A plant that could save civilization, if we let it Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists (JT McPhee)
Cannes: Hirokazu Kore-eda’s ‘Shoplifters’ Wins Palme d’Or Hollywood Reporter
HOW TECH CAN TURN DOCTORS INTO CLERICAL WORKERS NYT. The deck: THE THREAT THAT ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS AND MACHINE LEARNING POSE TO PHYSICIANS’ CLINICAL JUDGMENT — AND THEIR WELL-BEING.
Americans distrusting Big Pharma seek traditional Chinese cures Nikkei Asian Review
Are Octopuses Actually Space Aliens? Scientists Reveal Provocative Theory Sputnik News (Chuck L) Octopuses are not aliens, but boy are they a bunch of beautiful weirdos Popular Science
I will not eat octopus again. Sic Semper Tyrannis
Bred to Suffer The Intercept Glenn Greenwald.
Big Brother IS Watching You Watch
Digital journalism’s disappearing public record, and what to do about it Columbia Journalism Review
New Cold War
Making Excuses for Russiagate Consortium News
Socialists and Progressives Just Trounced the Democratic Establishment In These Times (Judy B)
A Little Bit of Real People Weekly Standard
Subway Woes? Don’t Blame Workers TruthOut
Antitrust nearly slew Microsoft. Can it adapt to tech giants like Facebook? San Fran Chronicle
Brexit: betting the farm EUReferendum.com
Syria Sit-Rep – Liberating The M5 Lifeline Moon of Alabama
Congress to Consider Recognition of Israeli Sovereignty Over Golan Heights Free Beacon (The Rev Kev)
Letter from Iran: Mr. Trump, you have been served Asia Times (Chuck L). Pepe Escobar.
Giuliani’s Pooch The Baffler
Trump Drives Wedge Between Germany and France Der Spiegel
Very Few Voters Actually Read Trump’s Tweets FiveThirtyEight
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