Happy Labor Day!
This Labor Day, We Remember Our Essential Workers Capital & Main
Theology’s Invisible Hand Commonweal
How American Environmentalism Failed The Wire
Why won’t TV news say ‘climate change’? Columbia Journalism Review
Defensive, Not Aggressive London Review of Books. Andrew Cockburn.
Rats, drought and labour shortages eat into global edible oil recovery Reuters (re/silC)
The G20 Must Recommit to COVAX Project Syndicate
Virus czar calls to begin readying for eventual 4th vaccine dose Times of Israel (flora): Hoisted from comments
The UCSC team building COVID-19’s evolutionary tree of life Santa Cruz Sentinel (David L)
How Will Ho Chi Minh City’s Lockdown End? Vietnam Weekly
Why some US Blacks and Latinos remain COVID-19 ‘vaccine deliberate’ ABC (The Rev Kev)
Each COVID-19 surge poses a risk for healthcare workers: PTSD Reuters (re/silC)
Chicago just forced 70+ school bus drivers – 10% of its entire fleet – out of work with vax mandates, leaving working class parents of special needs kids w/o rides
— Max Blumenthal (@MaxBlumenthal) September 5, 2021
18) Just how damn bad is #COVID19 deaths in Florida & Texas & rest of conservative South right now? It’s so severe per capita that it even shows up in global comparisons. Hope @GovAbbott @GovRonDeSantis at paying attention. ?
— Eric Feigl-Ding (@DrEricDing) September 6, 2021
So this is how humanity falls pic.twitter.com/VFKCQ9EYyS
— Benjamin Dixon (@BenjaminPDixon) September 4, 2021
Yet another achievement! With more than 180 million vaccine doses administered in the month of August, India leaves a mark on the Global map of leading its way in vaccinating its population on priority. #LargestVaccineDrive pic.twitter.com/ftvdHVIWMk
— MyGovIndia (@mygovindia) September 5, 2021
JOE MANCHIN’S DIRTY EMPIRE The Intercept
Meet Altos Labs, Silicon Valley’s latest wild bet on living forever MIT Technology Review
DARK MONEY GROUP HARASSES SCHOOL BOARDS ACROSS CALIFORNIA Left Coast Right Watch (chuck l)
Big Brother IS Watching You Watch
After 9/11: how China saw a chance to crack down at home in global fight on terror South China Morning Post
Is a cold war still possible in an overheating world? Responsible Statecraft
Govt revises NLEM: Slashes prices of 39 common drugs India TV (Eustachedesaintpierre). Hoisted from comments.
ICMR Includes Ivermectin for COVID-19 Indication in National List of Essential Medicines TrialSite News (urblintz). Hoisted from comments.
OP-ED: Why is Bangladesh so prone to floods? Dhaka Tribune
The Soviet Water Legacy in Central Asia The Diplomat
Afghanistan Was a Ponzi Scheme Sold to the American Public Foreign Policy (pjay). Hoisted from comments.
Data-Driven Defeat: Information versus Interests in Afghanistan American Affairs (chuck l)
Washington has devised a way of waging war that inevitably leads to American failure Independent. Patrick Cockburn.
Does the NYT Editorial Board know the difference between “the American dream” and American exceptionalism? For centuries, the former has generally been held to be upward social mobility. Re-making the world in the national image is American exceptionalism. pic.twitter.com/Hwp6czqOBG
— Sam Haselby (@samhaselby) September 5, 2021
Antidote du Jour (via):
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Great Bustard (Otis tarda)???️?❤️ pic.twitter.com/oxPdSK3uin
— World birds (@worldbirds32) September 5, 2021
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.