Canada’s Stonehenge older than many great spirit sites of the world Saskatoon Star-Phoenix (martha r)
How a shorter sea ice season is changing life in the Arctic MPR News (Chuck L)
Researchers Just Solved One of the Biggest Problems in Synthetic Biology Futurism (David L)
A Climate of Violence: Refugees and Global Warming Common Dreams (martha r)
Our Famously Free Press
I’m Sorry But This Is Just Sheer Propaganda Current Affairs (Darius)
Factcheck False Equivalence FAIR (Chuck L). Not obvious to me on this evidence alone that the WaPo has a vendetta against AOC. Readers?
News of the Wired
Half of the world is now officially online, but several thorny new problems now threaten the digital economy Business Insider (David L)
Big Brother IS Watching You Watch
Facial recognition has to be regulated to protect the public, says AI report MIT Technology Review
The Wooing of Jared Kushner: How the Saudis Got a Friend in the White House NYT re/silC: “Ez to play people in one culture without knowledge of it and you never really know another, even if you lived in it for decades….”
Mohammed bin Salman, Regional Menace American Conservative
Gen. Dunford: US Must Stay in Afghanistan or Get Another 9/11 Antiwar.com re/silC: “The brilliance of our ‘leaders’”.
The 6 reasons why Huawei gives the US and its allies security nightmares MIT Technology Review
Bumped Out Governing.com
A Mississippi judge accused pro-life legislators of “gaslighting” – this is why New Statesman (Chuck L)
Democrats in Disarray
Uber’s Arbitration Policy Comes Back to Bite It in the Ass Gizmodo (PhillyPhilly)
A farewell to arms: The Long run developmental effects of Costa Rica’s army abolishment Universidad de Costa Rica Observer (Dr. Kevin)
‘Green vests’: Paris climate marchers spot overlap with ‘yellow’ comrades France 24 (flora) Hoisted from yesterday’s comments.
UserFriendly: “Of course you don’t.”
I don’t understand why any progressive is cheering French protesters who are amassing against a carbon tax.
— Neera Tanden (@neeratanden) 8 December 2018
Antidote du Jour:
And a bonus video (Martha R):
Agile owl……It is just a matter of precisition…omg!!! STUNNING INDEED!!!! pic.twitter.com/erRyoU59Bs
— Ale Zapata (@AleZ2016) 9 December 2018
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.