A Madagascar forest long protected by its remoteness is now threatened by it Mongabay (UserFriendly)
Souvenir of the Lost World of the New York Jazz Club New York Review of Books
Willie Nelson Understands New Yorker
How Boz got his fizz Times Literary Supplement
10 geological discoveries that absolutely rocked 2020 Live Science (The Rev Kev)
Covid-19 wasn’t the only medical story this year. Here’s what you missed in 2020. NBC News (furzy mouse)
Is Society Collapsing? Counterpunch (chuck l)
The enduring lessons of a New Deal writers project Columbia Journalism Review
If the U.S. Already Had a Covid Variant, We Wouldn’t Know The New Republic (UserFriendly)
HOSPITAL CEOS HAVE GOTTEN RICH CUTTING STAFF AND SUPPLIES. NOW THEY’RE NOT READY FOR THE NEXT WAVE. Intercept (UserFriendly)
A year of the pandemic, in 26 photos Business Insider
Trump to hold rally in Georgia ahead of Senate runoffs The Hill (The Rev Kev)
Dozens of anti-gay groups are making money off Amazon’s charity platform NBC News (furzy mouse)
Nominee Buttigieg Vows To Dismantle ‘Racist’ Freeways StreetsBlogUSA UserFriendly:”this is true but likely to go over like a lead balloon.
Boris Johnson admits Brexit deal falls short for financial services Guardian (The Rev Kev)
It’s also great that China is cracking down on its big tech giants, and a testimony to the CCP’s focus on quality governance. I am no fan of the Chinese system for many reasons, but they are governing. https://t.co/lyPwJ8JSym
— Matt Stoller (@matthewstoller) December 27, 2020
Public-Private Climate Urgency Project Syndicate. Ut oh. Ur-Dem Party insider and former USTR Michael Froman on how to address climate change.
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