Now we know: Air Pollution Makes You Stupid Asia Sentinel
Brighton shock Times Literary Supplement
Big Brother IS Watching You Watch
It’s time for a Bill of Data Rights MIT Technology Review
When will electric airliners make sense? Ars Technica
Hate Christmas? A psychologist’s survival guide for Grinches The Conversation
Ebola outbreak reaches city of 1 million residents Ars Technica
Fighting Corruption in the U.S. Criminal Justice System American Conservative
Democrats in Disarray
DNC Chair Tom Perez goes to war with state parties Politico (martha r)
I’m extremely biased, because I think he’s ultimately a typical neoliberal w/ rare charisma & talent, but my reading of his body language leaves me w/ the impression that Obama is far past the point of pretending to believe his shtick: https://t.co/ekdJrJpBB1
— Aaron Maté (@aaronjmate) 16 December 2018
Modi govt about to roll out a mega jobs programme for undergraduates Economic Times. Just ahead of next year’s Lok Sabha elections.
Dr. Google Is a Liar NYT (Dr. Kevin)
New Cold War
An historical journey into Crimea Asia Times. Pepe Escobar.
Brexit: no lessons learned EUReferendum.com
Brexit Could Drastically Change English Soccer FiveThirtyEight
War on Cash
To Exist in the Eyes of Others: An Interview with the Novelist Édouard Louis on the Gilets Jaunes Movement New Yorker. nvl: “His novel, a depressing read, is a fine introduction to the crushing life of small town France, especially if gay.”
‘Slave law’ protests turn violent in Budapest CNN (martha r)
Are the New Congressional Progressives Real? Use These Yardsticks to Find Out Common Dreams. Ralph Nader.
‘The Ugliest Chapter Since Slavery’: How Illicit Financial Flows Thwart Human Rights in Africa Foreign Policy in Focus
OUTRAGE: Officers violently tore a 1 y/o baby from a mother’s hands. Lied about her actions. Falsely arrested her. Threatened bystanders w/ a taser for filming the abuse. All caught on film. We all saw it. NYPD finds no wrongdoing. No discipline for cops.https://t.co/cFuSLNMHFW
— Scott Hechinger (@ScottHech) 16 December 2018
Child’s Death Highlights Communication Barriers on Border NECN (martha r)
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See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.