Verily Robot Will Raise 20 Million Sterile Mosquitoes for Release in California MIT Technology Review
How Hamburg Failed to Protect Its Citizens Der Spiegel
Big Brother IS Watching You Watch
Imperial Collapse Watch
Globally, More Name U.S. Than China as World’s Leading Economic Power Pew Research Center. More interesting and complex than headline suggests.
Big Pharma Spends on Share Buybacks, but R&D? Not So Much NYT. Gtretchen Morgenson’s latest, discussing this INET working paper, US Pharma’s Financialized Business Model
The political centre can still change the terms of Brexit – Labour’s ambiguity can’t last New Statesman. Tony Blair’s take.
Taiwanese or Chinese? An island state’s shifting identities Asia Times. Today’s the 30th anniversary of the lifting of martial rule in Taiwan.
Vietnam tugs India into the South China Sea Asia Times
Kill Me Now
As Momentum Grows to Remove Brazil’s President, New Pressure Campaign Sparks Rage The Intercept. Glenn Greenwald.
The Class Renegade NYRB
The New Silk Road Will Go Through Syria Counterpunch
Syria Summary – Will The Trump-Putin Agreement Hold? Moon of Alabama
Nuclear Summer New Republic
New Cold War
How to Lie The Baffler
Trump And Kobach’s Voter Fraud Panel Releases Brutal Responses From The Public International Business Times
Trump’s Tweets Are Not Harming National Security American Conservative
Judge Richard Posner Rips On SCOTUS, Oldsters — And No, He’s Not A Troll Above the Law. Judges Posner and Rakoff debate whether Supreme Court justices need be lawyers– and much else besides.
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See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.