AI-controlled brain implants for mood disorders tested in people Nature. Shades of Woman on the Edge of Time….
Amazon’s New ‘Secret Region’ Promises Easier Sharing of Classified Data Defense One. I guess Bezos will have to have WaPo’s story lists hand-carried across the air gap? Kidding!
This City Hall, brought to you by Amazon Seattle Times
New Study: Larger, More Intense U.S. Storm Complexes on the Way Weather Underground
Germany’s Voice Suddenly Missing in Brussels Der Speigel
In praise of minority government Handelsblatt
Transnistria youth look to Catalonia Le Monde Diplomatique. Let me know how that works out….
Saudi crown prince pledges to rid world of Islamist terror FT. Maybe stop funding it?
Sinai’s undeclared war Le Monde Diplomatique
Floods, Droughts, and India’s Uncertain Climate Future Foreign Policy
The Ganges and India’s Future: an interview with Victor Mallet Asian Review of Books
How China and the US are emboldening whistle-blowers in the fight against corporate corruption South China Morning Post
Imperial Collapse Watch
The Nationalist’s Delusion The Atlantic
Clock ticking down on NSA surveillance powers The Hill. Section 702.
Don’t Blame Donald Trump for Eclipsing the State Department The American Conservative
Sex in Politics…. Not.
A Republican backup plan for killing Obamacare Scalawag. State waivers in Kentucky.
What Being Gored by a Bull Taught Me About Healthcare Vice (Re Silc).
Our Famously Free Press
Is This the End of the NFL? New York Magazine (Re Silc).
Alt-right Trump supporters and left-wing Bernie Sanders fans should join together to defeat capitalism Slavoj Zizek, Independent
Outing the Inside NYRB. Louise Bourgeois; I envy New Yorkers who can visit MOMA.
Against Passion LRB
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“Please. if you find a tiny hedgehog , it must be warmed up first. Never try to feed a cold animal. Warmth above everything else will keep it alive until you find a Rescue.”