What are public lands? Treehugger
Solar panels replaced tarmac on a motorway – here are the results The Conversation
Clearing out old cells might help the brain MIT Technology Review
Unlocking secrets of sea level rise in Greenland Reuters TV (UserFriendly)
Japan teams with Southeast Asia to protect its prized fruits Nikkei Asian Review
On A Wing And A Prayer Caravan
Brexit: a state of chaos EUReferendum.com
When Trying to Help Gets You Fired Marshall Project
Kill Me Now
Michelle Obama’s Big Book Rollout: ‘It’s Like You’re Looking at a Madonna Tour’ NYT. $3000 to attend a book launch?
‘No regrets’: world’s biggest election loser runs for 96th time in Canada Guardian. Shh! Don’t tell Hillary. It might give her the wrong idea…
Learning to do a double flip: From red to blue and from reporter to politician WaPo. Profile of Leslie Cockburn and her campaign for Virginia’s 5th congressional district.
The US Will Lose Its Trade War with China Project Syndicate
Here comes the 30-year trade war Asia Times. Pepe Escobar.
Senate Democrats Investigate a New Allegation of Sexual Misconduct, from Brett Kavanaugh’s College Years The New Yorker. Ronan Farrow and Jane Mayer.
Kavanaugh to Give Senate Calendars From 1982 to Back Up Denial NYT. Okay, hands up, who kept a calendar of his/her schedule– including names of others who attended parties– while a high school student? And of those who may have compiled such info, who still retains those records– more than 30 years later?
Kavanaugh’s Lesson For Democrats Is That It’s Always Worth A Fight Huffington Post. UserFriendly: “Shocking that supporting Kavanaugh put Collins approval underwater.” Moi: Note this was published before the latest Farrow/Mayer New Yorker article appeared.
Antidote du Jour:
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.