To Stop Illegal Fishing, Send a Seabird Nautilus (Micael)
How Liquid Death Became Gen Z’s La Croix Bon Appetit
New Not-So-Cold War
General Armageddon Comes to Ukraine The Real Politick with Mark Sleboda
An old thread worth re-reading periodically:
Most fascinating thing about the Ukraine war is the sheer number of top strategic thinkers who warned for years that it was coming if we continued down the same path.
No-one listened to them and here we are.
Small compilation 🧵 of these warnings, from Kissinger to Mearsheimer.
— Arnaud Bertrand (@RnaudBertrand) March 1, 2022
How the GOP Could Win Its Long War Against Social Security The American Prospect
This guy is really good at campaigning, no question. https://t.co/gqJOb5eacW
— Jeet Heer (@HeerJeet) October 30, 2022
Democrats en déshabillé
Ilhan Omar has morphed into a real Democrat. She gave israel $3.8b in 2021, $40 billion this year to arms manufacturers (bc she’s super anti-war), withdrew a letter calling for diplomacy on the verge of nuclear war, and calls anyone who disagrees a “Russian propagandist”. Great! https://t.co/cQGASEB7Bp
— Richard Medhurst (@richimedhurst) October 29, 2022
Police State Watch
Pentagon’s US-Mexico border mission extends for another year Military Times
Homeland Security agents “scrambled” to Best Buy in 2020 to get laptops for new recruits with “barely any form of training,” meeting up in a “parking lot” to begin work creating spy files on Americans protesting George Floyd’s murder. pic.twitter.com/7RNICPHJBM
— dell cameron (@dellcam) October 27, 2022
Our No Longer Free Press
THREAD. This is a thread about a “crime wave” that you barely hear about in the daily national news or on local tv every night. A crime wave by corporate landlords. It’s important to understand what is happening, and also who benefits from the media not treating it as urgent.
— Alec Karakatsanis (@equalityAlec) October 27, 2022
If the union gets a contract with concrete concessions, it will demonstrate the benefits of being in a union and likely prompt more unionizing within the company and at other companies. 2/
— Noam Scheiber (@noamscheiber) October 28, 2022
Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop touted the ‘benefits’ of putting a jade egg in your vagina. Now it must pay. The Washington Post (Furzy)
How Reality Got ‘Storified’ and What We Can Do About It New York Times (alynch)
Antidote du jour (via):
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.