Dogs Watch Us Carefully and Read Our Faces Very Well Psychology Today
The whole package: the food businesses binning plastics Guardian (J-LS).
Chevron bid shows there is no place like home for US oil FT. “The deal is based on three important assumptions. The first is that oil is here to stay.”
Brexit Heralds a Decline of Anglo-American Power Defense One
America vs. China New Left Review
Trade deal nears, but tensions are rising over China’s inroads into America’s backyard South China Morning Post
Hoping for Swachh work after Tumkur polls People’s Archive of Rural India
‘Large’ IMF majority on Venezuela leader issue needed: Lagarde Reuters. Oopsie.
Is the U.S. Prepared to Accept a Defeat in Venezuela? Venezuelanalysis
Fans excited for final season of Afghanistan DuffelBlog
Iraq Wrecked Me for Nothing Peter van Buren, The American Conservative. More about Afghanistan than Iraq.
New Cold War
Inside Mueller week Axios
Trump’s Most Worrisome Legacy Joseph Stiglitz, Project Syndicate. I think that “truth-telling, truth-discovering, and truth-verifying institutions” are much thinner on the ground than Stiglitz thinks they are, and have been steadily dwindling throughout the neoliberal era, because markets.
Bernie Sanders Accuses Liberal Think Tank of Smearing Progressive Candidates NYT. Sanders came to play.
My Final Visit with Julian Assange The Intercept
US scrambles to keep F-35’s secrets safe from Russia and China Nikkei Asian Review
Imperial Collapse Watch
Black Injustice Tipping Point
The Red Summer of 1919, Explained Teen Vogue
Global Commodity Chains and the New Imperialism Monthly Review. Dense, but ambitious.
College Grads Sell Stakes in Themselves to Wall Street Bloomberg. From last week, still germane (!).
Tiger Woods’s stirring Masters win is the first victory of his reconfigured life Golf. Hagiography, but holy moley, what a comeback!
What Is Freedom? Nathan Robinson, Current Affairs
Antidote du jour (via):
Caught by a Montréal traffic cam.
Bonus antidote (DK):
This took me way too long to see it, nature knows how to do camouflage pic.twitter.com/83cnAv6uNn
— Sam (@GenuineCovfefe) April 13, 2019
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.