1949: The time folks tried to blow up thousands of crows and missed ’em all Syracuse Post-Standard (Bob).
Lake Erie – yes, the body of water – asks to be let into lawsuit over bill of rights Cleveland Plain-Dealer. Heavy editorializing for a news story.
The markets are not in charge, sovereign currency-issuing governments are The Gower Initiative for Modern Monetary Studies
The Man Trying to Make Sense of Brexit Is Tired and Would Like to Stop Now NYT. “Mr. Worth’s flowcharts also try to do the impossible: assign a likelihood that each Brexit scenario will occur. At this point, he thinks the most likely single outcome is a no-deal Brexit on April 12th.”
The Brexit Effect: How government has changed since the EU referendum (PDF) Institute for Government. “The Brexit vote has catalysed a constitutional upheaval.”
The cost of Brexit to December 2018: Towards relative decline? Centre for European Reform
Leaked Recording: Cory Booker and AIPAC President “Text Message Back and Forth Like Teenagers” The Intercept (UserFriendly).
President Rouhani: Trump’s Demands for Meeting Rejected 8 Times FARS News Agency
China’s Belt and Road: A Reality Check The Diplomat
Chinese tech faces an innovation reality check as the economy cools and start-ups stumble South China Morning Post
Journalists Matt Taibbi and Aaron Maté explain how the Russiagate narrative helped Trump (interview) Alternet (!). Nice get for interviewer Katie Halper.
Democrats in Disarray
How Sovereign Citizens Helped Swindle $1 Billion From the Government They Disavow NYT. $1 billion over 1990 to 2013, from 600 schemes. Pikers.
Imperial Collapse Watch
The Poisonous Cult of the Military Hero Myke Cole
Big Brother Is Watching You Watch
The most violent group of people who ever lived: Horse-riding Yamnaya tribe who used their huge height and muscular build to brutally murder and invade their way across Europe than 4,000 years ago Daily Mail (original).
Is Left Populism the Solution? Jacobin
Taken for a Ride: How Ambulance Debt Afflicts the Extreme Poor The American Prospect
Antidote du jour (via). A Feast for Crows (Darwinian Version):
Bonus Antidote: A Feast for Crows (Neoliberal Version):
— Massimo (@Rainmaker1973) March 23, 2019
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.