Revenge? Military Industrial Complex Sponsors Eisenhower Ornament American Conservative
Cruising Pamir Highway, the heart of the Heartland Asia Times. Pepe Escobar. Part two; see part one of the series here.
China’s Dangerous Chokehold On Our Medicines American Conservative
Sabra and Chatila taught me all massacres become ‘alleged massacres’ if we don’t pay attention Independent. Robert Fisk.
Protests rage as US, UK warn on travel to northeast India Agence Fance-Presse
The Rape of India’s Soul Proect Syndicate Jayati Ghosh
Imperial Collapse Watch
We Have Just Been Handed the Pentagon Papers of Our Generation The Nation. Maj. Danny Sjursen. As it happens, during a recent long-haul flight, I just caught up w/ Spielberg’s The Post – about the publication of the Pentagon Papers.
Washington Post’s Afghanistan Story Reveals Core Folly of American Defense Strategy Rolling Stone. Matt Taibbi.
— Harry Shearer (@theharryshearer) December 13, 2019
Evo Morales granted refugee status in Argentina Al Jazeera. Glenn Greenwald promises an interview w/ Morales in Monday’s Intercept; will link if it’s available at the time of posting Monday’s links.
Big Brother IS Watching You Watch
Brexit (and Election Post Mortem)
Johnson is the luckiest politician alive – reading about worse historical crises has been my solace in recent weeks Independent. Patrick Cockburn.
The Strange Death of Social-Democratic England New York Review of Books
“Anyone to my left is an antisemite” Immigrants as a Weapon
Buttigieg and McKinsey The Nation
How McKinsey Makes Its Own Rules ProPublica
Realignment and Legitimacy
Precinct closures harm voter turnout in Georgia, AJC analysis finds Atlanta Journal-Constitution. And the piece that directed me to the AJC study, Georgia Is Really Good at Making It Hard for Black People to Vote, Study Finds New York magazine; not sure the AJC site is accessible to some of our non-US-based readers.
Antidote du jour (via):
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.