Experience: my parachute failed Guardian
Thanksgiving in a Pandemic Means Smaller Birds, Fewer Leftovers WSJ. I’m not sure this is not a silver lining to the pandemic cloud. Those who have celebrated many holidays abroad may have observed that other cultures make far less – and thus throw away far less- holiday food. Maybe this is a good lesson for those in the US to learn, regardless of what caused their enlightenment.
The woman who fell from the sky Reuters
How to Avoid a Surprise Bill for Your Coronavirus Test NYT. Grifters gotta gruft.
8. Covid is a hard problem, and no one is handling it well. pic.twitter.com/vbJedtpYvV
— Matt Stoller (@matthewstoller) November 14, 2020
From Coronavirus to a Cancer Vaccine? Der Spiegel
Covid-19 vaccines shouldn’t get emergency-use authorization MIT Technology Review
Health experts want to prioritize people of color for a Covid-19 vaccine. But how should it be done? Stat. All very well and good, until the side effects start showing up. Shades of Tuskegee.
Why Trump Carried Out His Pentagon Purge New Yorker
As if We Didn’t Have Enough to Worry About … NYT Nick Kristof
How Pence & GOP Senators Could Try To Steal The Election The Daily Poster
Georgia voters approve ballot measure that could direct millions to new recycling efforts Waste Dive I have mixed feelings about these efforts to chase the recycling fairy, as I believe they divert efforts away from confronting the full scope of the global plastics problem.; see the recent post by Yves about NJ’s new plastics policy.
Proposition 15 Goes Down Swinging Capital & Main
Joe Biden Is Already On The Warpath Against Brexit American conservative
A National Security Reckoning Foreign Affairs. Hillary Clinton.
What Biden’s Win Means for the Future of Criminal Justice Marshall Project
This Isn’t Feminism, It’s Imperialism In Pumps Caitlin Johnstone
Russiagaters always shared same xenophobic pathologies as Islamophobes. Here we have full crossover, in which our Russiagater doxxes a woman’s Tatar genes to prove she’s part of a Kremlin conspiracy to subvert America. https://t.co/1Raylut7q4
— Mark Ames (@MarkAmesExiled) November 14, 2020
Our Famously Free Press
Why Matthew Yglesias Left Vox The Atlantic
It wasn’t Trump that made the claim, but others (like Josh Hawley), and my article doesn’t say I agree with them. The point is Democrats since the Clinton years have ditched working class politics, putting votes up for grabs. I don’t think either party represents working people. https://t.co/VXNcDRAk1S
— Matt Taibbi (@mtaibbi) November 12, 2020
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See yesterday’s Links and Anidote du Jour here.