Huma Abedin has invited Anthony Weiner back home NY Post. Yes, I know this is the Post– but certain stories just cry out for the tabloid treatment.
Imperial Collapse Watch
The Korean Peninsula: Ground Zero for Armageddon? Truthout. And if you missed the original LRB Bruce Cumings piece discussed herein– to which I previously linked — here it is again: A Murderous History of Korea LRB
The Blueprint Jacobin (martha r)
Unions seek injunction on Kentucky right to work law Jurist (martha r)
Police State Watch
What Are We Still Doing in Guantanamo? LARB. Long, but a must read.
Leaks and Militarized Policing: The NoDAPL Water Protectors Keep Getting Proven Right Counterpunch (martha r)
Big Brother IS Watching You Watch
Kill Me Now
HILLARY CLINTON’S MEMORIAL DAY SNEAKERS MADE A PATRIOTIC FASHION STATEMENT Hollywood Reporter. Can’t take any more Hillary fanboy fashion coverage.
What to Make of Montana? Sabato’s Crystal Ball (Phil U)
Black Voters Aren’t Turning Out For The Post-Obama Democratic Party FiveThirtyEight (martha r). And why might that be, I wonder.
Debunking myths about why people migrate across the Mediterranean The Conversation. Better than the bland headline promises.
In the age of Islamic literalism we should remember the Egyptian scholar who fought back Independent. Don’t miss this Robert Fisk piece.
New Cold War
TWO DATA POINTS ON JARED KUSHNER Empty Wheel
‘Who rules the world?’ Nordic PMs poke fun at Trump’s Saudi photo op Reuters. Quite an apt pair of photographs: Recall that trolls originated in Nordic folklore.
Trump’s Approval Rating Recovers, As Voters Forgive and Forget New York magazine
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