The Real-Life Whale That Gave Moby Dick His Name Smithsonian (MJ)
A Literary History of Witches Literary Hub. Missed this yesterday.
LUCKY STRIKE Science (chuck l)
Kill Me Now
— Saagar Enjeti (@esaagar) October 31, 2021
Billionaires Are Not Morally Qualified To Shape Human Civilization Caitlin Johnstone
The West invested tens of billions (mostly in loans) propping up Boris Yeltsin’s corrupt regime—backing Yeltsin’s ’93 coup against Russia’s parliament & his fraudulent ’96 election—and in return, gained hundreds of billions in offshored Russian wealth.https://t.co/17GEO23Mt3
— Mark Ames (@MarkAmesExiled) October 31, 2021
The Burnout Crisis in Historic Preservation Preservation Leadership Forum (chuck l)
Big Brother IS Watching You Watch
L’affaire Jeffrey Epstein
The biggest gamble of Prince Andrew’s life will either save him… or sink him: In exposing his accuser’s alleged past, even the Duke’s supporters were lamenting the absence of any sign of remorse, writes RICHARD KAY Daily Mail
Our Famously Free Press
What Happened to Matt Taibbi? New York Magazine
The “Let’s Go, Brandon!” Freakout Goes Next-Level TK News. Matt Taibbi.
‘Hopes unfulfilled’: G20 fails to agree on climate change goals Sydney Morning Herald (The Rev Kev)
EU climate chief: ‘We need to be more ambitious’ Deutsche Welle
Owners of British trawler impounded in Normandy are ordered to pay £125,000 ‘deposit’ to the French before vessel will be allowed to leave and return to Britain – after Macron told Boris to ‘back down’ on fishing row Daily Mail
UK-France stand-off over post-Brexit fishing rights deepens FT (The Rev Kev)
1. Astonishing, damning speech given by head of Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (oversight committee on war) @SIGARHQ on efforts by @StateDept and @DeptofDefense to classify vital info on #Afghanwar since the fall of Kabul in Aug…. thread summary ?
— Jane Ferguson (@JaneFerguson5) October 29, 2021
Epidemics End. Eventually. Sort Of. The Wire
USTC researchers claim quantum breakthrough Asia Times (The Rev Kev)
LDP beats the odds at Japan’s election Asia Times (The Rev Kev)
Antidote du Jour (via):
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.