Kansas City Will Make Its Government 100 Percent Carbon-Free by Next Year Next City (martha r)
Montana just endured one of the nation’s most exceptional cold spells on record Laredo Morning Times
This GoPro for Your Dick Is Ridiculous Motherboard. Whatever could go wrong?
PICKY BRITS WON’T EAT US CHICKEN — SHOULD YOU? Who What Why
In praise of dumb transportation TreeHugger
Trump: ‘Airplanes are becoming far too complex to fly’ The Hill. He has a point.
A second 737 Max crash raises questions about airplane automation MIT Technology Review. Longer form version of Trump’s tweet — with evidence and analysis.
HN thread with excerpts of pilot complaints about 737 MAX Hacker News (PR)
Market Concentration Is Threatening the US Economy Project Syndicate. Joe Stiglitz.
In Honor of the College Admissions Scandal. McMansion Hell. Kate Wagner’s unique take; I’ll be posting on this topic later today.
If Purdue Pharma declares bankruptcy, what would it mean for lawsuits against the opioid manufacturer? Stat. From last week; still germane.
Green New Deal
The Green New Deal Debate Is Coming To A Town Hall Near You HuffPo (martha r)
The Establishment Eyes Central Africa for More Mission Creep American Conservative
Venezuela: Electricity Recovery Continues as US Withdraws Diplomatic Staff Venezuelanalysis.com
Technology: From Copycats to Innovators Democracy
China, Australia and Coal Mania Counterpunch
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