Graham Greene Against the World The New Republic. Big GG fan. I’ve read all the novels, the collected film criticism, much else besides, but somehow missed the short stories, which I’ll turn to later today, following a friend’s recommendation to read one.
The Short Story Priesthood The Baffler
A Year Into COVID, What Have We Learned? Capital & Main
Did CDC Delays in Up-To-Date Masking Advice Cost Health Workers’ Lives? Kaiser Health News
Opinion: COVID-19 challenges German efficiency cliche Deutsche Welle
A State-by-State Look at Coronavirus in Prisons Marshall Project. I’ve linked to this before; latest update.
Biden Defers to the Blob Counterpunch
Our Famously Free Press
If The Rich Were Propagandizing Us, We’d Have Heard About It In The News Caitlin Johnstone
This entire outburst of “harassment” discourse is designed to place journalists off limits from public critique. Pay no attention to it. Journalists exert a lot of influence – they can ruin people’s lives and reputations, among other things – and are 100% fair game for criticism. https://t.co/snvo5BqlE1
— Glenn Greenwald (@ggreenwald) March 13, 2021
Antitrust Is Back in America Project Syndicate
1. There’s an important debate w/in the Federalist Society over the conservative legal movement. The alliance between social conservatives and libertarians is breaking down. A few observations about this wonderful @jacklgoldsmith essay on the tension. https://t.co/z5eIxeUUNC
— Matt Stoller (@matthewstoller) March 13, 2021
Black Lives Matter
Germany kicks off general election year with state polls Deutsche Welle
Lava Jato Hacker Walter Delgatti speaks Brasilwire
Growing Pains London Review of Books.
Antidote du Jour (via):
And a bonus video (Chuck L):
Indian Scops Owl (Otus bakkamoena)???️???️❤️ pic.twitter.com/BX6Z8k6AD4
— World birds (@worldbirds32) January 5, 2021
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.