Absolute power Times Literary Supplement
Can Africa become the next European Union? Al Jazeera
Virgin Galactic Becomes First Space Tourism Company To Land On Wall Street International Business Times
Getty fire: Housekeepers and gardeners go to work despite the flames LA Times (dan k)
Social Inequality Leaves a Genetic Mark Nautilus (Ignacio). From last year; still germane.
Big Brother IS Watching You Watch
Brexit: and so it goes on EUReferendum.com
Trump may have claimed to kill al-Baghdadi, but he has brought Isis back to life Independent. Robert Fisk.
Caliph closure: ‘He died like a dog’ Asia Times. Pepe Escobar.
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was a brutal tyrant but he had no real answer to the crumbling of his caliphate Independent. Patrick Cockburn.
With Biden Floundering, Democratic Establishment Considers Clinton and Kerry TruthOut. Kill me now.
The Trump Administration Throttles the Iranian People American Conservative
Trump’s Antiwar Speech Deserved a Better Reception TruthDig Maj. Danny Sjursen
General Motors Sides With Trump in Emissions Fight, Splitting the Industry
Wall Street Was America’s First Foe in World War II Foreign Policy. Matt Stoller.
Antidote du jour (TH):
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.