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Three years to safeguard our climate Nature (MP)
The iPhone turns 10 – and it’s isolated us, not united us The Conversation
Judges refuse to order fix for court software that put people in jail by mistake Ars Technica. That pesky standing hurdle….
An Education Worth Fighting For Jacobin
Elon Musk has officially started digging a tunnel under Los Angeles Business insider (David L)
Big Brother IS Watching You Watch
Berkeley Capitulates to Police Militarization and Spying Counterpunch. ChiGal: “And so it goes…”
The Age of No Privacy: the Surveillance State Shifts into High Gear Counterpunch. ChiGal: “Maybe mostly known to NC readers but a good catalogue of all the ways we are tracked and makes the point that the surveillance state is a springboard for the police state – and law-abiding or not, everyone in a police state is a target by definition.”
Macron’s Mission: Save the European Union From Itself Counterpunch (Chuck L). Diana Johnstone– important.
Britain’s imperial ghosts have taken control of Brexit The Conversation
Britain’s Political Revolution: how Brexit, immigration and housing became flashpoints of change Independent. Patrick Cockburn.
Grenfell Tower Inferno Aftermath
The Centrist Suicide Note Jacobin. The deck: “Jeremy Corbyn’s recent success has finally deflated New Labour’s favorite boogeyman: Michael Foot’s 1983 general election defeat.”
Uber is under investigation in Australia Business Insider (David L)
On the Republicans’ stalled healthcare bill Corey Robin (martha r)
New Cold War
Corporate Media ALWAYS Wants More War Jimmy Dore
The Petya ransomware is starting to look like a cyberattack in disguise The Verge. Chuck L: “Russia would have been more subtle if they’d done it. Some other government set them up.”
Our Famously Free Press
In the digital age, The New York Times treads an increasingly slippery path between news and advertising Columbia Journalism Review
By demanding the end of Al Jazeera, Saudi Arabia is trying to turn Qatar into a vassal state Independent. Robert Fisk.
Dispatch From the Middle East: U.S. Buildup All About Iran American Conservative
Nothing About the White House’s Syria Announcement Was Normal New York Magazine
White House Says It Will Fake “Chemical Weapon Attack” In Syria Moon of Alabama
Turkey, nexus of US incompetence Asia Times
Chris Christie Attack On New Jersey Health Insurer Could Help Kushner Family International Business Times
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