Two are arrested after man dressed as clown sparked mass brawl on P&O cruise liner when guests at black tie gala took offence at his fancy dress and chairs and plates were thrown following all-day ‘patriotic party’ Daily Mail)
Customers Sue Over California Wildfire Liability Law Climated Liability News
Can This Ancient Greek Medicine Cure Humanity? NYT (David L)
Bernal set to become first Colombian Tour de France victor France 24. And what a great tour it was! I was one of 10 million spectators who caught a first-hand glimpse of the peloton speeding by, during the first part of last Sunday’s stage (stage 15).
Fortnite World Cup kicks off with $30m at stake Guardian (The Rev Kev)
Why do we drink so much bottled water? TreeHugger
Waste Only: How the Plastic Industry is Fighting to Keep Polluting the World Intercept (UserFriendly)
Trump Antitrust: Going After Big Tech or Covering for Corruption? Big by Matt Stoller
Should the Rich Be Allowed to Buy the Best Genes? Airmail News
Everyone: go get your check from Equifax!
$125 is a nice chunk of change.
Get that money and pay off a bill, sock it away, take a day off, treat yourself, whatever you’d like – but cash 👏🏿 that 👏🏽 check! 👏🏻
— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) 26 July 2019
How Democrats Are Shorting White Voters for 2020 American Conservative
Democrats in Disarray
Spare Me the Purity Racket NYT. MoDo hits back.
Modern Monetary Theory Goes Global Bloomberg (furzy)
Big Brother IS Watching You Watch
Your Arrest Was Dismissed. But It’s Still In A Police Database. Marshall Project
Imperial Collapse Watch
Five Forms of Retreat Benjamin Studebaker
New Cold War
The Real Reason The Propagandists Have Been Promoting Russia Hysteria Caitlin Johnstone (The Rev Kev)
The Two Jacobs London Review of Books
The Ham of Fate NYRB
Brexit, Britain and the Permanent Crisis in the Gulf Counterpunch Patrick Cockburn
The Rev Kev:
Boris Johnson wants to reopen negotiations with the EU. Let me check the Brexit Negotiation Simulator to see how that will pan out… pic.twitter.com/7NUyVEhxhM
— Liam Butler (@LiamMakesStuff) 23 July 2019
PEPE ESCOBAR: US and Iran Stuck on Negotiation Ground Zero Consortium News
Libya’s Grim Civil War Escalates Der Spiegel. Thanks Obama!
How the realty sector is being plagued by severe cash crunch Economic Times
US, China tilting towards conflict on Taiwan Asia Times (The Rev Kev)
This footage from @HongKongFP is the clearest I’ve seen yet of the police baton charge inside Yuen Long station.
And from a strategic viewpoint it just baffles me.
I cannot work out what police were hoping to achieve beyond smashing a few heads.https://t.co/FLESOFLobn
— Jerome Taylor (@JeromeTaylor) 28 July 2019
Trump’s Secretary of Labor Pick Is Reliably Anti-Labor Capital & Main
Antidote du Jour (via):
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.