Sea urchins flip inside out to become an adult Cosmos (furzy)
Sea Levels Will Rise Faster Than Ever Scientific American
Important Message from Keeper of Sacred White Buffalo Calf Pipe Four Worlds International Institute (Glenn F)
Leaders don’t grasp Hong Kong fury Bangkok Post (furzy)
Putin scared the CIA by replacing Microsoft with Russian product (subtitled) Vineyard of the Saker (Micael)
Russia successfully tests new hypersonic warhead Russia Beyond the Headlines (Selva)
US Hawks Gamble on Turkey’s Invasions Consortiumnews (Mason)
Big Brother is Watching You Watch
Tesco Bank cyber raid ‘unprecedented’, says financial regulator Guardian (Bill B)
2016. A big round of applause for Lambert and those of you who participated in our live blog last evening and into the AM.
I’m leaving some of the links I assembled earlier yesterday as reminders of the punditocracy misreading of the public’s mood. And for the historically minded, today is the anniversary of 18 Brumaire.
Donald Trump is moving to the White House, and liberals put him there Guardian. Circulate this widely (although Trump has actually said he won’t live in the White House, he’ll live in a Trump property. There’s precedent in NYC. Bloomberg never occupied Gracie Mansion and made sure it was regularly rented out for parties). Plutonium Kun:
Check out the hilarious tone deafness of the Guardian putting a plea at the bottom of Frank’s article for readers to help its journalism, after they inflicted 12 months of Clinton hackism on its readers (and anyone following comments btw knows that its readers overwhelmingly saw what was coming).
Trump Praises Clinton, Calls for Unity in Acceptance Speech Wall Street Journal
President Trump’s America Already Looks Different New York Magazine (resilc)
Exit polls: Clinton fails to energize African-Americans, Latinos and the young CNN. Gillian Tett called this correctly last weekend: “foot-dragging” as as form of revolt.
Inside the Loss Clinton Saw Coming Politico
Rachel Maddow Slams People Who Didn’t Vote Clinton or Trump New York Magazine. Resilc: “FU too.”
Stock Futures Plunge as Trump Gains Presidency Wall Street Journal
Who are the team Trump players heading for Washington? Financial Times
Trump Victory Threatens a New World Disorder as Putin Looks On Bloomberg. No shortage of pearl-clutching….
Republicans Have Pulled the Country and the World Into the Abyss New Republic. Resilc: “‘W’ all is of D.C. And Brooklyn.”
Final Election Update: There’s A Wide Range Of Outcomes, And Most Of Them Come Up Clinton New York Times. Resilc: “Fail”
Assange Statement on the US Election Wikileaks (martha r)
US rivals use toxic election to pour scorn on American democracy Financial Times (David L)
Here’s the WikiLeaks Bombshell on Clinton that Is Still to Come Pam Martens and Russ Martens (Carolinian)
No Honeymoon for Hillary Nation
Could Hillary the Hawk Have a Dove to Thank for Control of the Senate? Foreign Policy (resilc)
2016 Wasn’t a Foreign Policy Election, But It Will Have Foreign Policy Consequences American Conservative (resilc)
Did Social Media Ruin Election 2016? NPR (David L)
Facebook is harming our democracy, and Mark Zuckerberg needs to do something about it Vox (furzy). As in censor more, and reinforce the primacy of the MSM even as collapsing revenues make them even more dependent on access journalism and more bereft of resources to do actual reporting. Help me.
I hate to say it, but the Democrats were warned: Why Some of the Smartest Progressives I Know Will Vote for Trump over Hillary Politico
Standing Rock and Imperialism Itself Counterpunch
Notes From The Medic Tent At Standing Rock Huffington Post (martha r)
Bank DNB says considering pulling financing on N. Dakota pipeline Reuters (Glenn F)
The Land Beneath the Pipeline: Standing Rock & Barack Obama’s Chance to #HonorTheTreaties John Laurits (martha r)
Curry proposes ending pensions for future police officers and firefighters Jacksonville.com. What CalPERS recently departed fiduciary counsel oversaw at a very long-standing client: corruption so severe that it resulted in the most deeply underfunded pension fund in the state.
Living on the edges: Life in the colonias of Texas Aljazeera (margarita)
Richard Pryor nails the connection between racism and capitalism YouTube (Judy B)
Antidote du jour. M.G.:
These are Australasian gannets and colony at the tip end of Farewell Spit on the NW corner of the South Island of New Zealand. Our guide said the colony had only been there ~ 10 years.
They’re beautiful birds. The color of the mature heads reminds me of a perfectly toasted marshmallow