The Summer of Shark Politics on Cape Cod New Yorker (re Silc)
The Contagion of Corruption Scientific American (The Rev Kev)
Smart ovens have been turning on overnight and preheating to 400 degrees The Verge (chuck l)
Mark Carney calls for global monetary system to replace the dollar FT. And the text of his speech: The Growing Challenges for Monetary Policy in the current International Monetary and Financial System
Obama Still Can’t Build That WSJ, Some interesting info, once one ignores the reflexive anti-regulatory rhetoric.
This article raises real concerns about whether Amazon is profiting from widespread deception on its platform. Deceptive acts or practices can threaten our health and safety, and are unlawful under the FTC Act. https://t.co/sRm87bk3pI
— Rohit Chopra (@chopraftc) August 23, 2019
Modernizing Bank Merger Review Yale Journal on Regulation
Koch Industries Looks a Lot Like Amazon BIG Matt Stoller
Bankrupt coal operator gets OK to end 401(k) plan Pensions & Investments
Brexit: the blame game EUReferendum.com
A century after the Anglo-Afghan peace treaty, the Fourth Afghan War is about to escalate Independent. Robert Fisk.
We’re Listening to the Wrong Voices on Syria TruthDig (furzy). Maj. Danny Sjursen.
The Word “Philanthropist” Is Poisonous Caitlin Johnstone
Our Famously Free Press
NPR Has A Blob Problem Lobe Log (re Silc)
Big Brother IS Watching You Watch
-Dissecting Smart Lamp Posts-
One of the components found in the dismantled lampposts that raises most interests is BLE Locater Model SPLD01 produced by TickTack Tech, the company behind Skynet, a massive video surveillance system in China#AntiELAB #HongKongProtests #HongKong pic.twitter.com/rnWFn0LcPa
— #AntiELAB Fight for Hong Kong (@Fight4HongKong) 24 August 2019
This Time, the World Is Watching in Kashmir Foreign Policy in Focus
Hong Kong police fire tear gas as clashes return to city streets Agence France-Presse
Antidote du Jour (via):
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.