Links 5/31/19

US Department of Energy is now referring to fossil fuels as “freedom gas” Ars Technica

The Church of England’s Mission to Change Investment Der Spiegel

Climate Proposals Fail at Exxon, Chevron Shareholder Meetings Climate Liability News

A Strange Blight London Review of Books. Review of Library of American edition of Silent Spring, a book I first read in either the seventh or eighth grade, on the recommendation of my science teacher.

Extreme weather is pummeling the Midwest, and farmers are in deep trouble WaPo

To save the African elephant, focus must turn to poverty and corruption The Conversation

Prisoner’s Dilemma shows how exploitation is a basic property of human society MIT Technology Review

New York City’s War on Bikes Is Dangerous for Workers and the Environment Motherboard

Indiana salmon hatchery to raise nation’s first genetically modified animal cleared for human consumption Chicago Tribune

Class Warfare

After Neoliberalism Project Syndicate. Joseph Stiglitz.

Cruel and Unusual: A Guide to California’s Broken Prisons and the Fight to Fix Them ProPublica

Newark Ticketing Drivers Who Give Money To Panhandlers CBS New York

New ban on ‘McMansions’ would dramatically change Seattle’s house-building rules Seattle Times

Making Wall Street Pay Counterpunch. Dean Baker.

In the Heart of Real-Estate Power, a Housing Movement Nears Victory The Nation

TENNESSEE GOV. BILL LEE’S OFFICE IS WORKING WITH VOLKSWAGEN TO CRUSH A UNION DRIVE Intercept

Death from overwork being studied in Hong Kong Asia Times

Mark Zuckerberg Will Be Served a Summons If He Sets Foot In Canada Motherboard

2020

Mike Gravel Should Be on the 2020

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