Are Cities Finished? Project Syndicate
When Engineers Were Humanists New York Review of Books
Postures of Transport Public Domain Review
A Friendly Debate About Herbert Marcuse, with R.J. Eskow Matt Taibbi. Hoisted from comments (flora)
US braces for 500K COVID deaths: Somber milestone nears as Fauci says Americans may still need masks into 2022 despite infections falling – as experts say cases could drop so low that vaccine complacency sets in Daily Mail
Dying on the Waitlist ProPublica
Top virologist warns Italy virus cases rising again Medical Xpress
Germany’s COVID infections rise again Deutsche Welle
Texas Deep Freeze
Austin Energy says power has been restored to 100 percent of customers Austin American-Statesman
Big Brother IS Watching You Watch
US-China tech war: calls for Biden to fund US semiconductors grow louder in Washington South China Morning Post
Accomplice to Carnage Foreign Affairs Robert Malley and Stephen Pomper.
Beyond the standard Dem interest groups, Biden’s AG nominee, Merrick Garland, is receiving vocal support from police groups across the US. Obama chose him for the Court because he was known as being a very pro-police judge & thought GOP would approve him.https://t.co/lDqXFuAvza pic.twitter.com/7HqKrzv2fO
— Glenn Greenwald (@ggreenwald) February 21, 2021
Silence About GOP Senators’ Hypocrisy The Daily Poster. David Sirota.
The New Cold War
EU: Germany urges sanctions against Russia Deutsche Welle
On Not Being a Princess Craig Murray
‘Rulers Are Leading a Campaign of Terror Against Journalists and Activists’: Al Jazeera Anchor The Wire. Meanwhile, the U.S. media focuses on being woke uber alles.
Myanmar’s largest garment worker union calls on all brands who produce in Myanmar:
▪️Denounce the coup
▪️Announce military regime will threaten future investment
▪️Cut ties with military-connected business
▪️Ensure no workers are dismissed for participating in CDM
Brands below. pic.twitter.com/xR7onYEM7e
— Andrew TS (@AndrewTSaks) February 18, 2021
How India’s Government is Weaponizing Twitter Columbia Journalism Review
Antidote du Jour (via):
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.