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RUSSIA IS NOW THE BIG CHEESE John Helmer (MJL)
Amazon Launches Climate Label to Help Customers Make Greener Choices EcoWatch. I am sure the commentariat will have much to say about this development.
Buying Wedding Insurance During the Pandemic NYT (re Šilc)
Yih and Kulldorff’s “Radical” Covid Strategy Spectre (dd)
Covid Kills Commuterland American Conservative
QAnon’s Inexorable Spread Beyond the U.S. Der Spiegel
Revealed: There are now just NINE countries – including tiny Gibraltar, San Marino and Liechtenstein – where Britons can travel freely without quarantine or a covid test – as Denmark, Iceland, Slovakia are latest to be red-flagged Daily Mail. Almost as bad as holding a US passport.
Lessons learnt from easing COVID-19 restrictions: an analysis of countries and regions in Asia Pacific and Europe Lancet
RIP Ruth Bader Ginsburg
How Losing RBG Could Shape Criminal Justice For Years to Come Marshall Project
Memo Suggests Tactics For Dems to Slow Trump’s SCOTUS Pick The Daily Poster. David Sirota.
White-Collar Crime, No Punishment Project Syndicate (david l)
Nursing Homes Oust Unwanted Patients With Claims of Psychosis NYT (UserFriendly)
The Political Donations of NBA Owners Are Not So Progressive The Ringer (GP)
Our Famously Free Press
As Joe Rogan’s Platform Grows, So Does the Media and Liberal Backlash. Why? Intercept Glenn Greenwald
so next week we’re looking at: a potential google antitrust lawsuit, a subpoena vote for FB, Google and Twitter, a Section 230 markup and a hearing on potential new antitrust laws. October surprises am I RIGHT
— Ashley Gold (@ashleyrgold) September 24, 2020
Big Brother IS Watching You Watch
West Coast Wildfires
The BuzzFeed Russiagate agenda The Komisar Scoop
— Matt Taibbi (@mtaibbi) September 25, 2020
“The Democratic Party Opened the Way for Trump” Der Spiegel NC readers are well aware of this argument. Amazed to fin this now in Der Spiegel.
It’s probably unfair to pick on @chrisloder: but I was sent a response to a constituent of his that referred to this page on the Internal Market Bill on his website. And I guess he is repeating a central line, so comments on it it may be useful to others https://t.co/Awuvd11xwS
— George Peretz QC (@GeorgePeretzQC) September 24, 2020
What better way to tie up the week than with a run-through of pacta sunt servanda?
A short thread, with pictures
— Simon Usherwood (@Usherwood) September 18, 2020
Antidote du Jour:
See yesterday Link and Antidote du Jour here.