Australia win the inaugural ‘Ashes’ of jousting against England Agence France-Presse
Prince Charles is hit by a major counterfeit art scandal: Royal sends back £105m Monet, Picasso and Dali paintings lent by bankrupt businessman James Stunt as an American forger claims HE painted them Mail on Sunday
Change at MoMA London Review of Books
Breeders’ Cup Set To Run Today Amidst Cloud Of 36 Horse Deaths Over The Past Year The Political Animal
New Cold War
Maria Butina: The “60 Minutes” interview CBS. chuck roast: “not to be confused with kim philby.”
RIVER OF TRASH Intercept
Waste plastic can find a useful new life Climate News Network (JZ)
Shrink thinking TLS. Niall Ferguson reviews Jared Diamond’s Upheaval.
Boeing 737 MAX
Axe the Max: Buffeting Boeing CEO’s Rope-a-Dope in Congress Counterpunch. Ralph Nader.
California is on track to miss its climate targets—by a century MIT Technology Review
Wildfire chasers are the new tornado chasers Ars Technica
Brexit: the big sleep? EUReferendum.com
LEARNING CURVES Chicago Teachers Win Big After Strike Capital & Main
Hunger moves to the suburbs San Francisco Chronicle
The Incredible Shrinking Overton Window Caitlin Johnstone
AOC tweets her support for anti-police protests rocking Brooklyn NY Post. The NY Post is certainly no fan of AOC. But see the last sentence – which reminded me of Ken Livingstone’s Fares Fair policy for London.
Why India may not achieve its 2022 clean energy target Economic Times
Russia Isn’t Getting the Recognition It Deserves on Syria Truthdig. Scott Ritter.
Antidote du jour. TH: “In case a black golden-eyed, worm-eating bird was a little creepy (that last picture I sent of this guy), even for Halloween season, here’s another shot of one of the Ken Malloy Regional Harbor Park’s star Great-tail Grackles, sans worm (‘love the iridescent looking indigo when the sun hits those wings).”
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.