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‘Consistent With a Mass Extinction’: New Study Warns Climate Chaos Driving Rapid Decline of Bumblebees Common Dreams

Are firstborns really natural leaders The Conversation This firstborn wants to know….

Marathon multi-party talks now likely as country faces hung Dail Independent (Ireland)

Why sushi could be the solution to a sea urchin invasion Guardian

Mad Dogs and Medical Bills The Baffler

Can charcoal make beef better for the environment? BBC

Anger as Lagos residents protest against motorcycle ban Al Jazeera

Storm Ciara’s hurricane-force winds batter UK transport network Guardian Stay safe, dear UK readers.

Kill Me Now

Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey headline arena like rock stars AP

2020

Now starring in Democratic campaign ads: Barack Obama Politico

Nevada Democrats Canceled Their Caucus App. But That Poses Its Own Problems. FiveThirtyEight So the chaos will continue?

Biden Faces An Uncertain Fate In New Hampshire American Conservative

Iowa Should Be a Warning — It’s Time to Switch to Paper Ballots TruthOut

Bernie Got the Most Votes in Iowa, Which Means He Won Iowa Jacobin

The Clinton Machine Will Do Anything to Stop Bernie Sanders TruthDig

Big Buttigieg Bloviations: Notes From The Edge Of The Narrative Matrix Caitlin Johnstone

MONEY TALKS IN THE DEMOCRATIC RACE New Yorker

A Bloomberg Presidency Would Have Trump-Size Conflicts of Interest TruthOut

Bloomberg Becoming Oligarch-in-Chief of Democratic Party Black Agenda Report

Bloomberg meets with Democratic governors The Hill

Imperial Collapse Watch

Imperial Graveyard London Review of Books

Big Brother IS Watching You Watch

Revealed: how drugs giants can access your health records Guardian

Our Famously Free Press

Can Journalism Be Saved? New York Review of Books

The Post’s masthead will have to accept that it is not God Columbia Journalism Review

Medical Care

Patients Stuck With Bills After Insurers Don’t Pay As Promised Kaiser Health News

#2019-nCoV

Satellite images show how coronavirus brought Wuhan to a standstill MIT Technology Review

Coronavirus death toll reaches that of Sars as total hits 813 worldwide SCMP

How the Coronavirus Made Globalization a Deadly Threat Der Spiegel

Military preparing quarantine centers for coronavirus patients in US, Pentagon says Miami Herald

WHO cautions that transmission of the new coronavirus outside of China could increase Stat

Julian Assange

Three Extraordinary Australian Journalists: Burchett, Pilger & Assange Consortium News

Waste Watch

Waste Not, Shop Not New York Review of Books

Congress ramps up scrutiny on recycling amid renewed calls for federal help Waste Dive

Impeachment

Trump impeachment trial: Is US politics beyond the point of repair? BBC

Syraqistan

US Considering War With Iran? Ayatollah Calls Sanctions ‘Criminal Act,’ Calls For Military Buildup International Business Times

India

Delhi Assembly elections 2020 | Exit polls predict big win for AAP; BJP likely to gain over 2015 tally  The Hindu

Russia pulls India closer with oil and weapons Nikkei Asian Review

Class Warfare

Does L.A.’s Homeless Crisis Require Federal Intervention?  Capital & Main

Part of America Is Still Forgotten, Now Under Trump NYT. Nick Kristof.

Will Spotify Ruin Podcasting? BIG Matt Stoller

Facebook and IRS Prepare for $9 Billion U.S. Tax Court Fight WSJ

Trump Transition

The Democrats’ Unserious Week Peggy Noonan (UserFriendly)

Democrats to plow ahead with Trump probes post-acquittal The Hill

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