Forty-nine years ago today, burglars broke into the offices of the Democratic National Committee at the Watergate Hotel in Washington DC, setting in motion a chain of events that would eventually result in Richard Nixon resigning the presidency.
A look back at how Watergate scandal began Atlanta Journal-Constitution
The Breaking of Stephen Colbert National Review
History As End Harper’s
CORONAVIRUSA Los Angeles COVID Report Card Capital & Main
China’s zero-tolerance approach helped control Covid-19, but is it time for an exit strategy?South China Morning Post
Biden Spending Plans Remain Popular Monmouth University
That’s priceless. https://t.co/B86DfDyvQz
— Matt Taibbi (@mtaibbi) June 16, 2021
‘Pure insanity’: How Trump and his allies pressured the Justice Department
to help overturn the election WaPo
The Antitrust Revolution Has Found Its Leader BIG. Matt Stoller.
New Cold War
Max Boot and his fellow neocons have this obsession with their Leaders showing power and strength because they know they themselves lack it and always have. Militarism and imperial power is how they compensate for their own inadequacies and feel vicariously strong. Adam Smith: pic.twitter.com/o6wCTX7If2
— Glenn Greenwald (@ggreenwald) June 16, 2021
The Decline of Western Power Craig Murray
Boris Johnson Toadies Up to Biden at the G7 Counterpunch
Antidote du Jour (via):
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jur here.