Rebuilding Notre Dame New Republic
Consider the Golden Mole LRB (Richard Smith)
Why this owl raised a duckling as its own National Geographic (David L). Super cute photo!
WE KNEW IT! NASA ADMITS HIDDEN PORTALS OPENING ABOVE EARTH! (VIDEO) Daily Motivational (David L)
Phuket ‘Seasteaders’ told to pack up and go home Thaiger (furzy). Someone needs to tell them Neal Stephenson was not giving lifestyle advice.
A.I. Is Changing Insurance New York Times
Early ocean plastic litter traced to 1960s BBC (David L). We now have vintage garbage?
A 3D-printed heart with blood vessels has been made using human tissue MIT Technology Review (David L)
China battles the US in the artificial intelligence arms race Financial Times (David L)
Wow! Check out this $47 BILLION Underwater Coastal Highway project in Norway! pic.twitter.com/y96M57IvV0
— RT (@RT_com) April 16, 2019
The UK teeters on the verge of a Brexit breakdown Financial Times
New Cold War
Targeting Hizbullah – TTG Sic Semper Tyrannis (Chuck L)
Trump vetoes measure ending US support for Saudi-led war in Yemen The Hill (Kevin W)
Big Brother is Watching You Watch
You have the right to always remain silent Pepe Escobar, Asia Times
Journalism’s Assange problem The Conversation. This would be more credible if journalists weren’t typically serving as stenographers to the powerful.
ICE Deports Spouse of U.S. Soldier Killed in Afghanistan Daily Beast (resilc)
Trump Tax Code: These Companies Made Billions, Paid No Taxes Rolling Stone (resilc)
T-Mobile-Sprint Deal Runs Into Resistance From DOJ Antitrust Staff Wall Street Journal
The Dangerous Bullying of Ilhan Omar New Yorker (furzy)
Lethal Plans: When Seniors Turn To Suicide In Long-Term Care Kaiser Health News
Wall Street and finance executives place first bets on 2020 Democrats CNBC (UserFriendly)
Bernie Sanders raises most 2020 campaign cash in North Carolina Charlotte Observer (martha r)
Beto Talks About the Costs of War The Nation (resilc)
‘Great Example’ of Local Organizing as Maine AFL-CIO Signs Onto #GreenNewDeal Common Dreams (martha r)
Insiders describe a world of chaos and waste at Panasonic’s massive battery-making operation for Tesla Business Insider (Kevin W)
Jack Dorsey Is Captain of the Twittanic at TED 2019 Wired (Kevin W)
Trump May Regret His Fed Takeover Attempt John Mauldin
Goldman Sachs is cutting nearly 100 jobs amid tumbling profits Business Insider (Kevin W)
Five Lies Our Culture Tells David Brooks, New York Times (resilc). Brooks makes sense again. Something must be in the water…
Delaware court clarifies stance on ‘efficient markets hypothesis’ Financial Times (David L)
Driver dead in app cab crash Telegraph India (J-LS)
Antidote du jour. David D: “Seen in my neighborhood”:
A bonus, from guurst:
Дальневосточный леопард инвертированной окраски впервые зафиксирован на «Земле леопарда». По версии специалистов, выявленная самка – особь из потомства черного леопарда, который фиксировался весной прошлого года.
Официально поздравляем своих подписчиков с 1 апреля. pic.twitter.com/b00LFVoDnI
— Земля леопарда (@Leopard_land) April 1, 2019
And yet another bonus, from Walter B, sent by his daughter in 2017:
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.