American History for Truthdiggers: The Forgotten and Peculiar War of 1812 Truthdig. Maj. Danny Sjursen.
Orangutans have been adapting to humans for 70,000 years The Conversation
Good news for human life spans — at age 105, death rates suddenly stop going up WaPo. Chuck L: The way things are going I don’t want to live anywhere near 105.
TfL ‘incredible quiet’ about £300,000,000 owed to Oyster card holders Metro. An issue with stored value cards.
The strange reason owl theft may be on the rise BBC. An odd front in the war on cash.
How Conservatives Weaponized the First Amendment NYT (Glenn F)
Killing a Journalist in Kashmir Consortium News
Iraq executes 13 and orders hanging of hundreds more amid fears of Isis resurgence Independent. Patrick Cockburn.
US needs to draw a line in the sand with Iran over Yemen Asia Times (The Rev Kev)
The working-class struggles that propelled Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to victory WaPo UserFriendly: “It’s like WaPo just remembered that people outside of DC matter.“
The best books on GDP Five Books. FT correspondent David Pilling.
U.S. Inflation Rate Hit 6-Year High in May WSJ (The Rev Kev)
Tesla keeps changing how it builds the Model 3 The Verge (The Rev Kev)
The Rise of Bullshit Jobs Jacobin
Federal Lawsuit Filed In Chattanooga “To Prevent VW From Swapping Older Workers For Younger Ones In U.S.” The Chattanoogan (The Rev Kev)
Vermont’s $10,000 Gamble American Conservative
Black Injustice Tipping Point
A white woman called police on a black 12-year-old — for mowing grass WaPo (The Rev Kev)
Kill Me Now
Obama: ‘You are right to be concerned’ Politico. Must be read to be believed.
Brexit: encapsulating the incomprehension EUReferendum.com
“Officials” Attempt To Sabotage Further North Korea Talks Moon of Alabama (The Rev Kev)
Here’s All Our Anthony Kennedy Coverage In One Place — See Also Above the Law. Links to links, so of which I concede, are inside baseball. Still, worth collecting in one place.
“Are you alone now? WaPo
Antidote du jour.
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.