32 UK Towns With Hilarious Names That Actually Exist Bored Panda. I lived for a couple of my years when I was a child on Shades of Death Road in Allamuchy, New Jersey (since bowdlerized to Shades Road). So I guess it’s no surprise I found these amusing.
Seattleite, 92, finally tells story of German who saved more Jews during the Holocaust than Schindler Seattle Times (UserFriendly)
Mexican officials detain suspects in massacre of members of Mormon sect The Hill (UserFriendly)
Cosmic Crisp apple: New variety ‘keeps in the fridge for up to a year’ Sky News. Why does anyone wish to store an apple in the fridge for a year?
There’s an easy way to make lending fairer for women. Trouble is, it’s illegal. MIT Technology Review (Dr. Kevin)
Virginia targets historic push on equal rights amendment for women The Hill. UserFriendly: “this will be interesting to see if SCOTUS cares about the time limit it had originally.”
Understand The OPCW Scandal In Seven Minutes Caitlin Johnstone
America Lost the Iraq War. These Cables Show How. New Republic (UserFriendly)
The Superpowers Battling Over Iraq’s Giant Oil Field OilPrice.com (re Silc)
How safe is vaping? New human studies assess chronic harm to heart and lungs Science (UserFriendly)
“The evidence is not strong enough to form the basis of an indictment” <—weird how it took Swedish prosecutors 9 long years to figure this out. (Or a quick 7 months after helping jail & package Assange for US extradition, if you take Langley’s POV).https://t.co/ltickJXECb
— Mark Ames (@MarkAmesExiled) 1 December 2019
Polar Bears’ Diet Is 25% Plastic, Russian Scientists Say Moscow Times (furzy)
Why business cannot tackle climate change on its own FT (David L)
Warming toll: 1 degree hotter, trillions of tons of ice gone (Phys.org (furzy)
The Nature of the Hong Kong Protests Consortium News (Bob K)
Huawei chips away at US ‘security’ ban Asia Times
John Barnett on Why He Won’t Fly on a Boeing 787 Dreamliner Corporate Crime Reporter (IronForge)
The Billionaire Problem Project Syndicate (UserFriendly). Simon Johnson.
How’s life? OECD Better Life Index (JG)
‘Losing two farms a day’: Wisconsin is facing a serious dairy crisis Yahoo Finance (furzy)
What counts as work? London Review of Books
The Way Out for a World Economy Hooked On Debt? More Debt Bloomberg. UserFriendly: “It sure would be helpful if they stopped conflating public and private debt.”
The Limits of Lagarde Project Syndicate (UserFriendly). Yanis Varoufakis.
Germany’s ruling coalition shaken by new SPD election FT. The German equivalent of electing Bernie president.
Buttigieg: ‘I was slow to realize’ South Bend schools were not integrated The Hill (UserFriendly)
Welcome To The Potemkin Village Of Washington Power American Conservative (UserFriendly)
The Enemy Within Atlantic (David L)
Antidote du Jour (via):
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.