Avoid the eyes! Mine Sunday morning See Incompetence, Corruption and Policy Failure:
A Case against the Supreme Court of the United States The court was Jim Crow’s midwife, the right hand of the Union Busters, and the dead hand of the Confederacy, and now one of the leading architects of America’s democratic collapse. (Vox) See more The leaked abortion case shows that the Supreme Court has broken down: Reversing Row vs. Wade A draft majority opinion turns a constitutional tragedy into an institutional catastrophe. (Bloomberg)
A The Prophet of Rebellion: Martin Guri and the unruly masses “Sometimes, just by luck, you are in a high place and you can see the shape and character of the nearest problem, when those who are coming to the plains have no idea. I was in the CIA’s Global Media Analysis Division. And I was not alone. We’ve seen the digital tsunami sweep across the globe, and we’ve seen a tremendous spike in social and political instability behind it. We’ve all been asked the same question: Why? What’s the connection between information technology and politics?
A The war in Ukraine, as seen on Russian TV The complex and sometimes contradictory narratives on Russian television about the war are not just intended to convince viewers that the version of their events is true, misleading experts say. Quite often, the goal is to confuse viewers and sow seeds of disbelief so that viewers are not sure what to believe. (New York Times) See more How millions of Russians are tearing holes in digital iron curtains The rise of virtual private network downloads is a challenge for Vladimir Putin and his war version. (Washington Post)
A Newly released video shows 9/11 hijackers with Saudi intelligence operatives. Our “friend” Saudis (CBS News)
A How a billionaire boys’ club came to dominate Public Square The information that is leaked through legacy publications and social media networks is increasingly generated by billionaires and other wealthy dynasties. (Washington Post)
A The real cost: How the oil industry throws climate policy as an economic burden For 30 years, the controversy has largely ignored the growing cost of inactivity. (Grist) See more Bank of America, Citigroup, and Wells Fargo voted to maintain funding for fossil fuels. The three banks have rejected shareholders’ proposals for their lending practices in line with climate targets. (New republic)
A U.S. police trainers with right-wing affiliations are teaching hundreds of police officers A police instructor who has trained 560 officers in recent years has joined an extremist group and supported other far-right movements. Others have echoed QAnon and other French conspiracy theories on social media, a Reuters experiment found. (Reuters)
A The nurses are not right: Why they are leaving their jobs, and what it means for the future of healthcare Stagnant wages, abusive patients and short staffing were growing problems. Then El Covid. (Grid)
A Ron Desantis follows a burning path by a Hungarian authoritarian The Florida governor is not doing “worthy Trumpism.” He is discovering American urbanism. (Vox) See more The uneducated lessons of Ron Desantis and GOP’s culture war Previous clashes between Republican lawmakers and prominent businesses in the states they controlled did not always go as planned. (New Yorker)
A Revealed by a Strava com: Many lives of a fake pro cyclist: Australian cyclist Nick Clark has built a loyal following based on his national and international results and long professional career at his Virginia bike shop. There was only one problem: none of this was true. It’s a bizarre story of a year-long fraud scandal – the story of a man like ‘Catch Me If You Can’ who claims to be a professional cyclist, a soldier, a CEO, a lawyer, a writer, an educator, a hostage respondent and a weapon. Instructor. (Cycling Tips)
Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview this weekend Alex Guerreich Hon Te Advisors, a prudent global macro hedge fund. Previously, Guerwich ran the JP Morgans macro book. In 2020, Hon Te ranked 2nd in net returns, and a top 10 emerging manager. He is its author Next Perfect Trade And most recently, March 2020 Trades.
Poll: Majority says Trump should be charged with felony criminal mischief in Jan. 6 role ৷
Source: The Washington Post
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