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Revealing the Pentagon Papers in Congress Consortium News The Pentagon Papers’ Legacy After 50 Years  American Conservative NYC Mayoral Primary Arrives Tuesday — Here’s What You Need to Know The City American Airlines Cuts Some Flights to Avoid Potential Strains WSJ Grocery-Store Boom Is Poised to Live On Even as Pandemic Fades Bloomberg  Summary judgement: a brief history of the book blurb Prospect For Literary Novelists the Past Is Pressing NYT Humanity Is Sloppily, Awkwardly Lumbering Toward Consciousness Caitlin Johnstone THE POLITICS OF RECOGNITION IN THE AGE OF SOCIAL MEDIA New Left Review. From the March/April 2021 issue; still germane. THE EARLY, WILD, EXPLOITED, AND SOMETIMES RADICAL DAYS OF THE COMIC BOOK INDUSTRY IN AMERICA Crime Reads Audit of B.C.’s tailings pond regulations

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Revealing the Pentagon Papers in Congress Consortium News

The Pentagon Papers’ Legacy After 50 Years  American Conservative

NYC Mayoral Primary Arrives Tuesday — Here’s What You Need to Know The City

American Airlines Cuts Some Flights to Avoid Potential Strains WSJ

Grocery-Store Boom Is Poised to Live On Even as Pandemic Fades Bloomberg

 Summary judgement: a brief history of the book blurb Prospect

For Literary Novelists the Past Is Pressing NYT

Humanity Is Sloppily, Awkwardly Lumbering Toward Consciousness Caitlin Johnstone

THE POLITICS OF RECOGNITION IN THE AGE OF SOCIAL MEDIA New Left Review. From the March/April 2021 issue; still germane.

THE EARLY, WILD, EXPLOITED, AND SOMETIMES RADICAL DAYS OF THE COMIC BOOK INDUSTRY IN AMERICA Crime Reads

Audit of B.C.’s tailings pond regulations casts shadow on government’s ‘world class’ mining claims The Narwhal

Canada to lift some border restrictions July 5; next steps months away Yahoo News

Necropolitics in the Amazon Counterpunch

Mysterious Illness Blinding and Killing Birds in Mid-Atlantic States Treehugger

#COVID-19

Pandemic-delayed surgeries share blame for blood shortage AP

White House announces allocation plan for 55M more global vaccine doses The Hill

Why Has “Ivermectin” Become a Dirty Word? TK News. Matt Taibbi. Unlocked full version.

Covid: Vaccines running out in poorer nations, WHO says BBC

94% of Americans Oppose Big Pharma’s Control of Global Covid-19 Vaccine Doses: Poll Common Dreams

Friend or Threat London Review of Books

Health Care

It took a pandemic, but the US finally has (some) centralized medical data MIT Technology Review

‘Nobody is catching it’: Algorithms used in health care nationwide are rife with bias Stat

Schumer Backs Sanders’ Proposal to Include Dental, Hearing, and Vision Care in Medicare Common Dreams

Russia

Exclusive: Full Interview With Russian President Vladimir Putin NBC (zagonostra). Hoisted from comments; from last week, still germane, and well worth an hour and a half of your time.

Biden Administration

Biden risks break with progressives on infrastructure The Hill

Kamala Harris lands her SEVENTH White House role: VP begins new roll promoting Biden’s child tax credits as part of a growing list of jobs – but still hasn’t revealed when she will visit the wall as ‘border czar’ Daily Mail

‘Tip of the spear’: Texas governor leads revolt against Biden Politico

The Man Who Controls the Senate New Yorker

Obama backs Manchin’s voting rights compromise before crucial Senate vote Guardian

The $213 Billion Meatpacking Industry Faces Stricter Oversight in Washington WSJ

Texans regret opting into power plan that remotely raises thermostat temps Ars Technica

Trump Transition

Garland tries to untangle the Trump legacy at the Justice Department WaPo

Judge throws out claims against Trump, Barr in Lafayette Square melee New York Post

The Supremes

NCAA athletes win 9-0 on educational perks as Kavanaugh calls out ban on direct payments Scotus Blog

The NCAA Looks Like a Dead Organization Walking New York magazine

Imperial Collapse Watch

U.S. Navy’s Deadliest New Subs Are Hobbled by Spare-Parts Woes Bloomberg

Julian Assange

Assange Is Still in Jail Craig Murray

Class Warfare

THE 50-100 PAY GAPThese 20 Harsh Facts About Income and Wealth Inequality Will Shock You Capital & Main

California Has a Plan to Pay the Back Rent for Low-Income Tenants. All of It. NYT

Tabloids Want Crime, Not Rent, on NYC Voters’ Minds FAIR

Amazon Workers Call for Strike on Prime Day in Germany Motherboard

Amazon Prime Day Is a Nightmare for Amazon Workers Jacobin

Why Are Billionaires Presumed Innocent? Daily Poster, David Sirota.

Google Faces EU Antitrust Probe of Alleged Ad-Tech Abuses WSJ

Biden’s Antitrust Revolutionaries Project Syndicate

Tucker Carlson And Media Elites Cozy Up To Private Equity Moguls Daily Poster


Syraqistan

Iran’s President-elect Raisi addresses ties to mass executions Al Jazeera

US pulls air defenses from key Arab allies Asia Times

India

Modi government’s approach towards India’s smaller neighbours is pushing them closer to China Scroll

Filmmakers Criticise Centre’s Plans to ‘Recensor’ Already Censored Films The Wire

“Black fungus” surges in India—thousands blinded, maimed, dead Ars Technica

Myanmar

Myanmar: EU, UK impose new sanctions on junta officials Deutsche Welle

China

Chinese three-child policy ad campaign blasted for featuring only men and for lecturing women on how to have babies South China Morning Post

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Links 6/22/2021

See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.

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