Day With New York’s Bird Paramedics New York magazine
The hidden architecture of birds MIT Press
What Is the Migratory Bird Treaty Act? TreeHugger
The Dark Side of Congo’s Cobalt Rush New Yorker
A world of goods Times Literary Supplement
Sentenced by Algorithm Judge Jed Rakoff
What We Lose When Literary Criticism Ends The Walrus
Deaths from Covid-19 and during the battle of the Somme exhibit similarities – bad leaders bear responsibility Independent. Patrick Cockburn.
Eager Teens Give Needed Boost to U.S. Vaccination Campaign NYT
UK intelligence ‘is helping US probe theory that Covid leaked from Wuhan lab’ after Biden ordered officials to ‘redouble’ efforts to identify origins of virus Daily Mail
Rather large anti-Bolsonaro street protests today around Brazil, the largest in São Paulo. The size is even more impressive given the COVID pandemic continues to ravage and vaccines still aren’t available for most of the population.
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— Glenn Greenwald (@ggreenwald) May 29, 2021
— assistant inspector (@housetrotter) May 27, 2021
I grew a beard London Review of Books
Arizona Slim: “What NC started with the Hubert Horan series, the Gravel Institute is bringing to YouTube video. Let’s see how long this one lasts before the YouTube PTB throttles it.”
The problem with the judiciary isn’t a bunch of right-wing judges. The judge who cleared T-Mobile-Sprint was an Obama appointee. It’s the Breyer’s as well.
The judiciary is rotten across the board.
— Matt Stoller (@matthewstoller) May 29, 2021
Our Famously Free Press
Matt Taibbi: ‘Fact-checking’ takes another beating National Post
Groves of Academe
Shared Governance Was Eroding Before Covid-19. Now It’s a Landslide, AAUP Report Says. Chronicle of Higher Education
Why is no one talking about the fact that recently arrested Belarusian activist Roman Protasevich is literally a battle-hardened neo-nazi? Journalist Mark Ames walks us through the real story of NATO’s new hero.@MarkAmesExiled
— BreakThrough News (@BTnewsroom) May 28, 2021
Israel Narrative Management Is Getting Incredibly Desperate And Brazen Caitlin Johnstone
India is grappling with covid grief MIT Technology Review
Chinese President Xi Jinping seeks to rally country’s scientists for ‘unprecedented’ contest South China Morning Post
Mainland Chinese tech start-ups hope to tap SPAC trend to go public South China Morning Post
Antidote du Jour (via):
And a bonus video (guurst):
Acorn Woodpecker (Melanerpes formicivorus)🐦🦜🕊️🎵❤️ pic.twitter.com/opJOSy2ErB
— World birds (@worldbirds32) March 31, 2021
See yesterday’s Lnks and Antidote du Jour here.