Heads up! The cardiovascular secrets of giraffes Ars Technica
Habermas and pimps Global Inequality and More 3.0
New York’s Hyphenated History Paris Review
Much-Belated Praise for The Lives of Others National Review
All together now: the most trustworthy covid-19 model is an ensemble MIT Technology Review
Imperial Collapse Watch
Tackling Asia’s Plastic Pollution Project Syndicate
An investigation by Swedish national news reveals that the NSA has been spying on Swedish high-ranking politicians, and they were helped to do so by the Danish national security agency. https://t.co/OtrwfTmKwP
— Ariz Kader (@KaderAriz) May 30, 2021
What You Should Be Paid vs. What You Are Getting Paid Capital & Main
This Stoller post is a must read:
Amazon Prime “is basically a money laundering scheme. Amazon forces brands/sellers to bake the cost of Prime into their consumer price so it appears like Amazon offers free shipping when in reality the cost is incorporated into the consumer price.” Amazing read @matthewstoller https://t.co/9h3YVM26KC
— Terri Gerstein (@TerriGerstein) May 30, 2021
Amazon Prime Is an Economy-Distorting Lie BIG. Matt Stoller.
Our Famously Free Press
To the Media: Readers Need to Know More Counterpunch. Ralph Nader.
You (Still) Can’t Sit with Us Freddie deBoer
Antidote du Jour. mgl: “This is a South Island takahē, a “nationally vulnerable” endemic bird to New Zealand, as seen on Kapiti Island, which is just off the west coast of south part of N Island. Kapiti I is a predator free reserve. This one is one of a couple that have been re-introduced. They’re like very robust chickens that snuffle about.”
And a bonus video:
Wait for it.. pic.twitter.com/gTwVFKe58K
— Buitengebieden (@buitengebieden_) May 30, 2021
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.