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Eagle-eyed Delaware hunter chances upon ‘holy grail’ of tree lovers — full-grown American chestnut WHYY

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.

Debt monsters in the downturn FT

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.”

Local weather

How to stop cities and companies causing planetary harm Nature

Watching the world burn Agence France Presse. The Melting North:

The Gulf of Maine is simmering, but its lobsters seem fine — for now WaPo


Fodder dries up for Pakistan’s cattle as floodwaters stay high Reuters


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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China keeps West guessing about economic pressure on Russia AP

U.S. considers China sanctions to deter Taiwan action as Taipei presses EU Japan Occasions

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:

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….

The Koreas

South Korea issues arrest warrant for Do Kwon, Luna drop nearly 50% TechCrunch

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.


Erdogan Vows Half-Million New Homes in $50 Billion Vote Push Bloomberg

Is Afghanistan’s Long Civil War Really Over? International Affairs

Saudi King marks 9/11 anniversary: ‘We lost many good pilots’ DuffelBlog


How to judge fiscal policy in the time of Truss primarily macro

Sweden’s election: The astonishing rise of the right-wing Sweden Democrats Deutsche Welle

Queen Elizabeth

King Charles’s staff given redundancy notice during church service for Queen Guardian. Oh.

Republican protesters arrested at King Charles proclamations Guardian. That’s, advocates of a republican type of authorities.

The cradle of free speech (1):

The cradle of free speech (2):

Thousands of patients face cancelled NHS appointments or operations due to Queen’s funeral Unbiased. Distinction Diana’s funeral:

Different cancellations:

By no means let a disaster go to waste:

The Fight for a New Chile Goes On Tribune

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….

Biden Administration

A constitutional challenge to the F.T.C.’s very existence NYT. Stoller feedback:

US officially added to WHO’s list of poliovirus outbreak countries Ars Technica. Joe, Rochelle, good job.

Provide Chain

Nigeria seizes donkey penises to be smuggled to Hong Kong AP

Police State Watch

Rifles, Tasers and Jails: How Cities and States Spent Billions of COVID-19 Relief The Marshall Venture

Intelligence Neighborhood

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

Class Warfare

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.

“Players Realize Now: They’re Workers”: Why Baseball Minor Leaguers Voted to Unionize In These Occasions

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.

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