Tesla shares tumble after Elon Musk smoked weed on comedian Joe Rogan’s live webcast Metro.co.uk. Note not The Onion.
Why we stick to false beliefs: Feedback trumps hard evidence Science Daily (Chuck L)
Turns out science’s focus on male mammals is really bad for women Wired (Dr. Kevin)
Cuomo Kept Fossil Fuel Pipeline Alive, Then Hired Pipeline’s Lobbyist to Run Reelection Bid Capital & Main. David Sirota.
Delaware senator spends big to turn back progressive challenge Reuters. EM: “Ah, Delaware – tax-haven and debt-merchantry country. ‘Carper was endorsed by former Vice President Joseph Biden, who served with Carper in the Senate representing Delaware.’ Of course he was.”
Big Brother IS Watching You Watch
IBM USED NYPD SURVEILLANCE FOOTAGE TO DEVELOP TECHNOLOGY THAT LETS POLICE SEARCH BY SKIN COLOR The Intercept (Dr. Kevin)
When the battle for Idlib is over, where will the fighters who have sworn never to surrender go next? Independent. Robert Fisk.
Syria – U.S. Reveals Underpants Plan For Indefinite Occupation Moon of Alabama (The Rev Kev)
The Costs of Misunderstanding Our Adversaries American Conservative
The major uprising in Basra and southern Iraq is what the world should be worrying about in the Middle East right now Independent. Patrick Cockburn.
China’s plan for conquest of the South Pacific Asia Times (The Rev Kev)
R.I.P. Chinese Exceptionalism? Project Syndicate
India’s traditional wisdom in coping with extreme weather Village Square
HOPEFUL SIGN FOR BORROWERS DEALING WITH STUDENT DEBT AND TRYING TO SAVE FOR RETIREMENT National Conference of State Legislatures (UserFriendly)
The single most important piece of economics that everyone should know. Progressive Pulse (UserFriendly)
‘Punitive Discipline Policies Have Proven to Be Destructive to Children’ Fair (UserFriendly)
The Crash Ten Years After
Five surprising outcomes of the 2008 financial crisis FT (UserFriendly). Gillian Tett.
European banking market may see megamergers soon Handelsblatt
JPMorgan Is Thinking Pitchforks and Fed Stock Buying in the Next Financial Crash Wall Street on Parade (UserFriendly)
There aren’t enough doctors to go around The Hill (UserFriendly)
A Turbulent Mind Marshall Project (UserFriendly)
Trump administration re-opens Boundary Waters watershed to mining Quetico Superior Wilderness News (Chuck L)
Roaming Charges: “I Am Not Spartacus!” Counterpunch
How Bill Clinton Paved the Way for Trump’s War on Immigrants Truthdig. About time to give The Big Dog credit where credit is due….
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See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.