Big Brother IS Watching You Watch
Afghanistan, the endless war The Week
Brexit: the Rogers speech EUReferendum.com
Brexit: wading through treacle EUReferendum.com
Jack Ma to unveil Alibaba’s succession plan, paving the way for younger talent to take over SCMP. The deck: Ma will remain executive chairman while the plan is carried out. A New York Times report that said he was “stepping down” to “retire” was out of context, and factually wrong, an Alibaba spokesman said
Election Season in a Dangerous Democracy New York Review of Books. Arundhati Roy.
US, India sidle Gingerly Towards Each Other Asia Sentinel
Blighted by Empire: What the British Did to India Los Angeles Review of Books. Review of Shashi Tharoor’s Inglorious Empire.
The Crash Ten Years After
Debate: Stiglitz vs. Summers on Secular Stagnation Project Syndicate
THE “HUMAN RIGHTS CAMPAIGN” HAS TOTALLY BETRAYED ITS CONSTITUENTS Current Affairs (UserFriendly)
US Workers Are Striking Again Jacobin (UserFriendly)
IS NATIONALIZATION AN ANSWER TO CLIMATE CHANGE? The Intercept
If Donald Trump Targets Journalists, Thank Obama NYT (BC). James Risen. From December 2016 but still germane.
Why Trump’s Record Trumps the Media’s Spin National Interest
We Are Trump’s Hostages New York magazine. Andrew Sullivan. Posting this b/c it’s such a vivid contrast to the link immediately above.
Trump’s Iran Stunt and ‘International Order’ American Conservative
Antidote du Jour:
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here,