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Meet the women hunting giant pythons ‘eating everything’ in the Everglades Los Angeles Occasions
Another Private Equity–Style Hospital Raid Kills a Busy Urban Hospital Mo Tkacik, The American Prospect. Tkacik is all the time value a learn.
The power of folk ideas in economic policy and the central bank–commercial bank analogy New Political Economic system. “My findings counsel that though Europe’s central bankers are cognisant of the irrelevance of stability sheet capital in idea, they however connect weight to it in apply, so as to not contradict the general public’s assumed widespread sense that persistent losses and damaging capital are undesirable.”
Watching the world burn Agence France Presse. The Melting North:
Inuvik Area, Northwest Territories, Canada (77.0°N 112.8°W), 29 Aug 2022 pic.twitter.com/lOIeiT5zcR
— Sentinel 2 Bot (@Sentinel2Bot) September 14, 2022
Rapid initiation of nasal saline irrigation to reduce severity in high-risk COVID+ outpatients Ear, Nostril & Throat Journal. From the Summary: “SARS-CoV-2+ contributors initiating nasal irrigation had been over 8 instances much less more likely to be hospitalized than the nationwide price.”
The Flu Is Coming: Too bad we are ignoring the lessons learned from Covid Up@Night time. Australia:
[T]right here is an effective motive to check the flu to Covid. How so? Methods and techniques that had been used to scale back the transmission of Covid just about stopped the flu in its tracks in 2020-2021. Unbelievably, solely about 700 Individuals died of the flu within the 2020-2021 season, when sometimes we lose tens of hundreds.
An ethically wholesome society would have a look at the variety of lives saved and the struggling averted throughout this time and say: “Wow! It seems to be like anti-Covid measures might help us in opposition to the flu and different viruses sooner or later. Fantastic! We have to make it occur.”
However we’re not an ethically wholesome society.
The Long Haul Chicago Journal. “Lengthy COVID is now the nation’s third main neurological dysfunction, the American Academy of Neurology declared in July.”
Europe needs China’s diesel if it does cut off Russia imports Hellenic Transport Information. Hilarity ensues.
China’s top weapons scientist says nuclear fusion power is 6 years away South China Morning Submit
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The Defence Strategic Review and the received wisdom about the China threat and US support Pearls and Irritations. From Australia.
AUKUS, one year on Lowy Interpreter. Additionally from Australia
Essential from the NUG:
U Kyaw Zaw, Spokesperson of the workplace of the Appearing President
Private Assertion associated to his assertion in Canadian senate in 2021 on Rohingya
September 14, 2022 pic.twitter.com/GxzpJVHjs2
— Aung Kyaw Moe (@akmoe2) September 14, 2022
Notably, Rohingya massacres befell on Aung San Suu Kyi’s watch. So I ponder if she is going to signal on to one thing comparable….
Book Review: a Nuanced Look at North Korean Defectors The Blue Roof
[Kim Seong-kon] Missing the great America I used to know Korea Herald. The creator encounters crapified customer support.
Is Afghanistan’s Long Civil War Really Over? International Affairs
How to judge fiscal policy in the time of Truss primarily macro
Republican protesters arrested at King Charles proclamations Guardian. That’s, advocates of a republican type of authorities.
The cradle of free speech (1):
Touching message to the Queen left by grieving royal fan who says ‘ache is insufferable’ leaves social media customers in tears https://t.co/1oQstE9Aqc
— Day by day Mail On-line (@MailOnline) September 14, 2022
The cradle of free speech (2):
‘Why not write one thing on the signal and categorical what you imply?’
‘I suppose we didn’t need to get arrested.’
Video of the clean sheet protest in Edinburgh: pic.twitter.com/6fvyrb6vjd
— Ciaran Jenkins (@C4Ciaran) September 13, 2022
Thousands of patients face cancelled NHS appointments or operations due to Queen’s funeral Unbiased. Distinction Diana’s funeral:
It was for these very causes that Diana’s funeral was held on a Saturday, in order that as many people as attainable might both go to London or watch it at residence in the event that they wished with out the disruption that the Queens funeral is inflicting and I’m certain she wouldn’t have needed
— Jan Jones 🥨 #🤷🏻♀️📖🐛 🌻 (@BaffledBookworm) September 14, 2022
The 4 month delay earlier than the subsequent sitting is a considerable size of time, which can solely add to anxiousness.
We’re extraordinarily disillusioned that on this case, UK primarily based trainees have been deprived in comparison with worldwide candidates with this postponement.
— Junior Medical doctors (@BMA_JuniorDocs) September 13, 2022
By no means let a disaster go to waste:
Underneath cowl of the Queen’s demise, Liz Truss lifted the fracking ban two days in the past. A swathe of fracking licences throughout the nation is the consequence. pic.twitter.com/PeZzhHzI96
— CrispinHolloway (@CTRH) September 12, 2022
New Not-So-Chilly Chilly Warfare
Kremlin TV Airs Call for Russia to Admit ‘Serious Defeat’ Day by day Beast (Re Silc).
Predictions of Putin’s Demise Are Greatly Exaggerated International Coverage
Military briefing: Ukraine offensive ‘dooms’ Russia’s aims for Donbas and however Ukraine faces ‘tough fight’ even as Russian forces retreat, says US FT. We’ll quickly know.
German economy to contract as energy crisis hits consumers, warn analysts FT. Financial time > army time > political time….
A constitutional challenge to the F.T.C.’s very existence NYT. Stoller feedback:
Dealbook studies on what everyone knows. The purpose of the libertarian motion is to remove the FTC and antitrust enforcement. In accordance with @FTCPhillips, the Trump antitrust go well with in opposition to Fb is unconstitutional. https://t.co/dJyZlvaLBd pic.twitter.com/UEMGxxBUCm
— Matt Stoller (@matthewstoller) September 13, 2022
US officially added to WHO’s list of poliovirus outbreak countries Ars Technica. Joe, Rochelle, good job.
Police State Watch
Rifles, Tasers and Jails: How Cities and States Spent Billions of COVID-19 Relief The Marshall Venture
Former NSA Chief Keith Alexander Accused of Pump-And-Dump Investment Scheme The Intercept. You simply must scan for the key phrases: “SPAC,” “Wells Fargo”, “Amazon”….
The Death of Ronald W. Pelton Jacob Silverman’s Miscellany
What Does the Weaponization of Global Finance Mean For U.S. Dollar Dominance? Warfare on the Rocks
Imperial Collapse Watch
Measuring Americans’ Views on Isolationism, Multilateralism and the Country’s Most Pressing Foreign Policy Challenges Morning Seek the advice of. Helpful chart:
Repeal the Iraq War Authorization The American Conservative
Our ‘Forgotten’ and Invisible Wars Daniel Larison, Eunomia
Nebraska railroad workers prepare for Friday strike causing supply chain worries: ‘Might just finally break’ KMTV. Concept: The employees don’t need to use trip days for medical appointments. So cease requiring that, like a civilized society would do.
What is a paleo-left agenda? Branko Milanovic, World Inequality and Extra 3.0
Appendix 2- The Ancien Regime (podcast) Mike Duncan, Revolutions. Duncan sums up classes realized for historiography, historical past, and podcasting. The podcast is a must-listen, though (or as a result of) it begins in 1625 with the English Revolution, again in 2013 (!). There’s actually nothing else prefer it.
Antidote du jour (by way of):
Bonus anti-antidote (via):
See yesterday’s Hyperlinks and Antidote du Jour here.