger Morgan Stanley chief to bankers: If you want NYC salary, you need to be in NYC NY Post ‘It was exhaustion, it was sadness, it was fatigue’: America’s mayors call it quits Politico Israel launches air
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The Fickle Charms of Private Global Finance Jayati Ghosh
Tons of toxic cargo WaPo
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A Detailed Study of Patients with Long-Haul COVID FAIR Health Whitte Paper
THE VACCINE DIVIDE Intercept
What makes the Delta covid-19 variant more infectious? MIT Technology Review
New Cold War
Has the Media’s Russiagate Reckoning Finally Begun? TK News. Matt Taibbi.
Biden-Putin summit: Experts warn of cyber nuclear nightmare Deutsche Welle
Come with me on a short journey of imagination, if you will, where we envision what would happen if the WashPost reported that Donald Trump overrode the urgent advice of his top State Dept. officials and instead lifted sanctions to give Putin his greatest prize: Nord Stream 2. https://t.co/Rjp1EhLCy8
— Glenn Greenwald (@ggreenwald) June 15, 2021
The Policy That Might Have Rescued America And Stopped Trump Daily Poster. David Sirota.
Big Brother IS Watching You Watch
The Domestic War on Terror rollout reads almost exactly like the original. Same calls for budget increases and expanded powers, same theme of organized transnational threats all around us, same surveillance state endgame. https://t.co/QoNECX06dl
— Matt Taibbi (@mtaibbi) June 15, 2021
If you wanna do crimes, make them incredibly complicated and technical. Like the hustlers that came into the bookstore I worked at and spun these long-ass stories about why they needed money for a Greyhound ticket home.
Those guys shoulda studied the private equity sector.
— Cory Doctorow (@doctorow) June 15, 2021
Politico | Pentagon considers permanent naval task force to counter China in the Pacific South China Morning Post
Antidote du Jour TH: “Apparently, some doves will perch anywhere!”:
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