Today marks the 10th anniversary of the Citizens United decision. The legacy of ‘Citizens United’ has been destructive. We need campaign finance reform. WaPo. I’ll say.
Newly discovered immune cell points to universal cancer treatment New Atlas (david l)
Living in Alan Turing’s Future New Yorker
This weird-looking pigeon is actually a drone that flies with real feathers MIT Technology Review
The biology of coffee, the world’s most popular drink The Conversation
THE PLAYBOOK FOR POISONING THE EARTH Intercept
China bans single-use plastics Treehugger
Indonesian Flood Victims Launch Suit Vs. Government Climate Liability News
Iran has been changed forever by admitting its great mistake – yet the west ignores its own deceits Independent. Robert Fisk.
The US and Iran’s perpetual almost-war is unsustainable – and will end badly Independent. Patrick Cockburn.
Who will monitor a Libya cease-fire? Deutsche Welle
Shame: We Stood By While Saudis Helped Criminals Flee U.S. American Conservative
War on Cash
China: Bungee-jumping pig stunt by theme park causes outrage Deutsche Welle
What Happened to India? Project Syndicate. Shashi Tharoor
Brexit: a matter of economics EUReferendum.com
So much for England London Review of Books. Tariq Ali.
Have the pigs started flying yet? The Daily News, the NY Post, and I are actually in agreement about the same subject (AirTrain) on the same day!
Someone play the numbers ? pic.twitter.com/woOnNyBOX3
— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) 15 January 2020
Thunberg slams climate change inaction as Davos awaits Trump Agence France-Presse
Climate Change News: Report Warns Of Green Swan Events, Calls On Central Banks To Act International Business Times
One year from today, a new President will have been inaugurated and served in office for one day.
Whodathunk Biden—the guy forced to quit 1988 race after caught lying embellishing his poor academic record + plagiarizing speeches—would still be lying today, about his garbage political record and his worthier opponenthttps://t.co/lsGoaEeINC
— Mark Ames (@MarkAmesExiled) 19 January 2020
Media Stupidity Is Uniting Left and Right Rolling Stone. Matt Taibbi.
The Big Loser in the Iowa Debate? CNN’s Reputation FAIR
Big Brother IS Watching You Watch
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