Don’t Kill the Umps! American Conservative. Say it ain’t so!
The Provocations of Camille Paglia City Journal
Pigeon treat TLS
Police urge residents in Texas town to vacate homes during nearby SpaceX rocket launch The Hill (The Rev Kev)
County: ‘We are righting the wrongs of the past’ Chicago Tribune
Could you travel without a smartphone? TreeHugger. Well, yes. I do.
‘Quichotte’ Is Salman Rushdie’s Latest. But the Act Is Getting Old. NYT.Ouch. Cannot but agree the recent work doesn’t match the earlier. But then, that’s not something that’s unique to Rushdie.
Op-Ed: Bernie Sanders on his plan for journalism Columbia Journalism Review
John Hickenlooper Is the New Joe Lieberman Rolling Stone. Matt Taibbi.
Sanders’ Climate Plan Includes Holding the Fossil Fuel Industry Accountable Climate Liability News
Big Brother IS Watching You Watch<
Two academics to leave Media Lab over Epstein ties The Tech. Note that Lambert linked last week to President Rafael Reif’s apology to the MIT community for the Institute’s Epstein ties.
How China Uses LinkedIn to Recruit Spies Abroad NYT. Whipsawed, cannot keep up. Are we now supposed to believe China is the enemy, and not Russia?
Our Famously Free Press
Brexit: a plague on both their houses EUReferendum.com
Lula tells world he’s back in the game from jail Asia Times. Pepe Escobar.
Why Costco Had To Close Its First Chinese Store Early On Day One? International Business Times
BOEING 737 MAX PILOT CLASS ACTION GROWS Australian Aviation
How the Media Fools Us About Trade Jacobin. Dean Baker.
Jeff Bezos Mocks France BIG by Matt Stoller
Biglaw Firm Tells Associates They Have To Take Vacation Time To Attend Firm Event Above The Law. Are we having fun yet?
Incoming Harvard Freshman Deported After Visa Revoked Harvard Crimson
Antidote du Jour (via):
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.