I thought it was a bit early for ‘the dog days of summer’

It’s been a slow few days with not really much to say. There’s not much substance here.



Fig. 1. John Bolton and Binyamin Netanyahu at a press conference. Office of U.S. National Security Advisor, August 20, 2018, via Wikimedia Commons, public domain.

Asaf Elia-Shalev, “ADL faces Wikipedia ban over reliability concerns on Israel, antisemitism,” Jewish Telegraphic Agency, June 18, 2024, https://www.jta.org/2024/06/18/united-states/adl-faces-wikipedia-ban-over-reliability-concerns-on-israel-antisemitism


Peter Beaumont, “Benjamin Netanyahu dissolves Israeli war cabinet,” Guardian, June 17, 2024, https://www.theguardian.com/world/article/2024/jun/17/benjamin-netanyahu-dissolves-israel-war-cabinet

Holly Honderich and Tom Bateman, “White House hits back at Netanyahu’s weapons delay claims,” British Broadcasting Corporation, June 18, 2024, https://www.bbc.com/news/articles/c977vyv1yr7o



Donald Trump
Hush money

Fig. 2. Cartoon by Jesse Duquette, undated, via “Minneapple23” [pseud.] on Imgur, April 1, 2023, fair use.

Erica Orden, “New York’s top court dismisses Trump’s appeal of gag order in hush money case,” Politico, June 18, 2024, https://www.politico.com/news/2024/06/18/trump-gag-order-appeal-dismissed-00163902



Ryan Deto, “Pittsburgh lawmaker seeking bipartisan marijuana legalization bill,” Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, June 18, 2024, https://triblive.com/news/pennsylvania/pittsburgh-lawmaker-seeking-bipartisan-marijuana-legalization-bill/



Fig. 3. The spectre of Death, in the form of a large skeleton, rises with the smoke and flames of the burning Asch Building during the Triangle fire, as people jump and fall to their death. Artist unknown, from International Ladies Garment Workers Union Photographs (1885-1985) at The Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, via Wikimedia Commons, CC BY 2.0.

Caroline O’Donovan, “Amazon fined $5.9 million for breaking labor law in California,” Washington Post, June 18, 2024, https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2024/06/18/amazon-fine-labor-law-california/

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