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Stuck in Vermont: Donna Bister Has Been Raising Monarch Butterflies Since 2016 Seven Days (Re Silc).
San Francisco Braces for Epic Commercial Real Estate Crash The San Francisco Commonplace
Poop and pee fueled the huge algae bloom in San Francisco Bay. Fixing the problem could cost $14 billion San Francisco Chronicle. Go lengthy bunker filtration models, I suppose.
Climate change may make pandemics like COVID-19 much more common ABC. All methods “go” for the subsequent tranche of Lebensunwertes Leben, because of the Biden Administration’s stellar work in turning the US right into a reservoir of viral an infection, literal and metaphorical.
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Effects of Vaccination and Previous Infection on Omicron Infections in Children NEJM. “Each the BNT162b2 [Pfizer] vaccine and former an infection have been discovered to confer appreciable immunity towards omicron an infection and safety towards hospitalization and loss of life. The speedy decline in safety towards omicron an infection that was conferred by vaccination and former an infection supplies assist for booster vaccination.”
Lots of long COVID treatment leads, but few are proven PNAS. The deck: “Lingering virus particles, microclots, and defective immune signaling are seemingly culprits for a lot of long-hauler signs. Anticoagulants, immune regulators, and antivirals present early promise.”
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Data Shows COVID-19 Impact on Funeral Service is Significant (press launch) Kates-Boylston Publications. Writer of numerous commerce journals for the funeral trade.
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What to do if a family member tests positive? How to ‘Covid-proof’ your home NBC. Nicely value a learn, particularly the air flow half. Loads of anecdotal stories to the impact that these strategies work. I can’t think about why the Biden Adminisration hasn’t jumped on the bandwagon, right here.
The Emperor has no clothes: The China workpaper “workaround” gets the WSJ treatment Francine McKenna, The DIg
India’s energy diplomacy blossoms, finally India Punchline
The Bankruptcy of Biden Middle East Policy Tikkun Olan
Chain of corruption: how the White Helmets compromised OPCW investigations in Syria Aaron Maté, The Grey Zone
Why EU finance ministers face a tough balancing act FT. As a result of your complete circus is collapsing?
New Not-So-Chilly Warfare
Top Putin Ally Criticises Russia’s Losses In Ukraine; Calls Out Moscow’s ‘mistakes’ Republic World. Chechnya’s Ramzan Kadyrov.
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Our latest interview with Jacques Baud MR On-line. We ran this when it first appeared, on 9/3. I’m re-upping it, for many who didn’t get to it, due to Baud’s dialogue on the pitfalls of maps (or, when you choose, the relation between a factor and its illustration).
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Zelensky to headline US defense industry conference The Hill. Slightly too on the nostril?
Ukraine’s anti-worker law comes into effect Open Democracy
Useful chart (1):
The backlog of cargo ships on the port of LA-Lengthy Seaside has fallen strongly from its pandemic-induced highs. Some hopeful indicators that provide chain bottlenecks within the US are easing.
— Philipp Heimberger (@heimbergecon) September 12, 2022
Useful chart (2):
World container transport prices are actually down virtually 50% year-on-year. Some main East -> West routes are down much more, and nonetheless falling week-on-week. pic.twitter.com/1fBmWXJDll
— Mike Chicken (@Birdyword) September 12, 2022
— Chilly Warfare Steve (@coldwarsteve) September 11, 2022
What Happens to Prince Andrew Now? The Lower. Perhaps he indicators a e-book deal, then goes on Oprah and tells all? Whereas reserving his suites on the bottom flooring of each resort?
A kindred spirit:
I do know we’re mourning proper now, however when you have tremendous photographs of the Queen like this one, please mail them to me in an envelope. I’m accumulating them for private initiatives. I like accumulating her photographs🙏🏾 pic.twitter.com/cZbzQhMnJy
— AA (@Adxpillar) September 10, 2022
We’re accumulating portraits of American Presidents!
The tech legacy of 9/11 Protocol
Hillary Clinton says ‘lessons still to be learned’ from 9/11 The Hill. No kidding.
Mar-a-Lago a magnet for spies, officials warn after nuclear file reportedly found Guardian. Sourcing: “former intelligence officers.”
Massive Brother Is Watching You Watch
Human genomics vs Clinical genomics Eric Topol, Floor Truths
Our Famously Free Press
The Narrative Is Coming Apart Patrick Lawrence, ScheerPost
“‘The submissive void.’” The Scrum. On propaganda.
Groves of Academe
Realignment and Legitimacy
A Note on “Industrial Policy” Brad DeLong, Greedy Actuality
Liberalism is resilient Noah Smith, Bloomberg. Bizarre flex, however OK.
Palm Beach Is Facing a Devastating Private-School Shortage Curbed (Re Silc).
A Photographer’s Intimate Look at Burning Man Inside Hook
The Art of Excess and the Excess of Art From the Forests of Arduinna. “What’s wanted just isn’t less-wasteful artwork and ritual, however fairly extra of it.”
Antidote du jour (via):
fool mode pic.twitter.com/JM7fViId5S
— libby watson (@libbycwatson) September 11, 2022
See yesterday’s Hyperlinks and Antidote du Jour here.