It’s episode 69 and no we’re not doing something special for it. Headlines, chat, some discussion of a variety of topics, we even talked a bit about foods, Jackie’s dislike for chocolate and a host of other things including more upcoming scripted episodes.

Enjoy!

Some of the links from stories or articles mentioned in the show (as always, in no particular order):

Hong Kong security forcibly removes Democratic council and then unanimously votes pro-Communist as new chairman

https://news.rthk.hk/rthk/en/component/k2/1527089-20200519.htm

https://pendect.com/categories/politics/european/germany/highest-german-court-rules-that-internet-surveillance-of-foreigners-in-foreign-countries-is-unconstitutional

https://www.businessinsider.com/india-braces-for-super-cyclone-amphan-amid-coronavirus-outbreak-2020-5?r=US&IR=T

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/coronavirus-china-lockdown-over-air-pollution-already-spiking-industry-dirty-economic-rebound/?ftag=CNM-00-10aab7e&linkId=88954382

https://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2020/05/19/stabbing-attack-at-north-york-massage-parlour-was-incel-terrorism-police-say.html

https://local.nixle.com/alert/8004382/

https://www.reddit.com/r/LateStageCapitalism/comments/gmsccf/today_is_the_95th_birthday_of_elhajj_malik/

https://www.theverge.com/2020/5/18/21262316/doordash-pizza-profits-venture-capital-the-margins-ranjan-roy

https://www.chron.com/business/bizfeed/article/Report-1-6-million-Texans-lost-15277790.php

https://time.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/150505-lawsuit-against-all-gays.pdf

https://www.politico.com/news/2020/05/19/michael-flynn-full-susan-rice-email-sent-on-trumps-inauguration-day-267998

https://www.politico.com/f/?id=00000172-2e48-d57a-ad7b-7e6f97060000