Tea With Martin Amis Tablet
Can Historians Be Traumatized by History? The New Republic
America’s Hidden Gulag New York Review of Books
In Kent London Review of Books. Patrick Cockburn.
We’ll Have Herd Immunity by April WSJ. If only….The view from the WSJ op-ed page. Hmm.
Covid-19 Vaccination Delays Could Bring More Virus Variants, Impede Efforts to End Pandemic WSJ. The view from the WSJ news side.
Eeek! London Review of Books
China’s coronavirus vaccines: for many countries, it’s not political, it’s the only choice South China Morning Post
The Sound and the Fury of Andrew Cuomo New Yorker
Far as we know “the pandemic” didn’t collapse average life expectancy in countries like China, South Korea, Taiwan. The difference is, America is ruled by corrupt losers, and we still haven’t figured out how the fuck to get rid of them.https://t.co/PiOAfsltTk
— Mark Ames (@MarkAmesExiled) February 20, 2021
Texas Deep Freeze
Texas freeze shows a chilling truth – how the rich use climate change to divide us Guardian. Robert Reich.
Lawsuit accuses ERCOT, power companies ‘consciously’ allowing mass outages during storm Austin American-Statesman
Ted Cruz’s wife Heidi gets flight from Cancun back to storm-ravaged Texas as parents at her daughters’ private school demand they quarantine after hitting the Ritz-Carlton beach without masks Daily Mail
An 11-year-old boy in Texas, Cristian, was excited this week to play in the snow for the first time. That night he went to bed in an unheated mobile home and never woke up. The authorities believe he died of hypothermia. https://t.co/lgaOUzcdYL
— Nicholas Kristof (@NickKristof) February 20, 2021
— Marcus Rashford MBE (@MarcusRashford) February 19, 2021
The Atrocious Prosecution of Julian Assange Counterpunch
New Cold War
Russia holds the key to German sovereignty Asia Times. Pepe Escobar.
Alexei Navalny fined for ‘defaming’ Russian veteran Deutsche Welle
India’s Privatisation Drive The India Forum
Myanmar coup: UN chief Guterres slams ‘deadly violence’ Deutsche Welle
China raises rare earth quotas in ‘goodwill trade signal’ to US South China Morning Post
HOW ORACLE SELLS REPRESSION IN CHINA Intercept
“The Europeans Suffer from Arrogance” Der Spiegel
Facecrook: Dealing with a Global Menace BIG Matt Stoller
Antidote du Jour (via):
See yesterday’s Links and antidote du Jour here.