Why Science Can Be So Indecisive About Nutrition The Atlantic
UN world population report predicts slowing growth rate, 10.9 billion peak by 2100 New Atlas (Furzy Mouse).
I Am a Carbon Abolitionist Democracy Journal. I like that phrase. Also, the abolitionists, though a minority, won.
World’s biggest investor accused of dragging feet on climate crisis Guardian. Blackrock.
Oregon Republicans’ Return Uncertain After Cap And Trade’s Apparent Demise OPB (DK). Democrats cave.
Windrush Scandal: Home Office ‘reckless’ and ‘defensive’, leaked review finds Channel 4. Giving May a kick in the ribs on her way out.
Russia tamps down US-Iran tensions Indian Punchline
America’s Free-Rider Problem in the Strait of Hormuz The Atlantic
Officer traveling with Brazilian president Bolsonaro caught with 39 kilos of cocaine CNN. On the way to G20. 86 pounds is a lot!
‘Don’t trust China,’ Hong Kong protesters tell G-20 leaders in Osaka Nikkei Asian Review
Exclusive: Alibaba Eyes $10 Billion Hong Kong Listing Caixin. All is forgiven!
What Does the Pause of Hong Kong’s Extradition Bill Mean? Council on Foreign Relations
Supreme Court rejects Prabowo team’s lawsuit against Bawaslu Jakarta Post. No violations by President Jokowi Widodo.
New Cold War
Will US Elites Give Détente With Russia a Chance? The Nation (MF).\
Transcript: ‘All this fuss about spies … it is not worth serious interstate relations’ (interview) Vladimir Putin, FT
Demasking the Torture of Julian Assange Nils Melzer, Medium. UN Special Rapporteur on Torture.
Washington’s first attempt at regulating Big Tech is a joke Recode (Furzy Mouse). Hawley.
Boeing 737 MAX
Boeing’s Software Fix For The 737 MAX Problem Overwhelms The Plane’s Computer Moon of Alabama. Yikes!!!!
Big Brother Is Watching You Watch
Amazon Is Watching OneZero
Health Insurance Coverage Eight Years After the ACA The Commonwealth Fund. Via: “[O]nly 55% had comprehensive health coverage year-round.”
Joe Biden’s Haunted Legacy in Iraq The Atlantic
Imperial Collapse Watch
America’s Monopoly Crisis Hits the Military Matt Stoller and Lucas Kunce, The American Conservative (CG).
Parkinson’s Disease-Causing Protein Hijacks Gut-Brain Axis Psychology Today
Goodhart’s Law: Are Academic Metrics Being Gamed? The Gradient
Antidote du Jour (via):
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.