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Stuck in Vermont: Donna Bister Has Been Raising Monarch Butterflies Since 2016 Seven Days (Re Silc).

From a single domestication, donkeys helped build empires around the world Science

San Francisco Braces for Epic Commercial Real Estate Crash The San Francisco Commonplace

What’s the deal with all those weird wrong-number texts? Learn Max

Local weather

The 7 climate tipping points that could change the world forever Grist

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.


COVID-19: China’s death toll puts US to shame but the western centric media tell a different story Pearls and Irritations

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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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Long COVID outpaces diabetes in 2022 employer health spending Lab Pulse

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.


China’s Xi Jinping Will Travel to Central Asia, First Overseas Trip Since Pandemic Bloomberg

The Emperor has no clothes: The China workpaper “workaround” gets the WSJ treatment Francine McKenna, The DIg

China’s Surveillance State Will Be the West’s Future, Too Bloomberg

Indonesia’s president Joko Widodo under pressure to import Russian oil FT


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

Russia Retaliates For Ukrainian Strikes On Russian Controlled Electricity Networks Moon of Alabama

How the Ukraine Offensive Will Shift the Market Narrative Bloomberg

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

Biden Adminstration

Exclusive: Biden to hit China with broader curbs on U.S. chip and tool exports Reuters

Provide Chain

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Queen Elizabeth

It’s wall to wall Queen Queen Queen everywhere! First Canine on the Moon, Guardian. Commentary from the John Heartfield of our day:

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:

We’re accumulating portraits of American Presidents!


20 Years After 9/11, Surveillance Has Become a Way of Life Wired

9/11 Made It Easier For The Government To Target Black Activists Essence

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

Republican Housewife Insists On Cleaning Baseboards In Case FBI Raids House Tomorrow Babylon Bee


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

In Hasidic Enclaves, Failing Private Schools Flush With Public Money NYT

Realignment and Legitimacy

So Long to Anthony Fauci, Unlikely Avatar of Polarization Bloomberg

A Note on “Industrial Policy” Brad DeLong, Greedy Actuality

Liberalism is resilient Noah Smith, Bloomberg. Bizarre flex, however OK.

Guillotine Watch

Palm Beach Is Facing a Devastating Private-School Shortage Curbed (Re Silc).

Class Warfare

Unions blast rail move to delay shipments before deadline AP

4,000 Google cafeteria workers quietly unionized during the pandemic WaPo

Amazon workers at fulfillment center in Moreno Valley announce union drive LA Occasions

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.”

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