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‘Incredibly rare’ monkey born at Australian zoo Channel News (furzy)
Is the NCAA’s Abusive Wage Cartel Finally Going Down? American Conservative
My University is Dying Chronicle of Higher Education (User Friendly)
“Very few white-collar workers at P&G really do anything…” Big. Matt Stoller.
Has Capitalism Become Our Religion? Nation. UserFriendly: “Well I can’t say I am totally on board with this but some decent points.”
Lawyers accuse Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes of not paying them for defending her in a civil case and say they have ‘no expectation’ that she’ll ever pay them due to her ‘current financial situation’ Daily Mail (BC)
A Tesla Recall? NHTSA Could Review If Model S And Model X Should Have Been Recalled In May International Business Times
FEARING FOR HIS LIFE The Verge
Fearful of Lula’s Exoneration, His Once-Fanatical Prosecutors Request His Release From Prison. But Lula Refuses. Intercept. Glenn Greenwald.
The Iraqi people are in revolt – pushing the post-Saddam Hussein settlement to the brink of collapse Independent. Patrick Cockburn.
MBS must shelve his vicious war in Yemen Asia Times. Pepe Escobar.
A year on from Jamal Khashoggi’s murder, and Saudi Arabia is lurching towards hysterical chaos Independent. Robert Fisk
Iraq protests: All the latest updates Al Jazeera
New Cold War
UPDATE 1-Russia’s Rosneft seeks euros for all new export deals -documents Reuters (The Rev Kev)
Hong Kong protesters defy mask ban as city grinds to halt Agence France-Presse
One Hundred Days of Protest in Hong Kong Der Spiegel
Brexit: round in circles EUReferendum.com
Who should run against Trump? How about Hillary Clinton? San Francisco Chronicle. Willie Brown. Kill me now. Seriously, readers should have fun shredding this. Does this mean Willie’s not supporting the ambitions of ex-squeeze Kamala Harris?
WATCH: Elizabeth Warren Lied About Losing Public School Teaching Job Because She Was ‘Visibly Pregnant’ Mediaite. UserFriendly: “She is pathological.” Wowsers. Trump will be all over this.
HOW TO GET BERNIE SANDERS ELECTED PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES Current Affairs (UserFriendly)
The Invention of the Conspiracy Theory on Biden and Ukraine New Yorker. UserFriendly: “the new yorker gets it’s knives out for Solomon of the Hill, but do they strike blood?”
UserFriendly: “Not that the MSM would ever touch this because it makes trump voters look good, but remember back when Trump called Baltimore ‘rat and rodent infested’? This kid who was a volunteer and door knocker for Trump got a bunch of MAGA’s to go clean up Baltimore. They have been at it since then.”
We picked up 10 tons of trash in 10 hours.
— #ThePersistence (@ScottPresler) 5 October 2019
Boeing Reportedly Scrapped 737 Max Safety System as It Was Too Expensive Interesting Engineering
Singapore to decide what’s fake and what’s real Asia Times (The Rev Kev)
In the Land of Self-Defeat NYT (re Silc)
The ‘Never Trump’ Coalition That Decided Eh, Never Mind, He’s Fine NYT (The Rev Kev)
Impeachment, Brought to You by the CIA Counterpunch
U.S. airlines grapple with ‘unfair tax’ that adds to aircraft supply disruption Reuters (The Rev Kev)
Trump Signs Proclamation Restricting Visas for Uninsured Real Clear Politics (UserFriendly)
Antidote du Jour (via):
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.