Jerri-Lynn here: Fifty years ago today, the Supreme Court handed down its Pentagon Papers decision, allowing the New York Times and the Washington Post to publish the papers. Today I link to Revealing the Pentagon Papers in Congress — 7: The Verdict Consortium News. “This is Part 7 of Consortium News’ multi-part series on the 50th Anniversary of the late Sen. Mike Gravel obtaining the Pentagon Papers from Daniel Ellsberg and the consequences Gravel faced for revealing the top secret documents in Congress, just hours before the Supreme Court decided the case on June 30, 1971.” Moi: Gravel died on June 26.
ERIC AMBLER: A CRIME READER’S GUIDE TO THE CLASSICS Crime Reads. From 2018; I’m linking to this today as Ambler was born this week in London on June 28,1909.
COVID: Global tourism losses ‘could top $4 trillion’ Deutsche Welle
NEWS: @NinaTurner is running in a district represented by pro-Medicare for All lawmakers for the last 30 years.
She just aired a pro-Medicare-for-All ad – and instantly, Dem lawmakers and lobbyists bankrolled by Big Pharma started attacking her. https://t.co/Wj6YAuGK34
— David Sirota (@davidsirota) June 30, 2021
The Cruelty Was Never The Point American Conservative
‘It definitely feels early’: GOP’s long race to 2024 begins AP. Kill me now.
Gwen Goldman serves as bat girl for New York Yankees, fulfilling 60-year-old dream ESPN. I never wanted to be a bat girl. My dream was to play shortstop for the Yanks. Until I realized I couldn’t hit, throw, nor field.
Techno-Feudalism Is Taking Over Project Syndicate. Yanis Varoufakis.
FBI Fabrication Against Assange Falls Apart Craig Murray
Big Brother IS Watching You Watch
I’m in no way ratifying or supporting the claim that NSA collected the communications of Carlson or any Fox host, simply because I don’t know.
But what I know for sure is that this is NSA’s non-denial denial, using the same false framework they always use to mislead the public.
— Glenn Greenwald (@ggreenwald) June 30, 2021
The Rise of China’s State Surveillance Machinery Literary Hub
Antidote du Jour (via):
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.