Italian valley still in ‘red zone’ as Mont Blanc glacier threatens collapse Phys.org (chuck l)
Brent Scowcroft RIP: He Risked A Friend To Reject The Iraq War American Conservative
Ecological disaster as Japanese carrier spills 1,000 tonnes of crude oil on pristine beaches of Mauritius – as country’s leader warns cracks in the ship are growing and they fear it could break in half Daily Mail
How falling solar costs have renewed clean hydrogen hopes MIT Technology Review
School year like no other launches with chaos coast to coast Houston Chronicle
Cutting Corners in the Race for a Vaccine Der Spiegel
EPA to Rescind Methane Regulations for Oil and Gas WSJ. Because of the timing, this action won’t survive a potential Congressional Review Act challenge, if the Democrats capture both the White House and both houses of Congress.
Barack and Michelle Obama’s family home has an incredible rooftop terrace – see inside Hello! Chuffed to see they are comfortable and enjoying themselves.
— Cathy Reisenwitz 🏗🌐🥑 (@CathyReisenwitz) August 10, 2020
America in Flames
— The Hill (@thehill) August 10, 2020
US Postal Service
Could USPS Leadership Overhaul Be Part of Trump’s Push to Impair Mail-in Voting?
Texas NPR on the USPS. With a postal union rep, a lobbyist (Arthur Sackler—Coalition for a Twenty First Century Postal Service), and a historian. Postal banking, mail-in balloting — and Benjamin Franklin — overrated as PMG — according to the historian. https://t.co/OPZILSjw7s
— Richard R. John (@RrjohnR) August 8, 2020
This is fantastic. We need these in every port.
— Nature & Animals 🌴 (@AnimalsWorId) August 7, 2020
Election Fears Begin to Spread Capital & Main
Biden’s Ukrainegate Problem Counterpunch
Iran’s Pact With China Is Bad News for the West Foreign Policy
US, India in a tentative anti-China embrace Asia Times
The statesman John Hume and lessons over the Middle East Independent. Robert Fisk.
Who profits from the Beirut blast? Asia Times.Pepe Escobar.
Headline of the day. https://t.co/i2DAmakJtW
— Mark Curtis (@markcurtis30) August 9, 2020
How do we end this genocidal war on #Yemen?
Our people are being starved & killed by airstrikes, lack of medicine/water — yet, the US seems relentless in its support to Saudi & UAE (logistics, weapons, training, targeting, etc.)
I don’t know what else to do and I need your help
— Shireen Al-Adeimi (@shireen818) August 8, 2020
Antidote du Jour (via):
And a bonus video:
This beautiful peacock showing off 🦚 pic.twitter.com/1ymaG0u2tk
— Nature & Animals 🌴 (@AnimalsWorId) August 9, 2020
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.