Survey finds that 76 percent of Americans think they are terrific drivers. They’re not. TreeHugger
City trees reduce daytime heat. But to curb sweltering nights, minimize pavement. Anthropocene. From last month; still germane.
How Chase And The Big Banks Undermine Climate Action International Business Times
Big Brother IS Watching You Watch
The Strache Recordings – The whole Story Der Spiegel
Four times the US has made the same mistake in the Middle East. Now Trump is making it yet again over Iran Independent. Patrick Cockburn
Brexit: big and bold EUReferendum.com
Elizabeth Warren Was Smart to Tell FOX to Go to Hell Counterpunch
A Simmering Unemployment Crisis in India The Wire. Part 4, the last in a series; the previous three segments are linked within. Unemployment, the farm crisis, demonetization, and Hindu nationalism are four major issues in the Indian elections. The last voting occurs this w/e; counting day is 23rd May, and the results will be announced immediately.
Despite EVMs, EC officials can ‘make or mar’ poll results Economic Times
The Country That Exiled McKinsey ProPublica
Democrats Need to Tame the Facebook Monster They Helped Create Politico. Matt Stoller
Tesla’s trumpeted solar shingles are a flop MIT Technology Review
The Uber Presidency The Baffler
America’s Illusions of Growth Project Syndicate. Jeffrey Sachs.
How to Bail Out Main Street, Not Wall Street:
💳 Cap All Interest Rates at 15% (includes Credit Cards & all lending)
💸 Federal Student Loan Cancellation (for the past)
🎓 Tuition-Free Public Colleges (for the future)
👩🏾⚕️Medicare for All (no egregious medical debt w/single payer)
— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) 18 May 2019
What Putin and Pompeo did not talk about Asia Times. Pepe Escobar.
Antidote du Jour (via):
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.