Joe Biden’s past 24 hours could not have gone more perfectly CNN UserFriendly:”I’ll agree with one thing, Trump is elevating him for a reason.”
We are (still) the 99 percent Vox (martha r). The title is inaccurate, but this an interesting rundown.
Bills For All-Mail Voting, Mandatory Recounts Clear Legislature Honolulu Civil Beat (martha r)
Is Trump going to repeat Hillary’s big mistake? The Week
The Coming Technological Cold War Project Syndicate (david l)
Permafrost collapse is accelerating carbon release Nature (martha r)
Venezuela – Bay of Pigs Redux? Sic Semper Tyrannis (re Silc)
Venezuela’s Embassy: Activists vs. US Government Real News Network. From last week, still germane.
Venezuelan Embassy Complex in Washington Heads for Showdown amid Tug-of-War Latin American Herald
If The Agenda To Oust Maduro Was Honest Instead Of Dishonest Caitlin Johnstone
THE FIRST-EVER MEDICARE-FOR-ALL HEARING WAS STRANGELY COLLEGIAL The Intercept (ChiGal)
Bill Clinton Prepping for Podcast About His Presidency: ‘Why Am I Telling You This?’ The Blast. Can’t they just go away. I mean, there’s a reason we have a two-term presidency, right?
Want to decrease suicide? Raise the minimum wage, researchers suggest CBS News (martha r)
Gentrification of the Sea Counterpunch
They’re Haunted by ‘Ghost Warrants’ Years After Their Arrests Marshall Project
Absolute vile, unconstitutional insanity. Prosecutors realize change is coming to end mass criminalization. So theyre requiring anyone pleading guilty TODAY to waive rights to benefit from smarter, fairer laws TOMORROW. Want to lock in as much pain as possible before they can’t. https://t.co/TMDp5nzWMC
— Scott Hechinger (@ScottHech) 30 April 2019
The New Silk Roads reach the next level Asia Times. Pepe Escobar.
Indonesia’s planning minister announces capital city move BBC (martha r)
How to tax a multinational Social Europe. Jayati Ghosh.
No roads, no water, no vote: Why villagers across Hindi heartland kept away from polls in Phase 4 of Lok Sabha election First Post. This is interesting: unlike the US situation – where voters register their dissatisfaction by choosing not to vote – voting turnout has stayed high in India. Could this now be changing? Could India now be developing a party of non-voters?
Antidote du Jour (via):
And a bonus Antidote (martha r):
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— NativeAmericanSoul (@Nativeesoul) 30 April 2019
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here