Are dingoes just feral dogs? Anthropocene
The Profound Lesson of the Notre Dame Fire Der Spiegel
Stealth Consolidation: Evidence From an Amendment to the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act (PDF) Thomas G. Wollman (DK). n= 57,000. From 2018, still germane.
We need to talk about terms and conditions Giovanni Buttarelli, European Data Protection Supervisor
Boeing 737 MAX
Insurance questions mount over Boeing’s 737 MAX 8 Property Casualty 360°
The Spies Who Came In From the Continent Foreign Policy. Post-Brexit, expect UK intelligence to service the US intelligence community even more slavishly, if that’s possible.
So Where is the Swedish Warrant? Craig Murray. On Assange.
Spanish PM’s Socialists win snap polls marked by far-right gains Agence France Presse
Spain’s Vox Party Hates Muslims—Except the Ones Who Fund It Foreign Policy
Podemos’s Green New Deal Jacobin (JB).
How the U.S. Miscounted the Dead in Syria Foreign Policy
The Kosovo War at 20 The American Conservative
‘No point in hanging ourselves…’ People’s Archive of Rural India
Sri Lanka attacks: why the wealthy and successful become suicide bombers South China Morning Post
Najib’s SRC trial: Subsidiary company’s account flagged as high risk, court told The Star. Najib has failed to get his indictment quashed.
China needs deeper reform rather than more economic stimulus, central bank adviser says South China Morning Post
Trump Is Guilty as Not Charged Elizabeth Drew, Project Syndicate
GOP ready to step up spying case The Hill. Incredibly sloppy headline but I note that, as with Benghazi, Republicans are failing to come up with a pithy narrative summary that the press can recycle. Although you’d think it would be worth asking how oppo (the Steele Dossier) came to be laundered through a FISA warrant. Will that happen again in 2020?
Nuclear arsenal at the ground level Federal News Network
Our Famously Free Press
New York Times Cartoons Influenced San Diego Synagogue Shooter? Moon of Alabama. By Betteridge’s Law, no. That said, the links in the chain of causality here are no less strong (or weak) than those for “Russian meddling” memage.
Democrats face new civil war in primary fight The Hill. Democratic strategists clutch pearls, head for fainting couch. Film at 11.
How a Kuwaiti’s Ponzi scheme left a trail of blight in Buffalo The Buffalo News (MR).
Cantor Fitzgerald Doesn’t Want This Woman Talking About Her Mug in Court Bloomberg. The one with the Bernie Sanders logo on it…
Uber drivers plan shutdown in Philly, six other cities Curbed Philadeiphia (MR).
Luis Kutner: The Declassified Life of a Human Rights Icon Our Hidden History
Opinion: Toward an international definition of citizen science PNAS. If citizen science is ever to become part of the Jobs Guarantee, this work is important.
Antidote du Jour (via Jedidiah Purdy):
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here