Video: Chinese Company Makes Genetic Engineering Leap by Cloning Its First Cat Sputnik (The Rev Kev)
New marine heat wave resembles killer ‘Blob’ that devastated sea life on West Coast, NOAA says Seattle Times (chuck l)
Why Is JPMorgan Chase Always in the Middle of Scandalous News? Fake Gold Anyone? Wall Street on Parade (UserFriendly)
‘Information Gerrymandering’ Poses A Threat To Democratic Decision Making Science Blog (Dr. Kevin)
The Fall of the Chosen Ones Ecosophia. UserFriendly: “He’s been hit and miss, but this is a hit. neoliberalism infected fiction.”
How the plastic bottle went from miracle container to hated garbage National Geographic (re Silc)
Renewables Threaten German Economy & Energy Supply, McKinsey Warns In New Report Forbes (UserFriendly)
The dark side of renewable energy Earth Journalism Network (UserFriendly)
Sometimes, a Greener Grid Means a 40,000% Spike in Power Prices Bloomberg (UserFriendly)
Could Steel Tariffs Slow The 100% Renewable Movement? Forbes. UserFriendly: “this is old but useful info on steel and concrete requirements for wind.”
CANCELLING STUDENT DEBT REDUCES THE RACIAL WEALTH GAP Current Affairs. UserFriendly: “better than the headline”.
How Robert Bork Fathered the New Gilded Age Pro-Market (AS)
This is why Apple, one of the world’s most cash-rich companies, just sold $7 billion of debt Business Insider (The Rev Kev)
THE SCALE OF WHAT WE’RE UP AGAINST Current Affairs (UserFriendly)
This Company Hired Anyone Who Applied. Now It’s Starting a Movement. Pocket (Dr. Kevin)
A city auditor was investigating DWP contracts. She says she was warned not to be ‘thorough’ LA Times. David in Santa Cruz:
I don’t know if you’ve been tracking the FBI raid on the L.A. Department of Water and Power; good reporting here. The woman from the Auditor’s Office appears to be credible.
DWP has been the paradigm of California corruption for over a century. “Forget it Jake, it’s Chinatown…”
JUSTICE DEPARTMENT TO FORCE IMPRISONED HACKTIVIST JEREMY HAMMOND TO TESTIFY AGAINST WIKILEAKS Shadowproof (UserFriendly)
CAPITALISTS FOR CORBYN Stumbling and Mumbling (UserFriendly)
Why The Third Man is an essential primer for no-deal Brexit Guardian (BC). One of my favourite movies.
Boris Johnson met with Mike Pence and left the room ‘visibly befuddled’ with an awkward joke about chickens Business Insider (The Rev Kev)
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5 Takeaways From the Democrats’ Climate Town Hall NYT (UserFriendly)
The Problem With Warren Counterpunch
Amy Klobuchar only finished 2nd in DFL State Fair straw poll Bring Me the News (chuck l)
Why Renewables Can’t Save the Climate Forbes (UserFriendly)
Bernie Sanders talks tough in well-received address to US Muslims Middle East Eye (UserFriendly)
Black farmers say Warren’s plan wouldn’t solve their biggest problem WaPo (UserFriendly)
The Enduring Mystery of Tulsi Gabbard The Atlantic (re Silc)
BRICS was created as a tool of attack: Lula Asia Times. Pepe Escobar.
Welcome to the Indo-Russia maritime Silk Road Asia Times. Pepe Escobar.
Should G-7 be expanded to include India? Economic Times
Jim Mattis and the surrender of America’s adultsFT (David L)
The Pentagon Wants More Control Over the News. What Could Go Wrong? Rolling Stone (UserFriendly, re Silc). Matt Taibbi.
Antidote du Jour (via):
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.