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Chimps like to copy human visitors to the zoo – Ig Nobel Prize The Conversation
UN’s 10-year plan to tackle world’s drug problem has been ‘spectacular failure’ as production and consumption soar, report says Independent. Not to mention a spectacular waste of money.
Germany’s great environmental failure Handelsblatt
OMG plz Vote4Me: Here’s why your phone is blowing up with political text messages you didn’t sign up for Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel
UBS Warns Staff Over China Travel After Banker Held In Beijing: Source International Business Times
Brexit: a total lack of substance EUReferendum.com
Theresa May faces fight for her leadership as mutinous Tory MPs warn she is ‘drinking in last chance saloon’ Independent. Seems two weeks doesn’t pass now without May facing another similar revolt – if you believe the UK MSM. On the other hand, one shouldn’t entirely forget the story of Peter and the wolf.
What Is Harvard Trying to Hide? Politico
Prop. C on SF ballot would tap biggest businesses to raise millions for homeless San Francisco Chronicle
Kill Me Now
Count on Hillary Clinton running again in 2020 NY Post. I remind readers that to post a link is not necessarily to endorse its reasoning – I throw this one up as a spur to reader comments. Enjoy!
The Pieties of the Liberal Class Counterpunch
Quitting the INF Treaty Is a Serious Mistake American Conservative
Antidote du Jour:
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.