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Gavin Newsom and Big Oil: It’s Complicated Capital & Main
Sheets of Fire and Leaping Flames London Review of Books
Dream state: Jokowi struggles to build his vision for Indonesia Nikkei Asian Review
Sacha Baron Cohen Secretly Shot a Sequel to Borat The Firm Stage. Can’t wait to see this; let’s hope it’s more than a damp squib.
The Revolutionary Beethoven Dissent
Book of Revelation Lapham’s Quarterly
Does Boris Johnson take the population for idiots? His latest offering suggests so Independent. Robert Fisk.
Britain will seek coronavirus ‘herd immunity’ covertly or by default – thanks to the failure of lockdown Independent. Patrick Cockburn.
THE MASK BARONS OF ETSY The Verge
New York City Principals Union Calls On Mayor to Cede Control of Schools to State WSJ. The deck:”Union’s leaders unanimously pass a vote of no confidence in Mayor Bill de Blasio.”
Cheerleading, Monopolies and Sexual Predators Big Matt Stoller
Higher Ed Has a Silicon Valley Problem Chronicle of Higher Education
RIP Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Re-Politicize The Supreme Court American Conservative
The clear strategy for Democrats should be to hammer ACB’s record on substantive issues like workers’ rights, but she’s already being caricatured as a religious nut. Trump won’t believe his luck if the main line of attack is the personal life of a religious Midwestern woman. https://t.co/O9VwFxXTKw
— Matt Taibbi (@mtaibbi) September 25, 2020
Something happened tonight that just stunned me. I was discussing current events with my 25 year old and he said, “well, you know, people my age have never seen a functioning government.” I stopped. “But you saw Obama”
“ yah, but when I became aware was 2010, and that was….
— Kurt “Mask Up, Vote Early” Eichenwald (@kurteichenwald) September 27, 2020
Reminder: WikiLeaks Has Always Been Open To Publishing Leaks On Trump Caitlin Johnstone
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