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Links 6/28/2021

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Where the buffalo roam: world’s longest wildlife bridge could cross the Mississippi Guardian Report: United States Ranks Last in Media Trust Jonathan Turley (flora) Hoisted from comments. In a miniature of Humayun and Akbar, time crumples to depict an entire world of learning Scroll Miami apartment building collapse death toll rises to nine, rescuers dig ‘deep trench’ to find survivors ABC News (The Rev Kev) Developers of doomed Fla. tower were once accused of paying off officials: report NY Post Amazon hydropower plant contributes significant greenhouse emissions: study Phys.org (chuck l) Google launches a new medical app—outside the United States Ars Technica Dangerous Northwest Heat Wave Has Already Set New All-Time Records and Temperatures Will Soar Even Higher Into Monday Weather.com

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Where the buffalo roam: world’s longest wildlife bridge could cross the Mississippi Guardian

Report: United States Ranks Last in Media Trust Jonathan Turley (flora) Hoisted from comments.

In a miniature of Humayun and Akbar, time crumples to depict an entire world of learning Scroll

Miami apartment building collapse death toll rises to nine, rescuers dig ‘deep trench’ to find survivors ABC News (The Rev Kev)

Developers of doomed Fla. tower were once accused of paying off officials: report NY Post

Amazon hydropower plant contributes significant greenhouse emissions: study Phys.org (chuck l)

Google launches a new medical app—outside the United States Ars Technica

Dangerous Northwest Heat Wave Has Already Set New All-Time Records and Temperatures Will Soar Even Higher Into Monday Weather.com

Old, small and CO2-intense: why Canada’s highest-carbon oil sites keep pumping Reuters

Site C dam, oilsands pushing Canada’s largest national park closer to endangered list The Narwhal

UNESCO watching as Venice grapples with over-tourism AP

Regenerative Travel: What It Is and How It’s Outperforming Sustainable Tourism TreeHugger

#COVID-19

The Last–And Only–Foreign Scientist in the Wuhan Lab Speaks Out Bloomberg (david l)

Covid cracks Modi’s ‘Teflon’ popularity Asia Times (The Rev Kev)

More Younger People Without Comorbidities Died In Second Wave, Data Show India Spend

Coronavirus Hong Kong: second local Delta case triggers fears of fifth Covid-19 wave South China Morning Post

Highly contagious Delta coronavirus variant spreading fast in California LA Times

Booster may be needed for J&J shot as Delta variant spreads, some experts already taking them Reuters

Australia Covid: Outbreaks emerge across country in ‘new phase’ of pandemic BBC

‘Taken this up at highest levels’, Poonawalla assures India as EU Green Pass excludes Covishield The Print

Mike Gravel RIP

Former U.S. Sen. Mike Gravel of Alaska, who read Pentagon Papers into Congressional Record, has died ABC News (Geo) Hoisted from comments.

Former U.S. Senator Mike Gravel dead at 91 Boing Boing (re Šilc)

What Mike Gravel Meant Consortium News

Part Five: From Capitol Hill to Beacon Hill Consortium News. I believe  linked to part 1 of this excellent series, but haven’t kept up. This is the latest instalment and includes links to the earlier ones.

Classified Ministry of Defence documents found at bus stop BBC (chuck l)

Class Warfare

Prescription Politics Stat

Americans Are Leaving Unemployment Rolls More Quickly in States Cutting Off Benefits WSJ

Big Tech Is Killing Movies Jacobin

Thousands of Prisoners Were Sent Home Because of Covid. They Don’t Want to Go Back. NYT

France

Emmanuel Macron’s party is wiped out in French local elections that also see Marine Le Pen’s far-right National Rally party fail to break through Daily Mail (The Rev Kev)
French regional elections pose challenge to Macron FT

Gunboat diplomacy will not revive Britain’s fading power, whatever Boris Johnson thinks Independent. Patrick Cockburn.

Biden Administration

US Again Bombs Nations On Other Side Of The World In “Self-Defense” Caitlin Johnstone

Syraqistan

US carries out air raids on Iran-backed militias in Syria, Iraq Al Jazeera

Idlib braces as a crossing to Syria prepares to close Deutsche Welle


Trump Transition

Wuhan lab-leak theory fuels Trump comeback rally BBC

New York prosecutors set deadline for Trump on legal action – report Guardian

Police State Watch

The FBI accused him of spying for China. It ruined his life. MIIT Technology Review

Julian Assange

Assange Prosecution Relied On False Testimony From A Diagnosed Sociopath And Convicted Pedophile Caitlin Johnstone

China?

China releases videos of its Zhurong Mars rover BBC (The Rev Kev)

The Communist party at 100: is Xi Jinping’s China on the right track? FT

China turns on world’s first giant hydropower turbines South China Morning Post

India

Watch | Noam Chomsky: ‘Farmers Fighting For India, Beacon of Light in Dark Times’ The Wire

Karagattam artistes: on a bad stage in Madurai People’s Archive of Rural India


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Links 6/28/2021

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