Sacha Baron Cohen: This Time He’s Serious NYT Just watched the Chicago 7 film on Netflix and it wasn’t half bad. In my next life I want to come back as William Kunstler.
As Greek Nazis Go to Prison, Their Poison Runs Free Project Syndicate. Yanis Varoufakis.
We know it intimately London Review of Books
Inside the Fall of the CDC ProPublica
When does incompetence turn into a crime? This is the question we should be asking as government fails again Independent. Patrick Cockburn on failure of UK’s contact tracing system.
COVID-19: The Case Against Herd Immunity Consortium News
The UN’s Existential Crisis Project Syndicate. Shashi Tharoor.
BREAKING—Chris Christie was not only hospitalized, but he was in the ICU for 7-days… and he got special VIP access to Eli Lily’s synthetic monoclonal antibody drug direct from the manufacturer (it’s not available to general public since it’s not FDA approved). That’s privilege. pic.twitter.com/YjSdyrWxFs
— Eric Feigl-Ding (@DrEricDing) October 15, 2020
Brexit: “ready” is not an option EU Referendum.com
How Trump Still Divides The Republican Old Guard American Conservative
Roaming Charges: Pray, Grin and Barrett Counterpunch
Trumpworld’s Corruption Is as Globalized as the Ultra-Rich the President Mingles With Foreign Policy. Find little to disagree with here; only degree and not in kind from other members of the world’s elite. That is a nutshell is our problem.
As @ggreenwald points out, both the right and left should be deeply concerned about the power of big tech to censor and manipulate the flow of information. https://t.co/yC4FmKuiTw https://t.co/KhLFRdh2rq
— Matt Stoller (@matthewstoller) October 17, 2020
Europe Preparing for the Worst in Washington Der Spiegel
After four years of dispassionate silence on the Trump administration, America’s paper of record tells us how it really feels.
— Aaron Sibarium (@aaronsibarium) October 16, 2020
Are you saying the story isn’t true? Because that does not appear to be the reason for the actions taken by Facebook and Twitter. https://t.co/Vdiyjjeb5d
— Matt Taibbi (@mtaibbi) October 15, 2020
Kingdom Fifty Two
The Logic of Sino-Western Détente Jim O’Neill
And to be clear, this is not tenable either. We get our semiconductors from Taiwan, so a Chinese invasion of Taiwan destroys the U.S. economy. https://t.co/uARff1SspM
— Matt Stoller (@matthewstoller) October 18, 2020
— The Hill (@thehill) October 18, 2020
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