Travelers face chaos as drones shut London’s Gatwick airport AP Not a headline one wants to see a couple of hours shy of boarding an international flight.
Scientists find secret ‘supercolony’ of 1.5 million penguins TreeHugger. Don’t know why TreeHugger is reporting this event now, but I didn’t see notice in March, so I’m including it here. And, I think there’s no such thing as too much penguin news.
The peculiar Boston tradition that (mostly) keeps the winter parking peace Aeon. Short shot during the winter of 2015; still germane.
Why windows with a view are so important to older people The Conversation
Waste Not, Want Not The Baffler
Malaysia puts Goldman Sachs in the dock Asia Times
The Real Roots of American Rage Atlantic (UserFriendly)
A Second Term for Trump is Better Than Beto Benjamin Studebaker (UserFriendly)
Critics Say Bernie Sanders Is Too Old, Too White, and Too Socialist to Run for President in 2020. They’re Wrong. Intercept
No-deal Brexit will raise food prices, says Michael Gove Guardian. None of these revelations will surprise our regular readers.
Imperial Collapse Watch
The Death of Global Order Was Caused by Clinton, Bush, and Obama Foreign Policy. Stephen Walt.
China’s tech giants want to go global. Just one thing might stand in their way. MIT Technology Review
Making ‘the Guardians’ Time person of the year is courageous – but it ignores America’s relationship with power Independent. Robert Fisk. From last week; still germane.
Report: U.S. To Leave Syria Immediately – Updated Moon of Alabama
DC sues Facebook over Cambridge Analytica scandal Ars Technica
Realignment and Legitimacy
The Vietnam War of Health Care Ghion Journal
Globalization 4.0 for Whom? Project Syndicate
Breaking Out of the Margins Jacobin
Trump’s African Pivot: Another Swipe at China Counterpunch
Democrats to block end-of-year judges package The Hill. I guess I should say better late than never but instead, I’m enraged at how Democrats focused on virtue-signalling and other empty gestures, and more or less confirmed everyone, up t’il now, that Trump nominated to the federal bench,
Antidote du Jour (not Adélie penguins, but cute nonetheless)
And a bonus video (from March, but still worth seeing: such a vast colony!):
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.