We spent a year photographing the animal crop raiders of the Amazon – here are the results The Conversation. Some great pics.
How Did Private Property Start? Jacobin (Chuck L)
A startup is pitching a mind-uploading service that is “100 percent fatal” MIT Technology Review
In German courts, the tide is turning against VW Handelsblatt
Big Brother IS Watching You Watch
The Syrian war could still be raging in four years’ time unless the US and Russia agree to end it Independent. Patrick Cockburn.
Al Jazeera did a hard-hitting investigation into US and Israeli lobbying – so why won’t they air it? Independent. Robert Fisk.
New Cold War
Hold my beer and watch this! Vineyard of the Saker (Chuck L)
2016 Post Mortem
The amazing public relations of the farmer protests in Maharashtra Business Insider
Is There Another Bear in the Woods? How Not to Celebrate a 10th Anniversary INET. On the tenth anniversary of the Bear Stearns collapse and bailout, INET pulls together useful analysis and links explaining what was and remains at stake– including info on regulation.
Brexit: a gap too great to bridge EUReferendum.com
Can history help? London Review of Books
Antidote du Jour:
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here