June 2, 2019

Chelsea Manning’s Legal Team Challenge Harsh Fines Levied Against Her By Federal Court Shadowproof

UN Torture Report: ‘Demonized’ Assange Has Faced ‘Psychological Torture’ Consortium News

Chileans to Demonstrate as President Piñera Adresses the Nation teleSUR

Austerity to blame for 130,000 ‘preventable’ UK deaths – report Guardian

Korea

Death And Resurrection In North Korea Moon of Alabama

Iran

IAEA Confirms Iranian Compliance for the Fifteenth Time American Conservative

India

Troubling Unemployment Data, Leaked in January, Now Released Post-Elections The Wire

Donald Trump terminates preferential trade status for India under GSP Economic Times

China

Journalists with state broadcaster CGTN in US denied passes to cover Congress SCMP

Environment

Superbugs in the Anthropocene: A Profit-Driven Plague Climate&Capitalism

The promise of a world without disease has been replaced by warnings of evermore virulent pathogens, created by the very drugs that were supposed to save us.

When the Levees Break Again NYTimes

New Orleans, its flood protections verging on obsolete, lives on the edge of disaster

Ecological Importance and Human Rights Be Damned, Trump Admin Says Fossil Fuel Pillaging in Arctic Refuge Coming Soon Common Dreams

On Thin Ice: March Warming in Alaska Led to Eight Deaths, Disrupted Fishing Common Dreams

Use of Male Mice Skews Drug Research Against Women, Study Finds Guardian

Was Walt Whitman racist? Chicago Reader

Northwestern voice student Timothy McNair took a stand in protest—and failed a class.

Amazon Shopping for Manhattan Office Space, Proving HQ2 Haters Right Slate

Muslims of early America Aeon

Muslims came to America more than a century before Protestants, and in great numbers. How was their history forgotten?

Why we need to start drinking coffee like Italians TreeHugger

Ultra-processed foods linked to increased risk of death and disease TreeHugger

Champions League final: how money buys success on the pitch The Conversation


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