All That Man Is The Baffler. I was living in England at the time of the ’86 World Cup, and I can never forgive Maradona the hand of God goal. Never. Poor Peter Shilton. For the refs to allow that goal…
Overpopulation Translational Ecology (BM)
We wouldn’t be able to control superintelligent machines Max-Planck-Gesellschaft (The Rev Kev)
The Fascinating Second Lives of Stuff American Conservative
Is It Really Too Late to Learn New Skills? New Yorker
Indonesia’s Sriwijaya Air built its empire on old, cheap planes Al Jazeera. I’ve flown Sriwijaya. There’s no other option to fly to some Indonesian destinations,
The Containment Problem Michael Capalbo
India delivers Covid-19 shots ahead of ‘world’s biggest vaccination drive’ SCMP. Notice merely being over 50 places a person in a top risk category, therefore near the front of the queue tp get a vaccine.
Far as I know, New York state law does not allow for recalling the governor. We’re stuck with the Emmy Award-winning prince of negligent homicide.https://t.co/1B30bQk8Gq
— Mark Ames (@MarkAmesExiled) January 11, 2021
We Are the Main Event The Baffler. Kim Kelly
COVID Workplace Protections Are Welcomed and Attacked Capital & Main
The Case Against $2,000 Checks Is Garbage Daily Poster. David Sirota.
Whither America? Peojwct Syndicate. Joseph Stiglitz.
What Assange’s Victory Really Means Counterpunch Patrick Cockburn.
Our Famously Free Press
‘It’s like a motorway crash’: Urgent meeting sought to resolve Brexit mess which has left fishing industry suffering huge losses The Press and Journal (Col. Smithers)
Today, in “predicted consequences of Brexit turn out to be right”, our first entry is some shortages of fresh fruit and veg… https://t.co/C1hbnPmFJi
— David Henig (@DavidHenigUK) January 11, 2021
A Civilian’s Guide to Insurrection Legalese Marshall Project
Deutsche Bank and Signature Bank will ‘sever ties with Trump and his organization’ following election loss and MAGA riots – but POTUS still owes them $300 million in loans Daily Mail. That’ll show him! Wait, this ban applies to future business only. And he already owes them 300 mil. Oh.
Donald Trump being banned from social media is a dangerous distraction Guardian. Matt Stoller and Sarah Miller.
The ACLU in NYT on why the union of Silicon Valley monopolies — Apple, Google and Amazon — to remove Parler from the internet is so problematic. While ACLU is largely just a liberal pressure group now, they still have some real civil liberties lawyers:https://t.co/wgBlAnjyZX pic.twitter.com/3twrrwD5Rq
— Glenn Greenwald (@ggreenwald) January 11, 2021
California Republicans in battleground states face no-win vote on impeachment San Francisco Chronicle
PATRICK LAWRENCE: US Meddling in Hong Kong Consortium News (AL)
Antidote du Jour (via):
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.