Dear patient readers. I’m again a little late, so come back to get the full dose of Links after 8:00 AM.
How Coastal Cities Are Preparing For Climate Change Onion (David L)
Australia Is Letting the Great Barrier Reef Die Over a Lot of Coal Motherboard (resilc) :-(
Busy and distracted? Everybody has been, since at least 1710 Aeon Essays (resilc)
Rebranding The Conquistadors As Social Justice Warriors Guardian (Chuck L)
Mossack Fonseca. Notice how this is producing more focus on tax havens generally.
How laundered money shapes London’s property market Financial Times. This is suddenly news?
EU vows to act quickly on Panama Papers Politico. Getting in front of a mob and calling it a parade…
Panama Papers expose China leadership Financial Times
Why the offshore tax haven crisis won’t get fixed, despite Panama Papers National Observer (Sid S)
Lessons of the Panama Papers: Yes, the rich are different from us — they stole our money Salon (Shawn D, Sherry)
France is moving Defend Democracy
Is there a solution to Brazil’s crises? New Economic Perspectives
How Sweden wants to keep refugee numbers down The Local (Swedish Lex)
E.U. Suspects Russian Agenda in Migrants’ Shifting Arctic Route New York Times (Swedish Lex)
German Economy, Once Europe’s Leader, Now Looks Like Laggard New York Times
Dutch reject EU-Ukraine trade deal Financial Times
Big Brother is Watching You Watch
Spies in the Skies: Here’s Where FBI Planes Are Circling U.S. Cities Buzzfeed (Dr. Kevin. guurst, Robert M)
FBI Begins Telling Congress How It Hacked iPhone National Journal
Imperial Collapse Watch
The US Is One of the Top Executioners in the World Mother Jones
OOPS! BILL CLINTON SAYS HE ACCIDENTALLY TOOK $500,000 FROM ALGERIA DURING KEY ARMS NEGOTIATION WITH STATE DEPARTMENT Downtrend (Sherry). The Clinton Foundation bribe machine is finally starting to be exposed.
Sanders: Clinton ‘Not Qualified’ to Be President New York Magazine. Ooh, I hope she takes the bait. But his critique needs to be much broader.
Clinton Campaign Attacks Intensify To Halt Sanders’ Win Streak ShadowProof (martha r). This is beautiful. Sanders raises more money every time she attacks, and that’s before you get the fact that many (most) of her salvos backfire.
The Problem With Hillary Clinton Isn’t Just Her Corporate Cash. It’s Her Corporate Worldview. Naomi Klein, Nation (martha r)
Some Democratic Lawmakers Are Open to Removing Lobbyists as Superdelegates Intercept (martha r)
Bernie Sanders: “Israel’s ‘positive’ US ties hinge on bettering relations with Palestinians” Jewish Telegraphic Agency (Judy B)
Roger Stone: ‘They Ought to Put the Handcuffs On’ Ted Cruz for Vote Fraud Breitbart (furzy). Wow, just wait for the ugliness to get even worse as the Republican convention approaches. As Lambert likes to say, “Pass the popcorn.”
Ivanka Trump China-made scarves recalled Financial Times
Cruz Explains ‘New York Values’ to New Yorkers New York Magazine
Court Denies ‘DC Madam’ Attorney Request to Release Records ‘Relevant to 2016 Presidential Election’ CLG News (furzy). Keep in mind the Supreme Court refuses to consider the overwhelming majority of things it is asked to reverse.
Wisconsin’s Voter ID Law Caused Major Problems at the Polls Last Night Nation (martha r)
College Kids Aren’t the Only Ones Demanding ‘Safe Spaces’ Matt Taibbi, Rolling Stone (Sherry)
Facebook Groups Act as Weapons Bazaars for Militias New York Times (furzy)
Don Blankenship Gets 1 Year for Mining Disaster – BP Oil Spill Engineer Gets Probation Charles Pierce, Esquire
Yahoo Is in the Midst of a ‘Financial Meltdown’ New York Magazine
Are Robots Job Creators? New Republic (resilc)
Walmart – trouble in store Financial Times
Antidote du jour (martha r):
And a bonus video. Lambert wasn’t sure if this was an antidote or an anti-antidote, but the horse doesn’t seem at all bothered. Craazyman will no doubt have some comments on the styling.