On the Care and Keeping of Mythological Apparitions Literary Hub
Construction, Efficiency, and Production Systems Construction Physics
Why is the USDA Buying $40 Million Worth of Pistachios? Modern Farmer
Champagne Tries to Fix Its Problems The beleaguered bubbly industry turns to the Hamptons to regain its sparkle. New York magazine (Grub Street).
Junk The Nation. Review of Mark Bittman’s latest.
Boardwalk Sabotage: Dead Fish and Rotting Meat Raise Tensions in the Rockaways New York magazine (Grub Street).
What England’s new vaccine passport could mean for covid tech’s next act MIT Technology Review
Big Brother IS Watching You Watch.
How to Opt Out of Facial Recognition at the Airport Conde Nast Traveler. From January, still germane.
24 Hours After Collapse, Crypto Hears Three Dreaded Letters Heisenberg Report (re Šilc)
Biden slams ‘ugly poison’ of racism that’s ‘plagued’ the US while signing anti-Asian hate crime bill at White House event with NO masks or social distancing Daily Mail. Imagine the reaction if Trump were the one doing this.
Biden’s Drilling Moratorium Is Not A Moratorium The Daily Poster. David Sirota.
The govt of Venezuela has just submitted Biden aide Richard Nephew’s sadistic book, “The Art of Sanctions,” to the ICC as evidence of US war crimes confessions: https://t.co/FI8vNKA0hS https://t.co/bbmIRQnDNx
— Max Blumenthal (@MaxBlumenthal) May 20, 2021
Twenty firms produce 55% of world’s plastic waste, report reveals Guardian< Leading plastics reduction lawyer sees single-use policies as ‘gateway’ to bigger change Waste Dive
The Deep State Thwarted Trump’s Afghanistan Withdrawal American Conservative
The Atlantic Daily: How Obama Really Feels About Trump Atlantic, Althouse his monumental ego blinds him to comprehend how the failures of his presidency gave us Trump.
The Fall of the House of Gates? The Nation
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