Links – June 23, 2019

Lawyers Forced Border Patrol to Hospitalize Four Severely Ill Migrant Toddlers Rolling Stone

I’m a Jewish historian. Yes, we should call border detention centers “concentration camps.” Vox

Iran

US launched cyber attacks on Iran after drone shootdown: reports AFP

The Drone Iran Shot Down Was a $220M Surveillance Monster Wired

White House Pushes ‘Trump Pulled Back’ Story – He Likely Never Approved To Strike Iran Moon of Alabama

Northrop Grumman used a fictitious war with Iran to sell its Global Hawk drone to the Pentagon Quartz 

The Exceptionally American Historical Amnesia Behind Pompeo’s Claim of ‘40 Years of Unprovoked Iranian Aggression’ Common Dreams

Bring on Higher Oil Prices: They’ll Boost the US Economy. Powell Sees it Too. A New Experience for the US Wolf Street

The US, which has become the largest oil producer in the world, is in the middle of its second oil bust in five years. … The plunge in oil prices since August has caused the oil-and-gas sector to get skittish with capital expenditures this year … This became apparent during the 2014-16 oil bust when the sector drastically cut back on investing. The overall economy started to slow in 2015, and in 2016, GDP growth was just 1.6%, the worst since the Great Recession. … Obviously, there are dark consequences of higher gasoline prices: For example, they may also shift dollars from things like food and healthcare to gasoline.

Read THIS Before Cheering the Next War Washington’s Blog

Venezuela

FANB Warns that US Military Planes are Flying Over Venezuelan Territory Internationalist 360°

Review: Google Chrome has become surveillance software. It’s time to switch. SiliconValley.com


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