The Day the US Became an Empire Counterpunch. EM: “Happy 120th!”
Antarctica is melting faster than anyone thought, and we’re not ready for the sea level rise that’s coming Business Insider (David L)
Democrats in Disarray
Citibank Fined $100 Million for Manipulating Key Global Interest Rate Fortune (The Rev Kev)
From Russia with love, as Putin kicks off soft power Games Asia Times. Pepe Escobar
Brexit: necessary but not sufficient EUReferendum.com
Big Brother IS Watching You Watch
The secret information hidden in your hair The Conversation
Imperial Collapse Watch
Why Do Air Force Planes Need $10,000 Toilet Seat Covers? American Conservative
The Chomsky Challenge for Americans Truthdig
INTERNAL CIA DOCS: ‘ENHANCED INTERROGATION’ IS TORTURE WhoWhatWhy.org
Attacking Hodeidah is a deliberate act of cruelty by the Trump administration Independent. Patrick Cockburn.
HARPER: HAPPY ANNIVERSARY GLASS STEAGALL–WE MISS YOU, COME BACK Sic Semper Tyrannis
Elon Musk’s Boring Company Provides Details Of Chicago O’Hare Express Service International Business Times
Here’s everything AT&T now owns, apart from your soul BGR (The Rev Kev)
Death by a Thousand Cuts Jacobin
Tesla goes up in flames in video captured by actor Mary McCormack Guardian (J T McPhee)
Ask Your Pharmacist About Paying for Your Prescriptions in Cash Lifehacker. More health care bezzle.
NIH shuts down controversial $100M drinking study backed by Big Alcohol Ars Technica (Chuck L)
Net Neutrality: Maps Show Which States Are Fighting the FCC Repeal Inverse (The Rev Kev)
Destroying the Family Unit – A Policy as American as Apple Pie Ghion Journal (User Friendly)
Column: Obama’s silky lie and FBI bias in the Clinton investigation Chicago Tribune. Someone gets it.
The West Will Die So That Trump Can Win Foreign Policy
Woman swallowed by giant python in Indonesia Guardian. mg: “An anti-antidote!”
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See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.