12 Facts About the First Day of Fall TreeHugger
On Quitting Academia London Review of Books
Roger Angell Turns 100 American Conservative. I know I posted on this just days before he actually Attained the milestone. Now that he has, he deserves a second post. It’s not even day that some hits 100.
A patient has died after ransomware hackers hit a German hospital MIT Technology Review
RIP Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Will the Election Turn on R.B.G.? NYT MoDo
Op-Ed: Democrats have a secret weapon to thwart a rapid Ginsburg replacement. They should use it LATimes Erwin Chemerinsky
The biggest obstacle we will face in addressing the court problem isn’t Mitch McConnell, it’ll be @neal_katyal and elite lawyers. It’s the legal liberal elites who are trained to worship the Supreme Court and disdain Congress.
— Matt Stoller (@matthewstoller) September 19, 2020
I wouldn’t count on it, but it’s a straw in the wind. Although a lame duck strategy, if that’s where #MoscowMitchMcConnell is headed, could ease the pressure on weasels like Collins, it might conceivably bring out the moral compass of Romney and Grassley:https://t.co/6nuLRDLf2V
— Laurence Tribe (@tribelaw) September 19, 2020
I opted not to touch this one last night bc I wanted to preserve my sanity, but it didn’t escape me that this woman damning throngs of disenfranchised, disaffected, working class voters to hell bc they didn’t like HILLARY CLINTON of all people is peak white feminism.
— Briahna Joy Gray (@briebriejoy) September 19, 2020
Boris Johnson unveils £10,000 fines for those breaking self-isolation rules while people on low incomes will be paid £500 to stay indoors in strict new restrictions – as infections soar and battle rages among Ministers over a second lockdown Daily Mail
New drug combination extends survival with advanced kidney cancer. It’s poised to enter a competitive treatment market Stat. Hope it works. My father died of kidney cancer.
New Cold War
Stephen Cohen Has Died. Remember His Urgent Warnings Against The New Cold War. Caitlin Johnstone (UserFriendly)
MAINSTREAM US REPORTERS SILENT ABOUT BEING SPIED ON BY APPARENT CIA CONTRACTOR THAT TARGETED ASSANGE Grayzone. Max Blumenthal.
Empire’s Mask Slips at Julian Assange Trial Dissident Voice. Pepe Escobar.
Our Famously Free Press
That movie was so ahead of its time. Brilliantly predicted so much of our current situation, down to the shlock religiosity of the modern political news viewing experience. https://t.co/Wgi0igggXF
— Matt Taibbi (@mtaibbi) September 19, 2020
West Coast Wildfires
Americans won’t be able to download TikTok or WeChat from Sunday MIT Technology Review
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And a bonus video:
A pair of endangered Swift Parrots bathing, Don Reserve, Tasmania. Not used to seeing them on the ground where the light above really shows off their colours. Handheld at 600mm @BirdlifeOz @BirdLifeTas @ausgeo #auswildlife @ParrotOfTheDay @CornellBirds @TassieWild pic.twitter.com/HUEVpjUxXB
— Thomas D.J. Sayers (@tdjsayers) September 19, 2020
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.