No Time But the Present Harper’s
RIP Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dies, Shaking 2020 Race American Conservative
Here’s who might succeed Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court New York Post Republican wish-list, assuming that Trump successfully makes the appointment.
COVID-19: a stress test for trust in science The Lancet
The Roots of American Misery Project Syndicate. James K. Galbraith. Today’s must-read.
The rich and the rest Times Literary Supplement
New Eviction Moratoriums ‘a Band-Aid,’ Say Housing Advocates Capital & Main
Crossing the Picket Line: What You Need to Know About Strikes Teen Vogue. Kim Kelly. From earlier this month yet still germane.
How do Grubhub, DoorDash, Uber Eats, and Postmates work? What can policymakers do to stop their predatory practices that harm restaurants and franchises? @econliberties just put out a new @moetkacik report on these online delivery app middlemen. https://t.co/CbV8LHptit
— Matt Stoller (@matthewstoller) September 18, 2020
This week on Useful Idiots, @kthalps and I talk with @ggreenwald about the Assange case, the piece by @benyt about the Intercept and Reality Winner, and the upcoming election, in between ceaseless praise of our Great Leader in Moscow: https://t.co/r6rBIWMbvQ
— Matt Taibbi (@mtaibbi) September 18, 2020
The American press has remained in denial for 40 years–since my case–that the Espionage Act has wording that could be aimed directly at them. Now they’re staring down the barrel of that Act, which could be used against American journalists and publishers for doing journalism. https://t.co/JoNvCO8iBK
— Daniel Ellsberg (@DanielEllsberg) September 17, 2020
West Coast Wildfires
Heart of fire Agence France-Presse
Another step towards Middle East ‘peace’ which is anything but – at least for the Palestinians Independent Robert Fisk
In America’s Blood London Review Of Books
Coast Guard accused of boater suppression Duffelblog
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