The Impossible Politics of Johnny Cash The Atlantic
The week in wildlife – in pictures Guardian
SantaCon returns to NYC NY Post
Scholz denies Germany is divided over COVID vaccinations Deutsche Welle
Denmark’s Omicron surge is a warning to the rest of world Business Times
Inside the Secretive World of Union Busting: Labor-Focused Academics Targeted for Their Research Capital & Main. Capital and Main is running a series on union busting; this article is one of several.
Noncompetes aren’t just bad for workers, they are bad for firms trying to hire those workers. https://t.co/73yJToliL7
— Matt Stoller (@matthewstoller) December 11, 2021
Amazon better get their ass kicked for either(/all) building a warehouse in the middle of tornado central (orange lines are previous tornado tracks) that collapses when a tornado passes over, not having an adequate safe-room or not evacuating workers when a tornado was coming. https://t.co/P6t3gE5MVb pic.twitter.com/qIsTNN7TcD
— Nathan Ruser (@Nrg8000) December 11, 2021
Our Famously Free Press
The Judicial Kidnapping of Julian Assange Counterpunch. John Pilger.
This is exactly right https://t.co/vYZ4MZafZt
— Matt Taibbi (@mtaibbi) December 12, 2021
Amazing: Here are what leading press freedom and civil liberties groups — Committee to Protect Journalists, Reporters Without Borders, Freedom of the Press Foundation, and ACLU — tweeted about one of the gravest attacks on First Am press freedoms in years in the Assange case: pic.twitter.com/F6kw9ZIMGx
— Glenn Greenwald (@ggreenwald) December 11, 2021
Middle Eastern autocrats sigh relief: the U.S. signals Democracy Summit will not change policy Responsible Statecraft. Nothing fundamental will change.
— Susan Sarandon (@SusanSarandon) December 11, 2021
Evangelicals stay silent on Trump’s ‘fuck Bibi’ comment, signaling the movement’s confusion as one of its heroes turns on another. https://t.co/LquwvGrCdG
— Amir Tibon (@amirtibon) December 12, 2021
Imperial Collapse Watch
— Mark Ames (@MarkAmesExiled) December 10, 2021
What Putin really told Biden Asia Times Pepe Escobar
The ESG Mirage Bloomberg
Groves of Academe
The Quiet Scandal of College Teaching Liberties
China in Africa: no more hard cash as debt-hit nations battle Covid-19 disruptions South China Morning Post
— Civil Disobedience Movement (@cvdom2021) December 11, 2021
The Dam Granta
Antidote du Jour (via):
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.