Links – June 24, 2019

‘It’s totally unfair’: Chicago, where the rich live 30 years longer than the poor Guardian

‘Damn, This Is Bad’: Fire Continues to Burn After South Philly Refinery Blast NBC 10

‘It looked like Armageddon’: Refinery fire puts focus on toxic chemical Inquirer

Former Shale Gas CEO Says Fracking Revolution Has Been ‘A Disaster’ For Drillers, Investors DeSmog

How to Invest and Profit in the Next Recession Bloomberg


CBS News Analyst Pushing for Military Strike on Iran is Being Paid by Raytheon AntiMedia

A Low Carbon Enlightenment Tehran Times

A U.S.-led joint naval operation in the South China Sea in November 2018. Photo: US Navy


Coalition of the willing builds in South China Sea Asia Times

Europe is expanding its naval presence in the contested sea, adding legitimacy to US free navigation operations and affirming China’s anxieties of Western encirclement

Ethiopia army chief shot dead by own bodyguard in failed coup Sky News

Marx and the Dutch East India Company Historical Materialism

Class war anarchists descend on Boris and Carrie’s flat as it emerges she’s ‘too afraid to return’ after anti-Brexit neighbours called police on them and handed row recording to newspaper Daily Mail

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