Africa’s elephants rapidly declining: study Al Jazeera
State report finds resource disparity in a Marin school district San Francisco Chronicle (Bill C)
When Intervention Works: `The Instructive Case of Sierra Leone War on the Rocks
Does Anyone in Syria Fear International Law? New Yorker
Last Remaining U.S. Maker of Cluster Bombs Stops Production Foreign Policy
Why Growth Will Fall NYRB
Ukraine and the Dumbed-Down New York Times Columnist Counterpunch
Eton boys secure private audience at the Kremlin with Vladimir Putin Guardian. Putin gets head start lobbying future generation of UK leaders: the Eton eleven do Moscow.
Taunted for being pretty, woman burns face Times of India
David Cameron’s fatal insouciance New Statesman
Victoria bans fracking, but leaves questions over gas supply The Conversation
Weaving a new framework for handloom live mint.com
Why the TPP and TTIP Trade Deals May Now Be Dead in the Water Truthout Still too soon to count the chickens I think– far too much money is at stake.
The Looming Air Superiority Train Wreck War on the Rocks (resilc)
Police State Watch
Why Is The DHS Preparing To Take Control Of The US Election? Zero Hedge (Chuck L) Important. I cannot believe this is happening.
After Conservatism The American Conservative
Paul Wolfowitz in the wilderness Politico
Antidote du Jour:
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.