We Just Found The Strongest Evidence Yet That Fracking Affects Human Health Sciencealert.com (David L)
Just 20 percent of e-waste is being recycled Ars Technica
PLASTIC OCEAN: FROM THRIVING ECOSYSTEM TO TRASH DUMPSTER WhoWhatWhay.org
Ireland Recognizes Constitutional Right to a Safe Climate and Environment Climate Liability News
Brexit: grandstanding EUReferendum.com. Richard North.
FT Person of the Year: Susan Fowler FT. The deck: The software engineer who lifted the lid on sexual harassment at Uber and inspired women to speak out.
YOUNG TURKS REPORTER FIRED OVER SEXUAL ALLEGATIONS SUES HUFFINGTON POST FOR DEFAMATION Shadowproof (UserFriendly)
Net neutrality: The internet holds its breath BBC. Summary piece that catches up those who’ve not been paying close attention to this issue. The FCC votes today.
Here’s a List of the Members of Congress Who Just Told Ajit Pai to Repeal Net Neutrality Motherboard. Including handy details on who has taken how much from ISPs.
Net Neutrality: Republican Lawmakers Join Outcry Against Trump Repeal Move International Business Times. David Sirota.
2017 Was Bad for Facebook. 2018 Will Be Worse. Bloomberg (resilc)
Australia’s envoy to China summoned over foreign interference law Sydney Morning Herald
Silk Road fever grips the Russian Far East and boosts economy Asia Times. Pepe Escobar.
World’s richest 0.1% have boosted their wealth by as much as poorest half Guardian. Discussion of World Inequality report, published today by Thomas Piketty. Here’s a link to the report itself: World Inequality Report
Nearly 5 Million Americans in Default on Student Loans WSJ. Yves has posted on this earlier today.
Life expectancy in Britain has fallen so much that a million years of life could disappear by 2058 – why The Conversation. From last month, still germane.
Jones v. Moore
Alabama, Shaken The Baffler
DO TREES FALL IN CYBERSPACE? War on the Rocks
EXCLUSIVE: TRACING ISIS’ WEAPONS SUPPLY CHAIN—BACK TO THE US Wired (The Rev Kev)
Iraq, Syria, Iran…Are We To Destroy Iran Next? American Conservative
This is unprecedented’: Public colleges limiting journalist access Columbia Journalism Review
Lawyer Spends $4 Million On Son’s Birthday Party Above the Law
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See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.