Quebec literary prize on hold after Amazon sponsorship controversy Montreal Gazette
It’s World Toilet Day, and there is a new standard defining what a toilet should do. Treehugger. Posting this a day late….
California needs to reinvent its fire policies, or the death and destruction will go on MIT Technology Review
These Prisoners Are Paid a Dollar an Hour to Battle California Fires TruthOut. Hesitated whether to file this under this heading, or under Class Warfare.
Is a New Toxic Danger Threatening California? Capital & Main
Syria – Back In The Arab Fold Moon of Alabama
American Politics Could Use More Conflict Jacobin. Absolutely! Must read.
How Congress Can Take Back Foreign Policy Foreign Affairs. From the Council on Foreign Relations house organ.
Making American Foreign Policy Unexceptional American Conservative
Brexit: the revolution eats its children EUReferendum.com
2018 Post Mortem
Legal Blue Wave? New Democratic AGs Could Change the Face of Climate Fight Climate Liability News. Don’t underestimate the power of state AGs– they brought us the tobacco Master Settlement Agreement.
Big Brother IS Watching You Watch
Democrats in Disarray
Hungry to Learn Chronicle of Higher Education. More on the struggles many college students face.
Will Progressives Ever Think About How We Structure Markets, Instead of Accepting them as Given? Counterpunch. Dean Baker.
Zuckerberg blamed Sandberg for Cambridge Analytica fallout: report The Hill. I link to this account for those readers without access to the WSJ. For those that do, here’s the original WSJ story.With Facebook at ‘War,’ Zuckerberg Adopts More Aggressive Style.
Paul Krugman explains why single-payer health care is entirely achievable in the U.S. — and how to get there AlterNet. And the Quora session: Session with Paul Krugman
Our Famously Free Press
White House correspondents ditch comedians, ask biographer to speak at annual dinner Politico Does this spell curtains for the nerd prom?
Whitaker is Unfit to be Attorney General, Acting or Otherwise American Conservative
The Case Against WikiLeaks Is a Crisis for the First Amendment Foreign Policy in Focus
Trump Starts to Fix Clinton’s Catastrophic Crime Bill Mess American Conservative
Sentencing Reform: Real Change Or Placebo? Above the Law
Antidote du Jour:
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.