Do Not Mourn the White Saviours of DfID Craig Murray
Amazon creates a $2 billion climate fund, as it struggles to cut its own emissions MIT Technology Review
Justice Department broadens case against Julian Assange Washington Post
Black Injustice Tipping Point
Texas is on the verge of a Covid crisis: Houston’s largest hospital’s ICU is 97% full as daily cases surge to record highs and expert predicts ‘herd immunity may be the only way to stop the virus’ Daily Mail
Why Iran won’t be broken Asia Times Pepe Escobar.
The Pandemic’s Worst-Case Scenario Is Unfolding in Brazil Bloomberg (vlad)
The many challenges of covering the coronavirus haven’t gone away Columbia Journalism Review
What To Look For In A Face Mask, According To Science FiveThirtyEight
The COVID Shock to the Dollar Project Syndicate. Stephen Roach.
The Health Transformation Army London Review of Books
Chinese study: Antibodies in COVID-19 patients fade quickly Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy.Very small scale but if results hold, this is consistent with our worst fears re a vaccine.
What Angela Merkel wants Politico
Imperial Collapse Wtach
The Decline of the American World Atlantic
“The Despair Is Smoldering in Society” Der Spiegel. Today’s must-read, an interview with Angus Deaton and Anne Case.
Millions of New Yorkers can’t pay rent, yet Cuomo is allowing eviction courts to reopen. The ruling class is paralyzed by corruption & its deranged ideology. They’re hoping markets will sort it all out—and when that fails, they’ll blame Russians & China https://t.co/tIBPajvxnt
— Mark Ames (@MarkAmesExiled) June 22, 2020
Eyes in the sky Rest of the World
These Political Candidates Are Embracing Their Criminal Records Marshall Project
Nancy Pelosi Calls Jamaal Bowman To Scold Him For Winning Primary The Onion (chuck l)
The Unpresident and the Unredeemed Promise New York Review of Books
Antidote du Jour (SS). I overlooked posting this photo, which was sitting in my inbox for the last couple of months, even though it portrays one of my favorite birds.
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.