Climate Proposals Fail at Exxon, Chevron Shareholder Meetings Climate Liability News
A Strange Blight London Review of Books. Review of Library of American edition of Silent Spring, a book I first read in either the seventh or eighth grade, on the recommendation of my science teacher.
Prisoner’s Dilemma shows how exploitation is a basic property of human society MIT Technology Review
After Neoliberalism Project Syndicate. Joseph Stiglitz.
Making Wall Street Pay Counterpunch. Dean Baker.
Silver Bulletpoints: Who’s In Danger Of Missing The Third Debate? FiveThirtyEight. Nate Silver.
How Football Leaks Is Exposing Corruption in European Soccer New Yorker. Some light reading before this w/e’s Champion’s League Final – Tottenham v. Liverpool, an all-England affair, to be played in Madrid.
Our college sports system is broken. Do we have the guts to fix it? Boston Globe. This longread is from earlier this month, but is still well worth your time.
Here’s an incredibly simple solution to plastic packaging waste TreeHugger. The problem is going to require much more than one simple remedy, but I think this would be a start. Readers?
Big Brother IS Watching You Watch
What happens on your iPhone doesn’t quite stay on your iPhone Business Insider
Theresa May was a bad PM – but her resignation will do nothing to arrest Britain’s long-term decline Independent. Patrick Cockburn.
The intelligence community needs a house-cleaning Matt Taibbi. Substack.
Yes, India’s Economy Is Growing, but Can You Trust the Data? NYT Grey Lady finally picks up on a story that the Indian press has hammered since the beginning of the year.
Union Cabinet 2019: These men and women will run India for the next 5 years Narendra Modi was sworn in for his second term as India’s prime minister yesterday.
Antidote du Jour (JN). Jerri-Lynn here. One of my favorite North American birds. I’ve seen it twice, once in Florida, and once perched in an evergreen tree next to a ski run in Whistler/Blackcomb, BC. The range map for this species is unusual. Thanks, JN, for sending along this photo:
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.