The Surfside condo collapse and NYC’s BQE NY Daily News
Greeks Bearing Gifts Lapham’s Quarterly. Simon Winchester.
True Bromance London Review of Books. Review of Ravi Shankar biography.
The Resurrection of Bass Reeves Texas Monthly
Sea otters defy our understanding of metabolism Popular Science (The Rev Kev)
Billion Years of Tectonic Plate Movement in 40 Seconds Visual Capitalist (furzy)
Plagues, Liberal Society and the Future after Covid Settimana News (The Rev Kev)
COVID: Cuba approves emergency use of own Abdala vaccine Deutsche Welle
Trish Greenhalgh: Freedom Day, but at what cost? The BMJ Opinion
Boris Johnson: The Prime Etonian Prospect
The Ascension of Bernie Sanders NYT. MoDo.
Jewishness as property under Israeli law Mondoweiss (chuck l)
Our Famously Free Press
TK Newsletter: Cautiously Optimistic TK News. Matt Taibbi.
Why Brazilian Workers Love Lula Jacobin
Bolsonaro’s escalating rhetoric about canceling the 2022 election is coinciding with polls showing Lula almost certain to defeat him. The latest today, from @folha, shows Lula with a 21-point lead. Lula would win in the run-off by 58%-31%.https://t.co/cjHyU6bSIH pic.twitter.com/CK4kwWW1m7
— Glenn Greenwald (@ggreenwald) July 9, 2021
Coronavirus, poverty, Pakistan: India is under siege, but not ready for war with China South China Morning Post (furzy). Shashi Tharoor.
The Scream The Baffler
India’s trade protectionism and low-productivity vicious cycle Ideas for India
US-China tensions take an ominous legal turn Asia Times
China looks for ways to help fill void in Afghanistan without overcommitting itself South China Morning Post
Europeans pretend to do antitrust but don’t. The U.S. is starting to get into gear on big tech.
But the real action is in China. https://t.co/NrViA7Gwfc
— Matt Stoller (@matthewstoller) July 11, 2021
Antidote du Jour (via):
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.