Sunday, June 27, 2021

U.S. begins Berlin Airlift History


“I Keep Telling Myself that Justice Will Prevail” Der Spiegel, but then I spy ether characters who get promoted to leadership roles …

U.S. begins Berlin Airlift History. 73 years ago today.

Czech Republic: Deadly tornado sweeps through villages BBC Today

Some of the most iconic photos in history were shot on a Leica, including The Falling Soldier by Robert Capa in 1936, V-J Day in Times Square by Alfred Eisenstaedt in 1945, Raising a Flag over the Reichstag by Yevgeny Khaldei in 1945, James Dean in Times Square by Dennis Stock in 1955, Guerrillero Heroico by Alberto Korda in 1960, and The Terror of War by Nick Ut in 1972.

Pandemic old friendship

The other areas in Miami where buildings are at risk of collapse: Map from report that predicted 12-story condo collapse reveals water-logged spots Daily Mail

Henry Kissinger’s Famous Diplomacy Achieved Nothing Counterpunch

Lost memoir paints revered philosopher John Locke as ‘vain, lazy and pompous’ Guardian

Big Fat Gypsy CLEAR UP! ‘Pentecostal’ travellers who caused four days of ‘Mad Max’ mayhem in small town finally leave after mass litter-picking exercise Daily Mail

New York’s Government Is Not Done Screwing Restaurants and Bars Just Yet New York magazine

Why Did Congress Just Vote to Break Up Big Tech? BIG. Matt Stoller.

Social Media Success Is Driven by Hate Inquire

Sudden end of booze-to-go a ‘massive’ problem, NYC bar owners say NY Post

Hotels’ and Restaurants’ Rebound Summer Held Back by Shortages of Everything WSJ

The Home of Tomorrow Might Run on Pedal PowerTreehugger

Rhinos to Lisbon, turkeys to Agra: Recalling the history of animal gifts in pre-colonial times Scroll

Spiro Mounds: North America’s lost civilisationBBC

A Newly Rediscovered Article by Antonio Gramsci on the Fascists’ March on Rome Jacobin