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Nothing Will Stop the Dollar From Getting Stronger John Authers, Bloomberg

Humanity was stagnant for millennia — then something big changed 150 years ago Vox. A evaluation of Slouching In direction of Utopia: An Financial Historical past of the Twentieth Century, DeLong’s new ebook. Value a learn.

Local weather

Hydrogen production from the air Nature. “This so-called direct air electrolysis (DAE) module can work beneath a bone-dry surroundings with a relative humidity of 4%, overcoming water provide points and producing inexperienced hydrogen sustainably with minimal impression to the surroundings. The DAE modules may be simply scaled to offer hydrogen to distant, (semi-) arid, and scattered areas.”

Pakistan floods: will rich nations ever pay for climate loss and damage? The Dialog

Europe’s Summer of Record Solar Power Saved Billions of Euros Bloomberg

A Text Alert May Have Saved California From Power Blackouts Bloomberg (J-LS).

Sheep Are the Solar Industry’s Lawn Mowers of Choice WSJ


Baltimore latest among major cities experiencing contamination in water supply ABC

Microsoft leads Big Tech on a crucial issue: water scarcity Yahoo Finance


“At what worth?”

This worth:

Notice the supply.

Examination of SARS-CoV-2 In-Class Transmission at a Large Urban University With Public Health Mandates Using Epidemiological and Genomic Methodology JAMA. The Conclusions: “With the continued concern of security for college kids, school, and employees as universities return to completely functioning, an efficient mannequin for total illness transmission security within the classroom setting is critical. Our information help the speculation {that a} mixture of SARS-CoV-2 vaccination and threat mitigation measures together with indoor masking, common surveillance testing, and enhanced air filtration may be extremely efficient at limiting illness unfold inside a big college tutorial surroundings to the extent that classroom transmission threat is negligible.” Now they inform us….

Hochul drops mask mandates on mass transit Spectrum Information. I believe the headline wants fixing: “Democrats Overtly Sabotage Protecting Masks-Carrying for New Yorkers”:

“You do you” my Candy Aunt Fanny. In fact, since Cuomo culled of thousands of nursing home residents, New York Democrats have type.

Downward monkeypox trends continue in Europe, Americas Heart for Infectious Illness Analysis and Coverage


China’s August coal imports rise as heatwave stokes cooling demand Hellenic Transport Information

‘Beggars in a car park’: couple in China ditch high rents to live in camper van, but some people are freaking out South China Morning Publish. Not simply the US, then.

Hedging With Humility: Reassessing China’s Power Projection Capabilities Against Taiwan Conflict on the Rocksd


Is Myanmar’s National Unity Government Ready to Govern? The Diplomat

Myanmar Buys Diesel Fuel From Russia, Junta Chief Says Moscow Instances

Can Japan feed itself? FT

Why You Should Choose an Online Casino Over Another One Maravi Publish. Hmm.


BoE says Truss plans could slow inflation, too soon to talk about rates Worldwide Enterprise Instances

Caught in a Cycle of Despair and Exploitation Craig Murray. “So the UK right this moment will get its fourth successive Tory Prime Minister, regardless of the very fact the earlier three all crashed in failure, even in their very own phrases.”

New Not-So-Chilly Conflict

Live news: Zelenskyy claims ‘good news’ after reports of gains around Kharkiv FT. For some definition of fine. See the following story–

Wounded Ukrainian soldiers reveal steep toll of Kherson offensive WaPo. Nicely price a learn; heavily excerpted at Moon of Alabama.

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Ukraine military chief says ‘limited’ nuclear war cannot be ruled out WaPo. Projecting, little doubt, as ordinary. “He known as the Crimean strikes a ‘convincing instance’ of Kyiv’s requires allies to ship longer-range weapons for its outgunned troopers. Moscow, he stated, can hit 20 occasions farther.”

After they inform you who they’re….

More German troops begin arriving in Lithuania France24

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US’s gas rescue plan for Europe threatens domestic backlash FT. Thus far, no:

Russia ready to turn on Nord Stream 2 — Putin TASS

Scholz Accuses Russia of ‘Blackmail’ Over Pipeline Shutdown Bloomberg. Not clear to me how international locations keep regular business relations and battle a proxy wars on the similar time. How does that work?

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JP Morgan plans to move work from Germany to UK over blackout fears – years after moving assets from London to Frankfurt due to Brexit Every day Mail

Russia’s top banks have started lending out yuan and transferring China’s currency outside the SWIFT system Enterprise Insider

Six months into war, Russian goods still flowing to US AP. Fortune passes in every single place….

Chilean voters resoundingly reject a new ‘ecological’ constitution Science. Right here is the very first sentence from WaPo’s Editorial Board, urging rejection. “Lithium is a key enter in batteries that run hundreds of thousands of laptops and upon which the USA is basing its electrified automotive future.” Clarifying!

Chile’s Boric reshuffles cabinet after new constitution rejected Al Jazeera

The Bezzle

A year on, El Salvador’s bitcoin experiment is stumbling Reuters

Our Famously Free Press

Should We Save Newspapers from Google? Matt Stoller, BIG. Right now’s must-read.

Internet Archive Opposes Publishers in Federal Lawsuit Web Archive

Police arrest county official in reporter’s stabbing death Las Vegas Assessment-Journal


Pregnant women held for months in one Alabama jail to protect fetuses from drugs AL.com

Zeitgeist Watch

World’s Largest Cruise Ship to Be Scrapped Before First Voyage Jalopnik (Re Silc). S.S. Petri Dish to the knacker’s yard….

Imperial Collapse Watch

HMS Prince of Wales has “Significant Damage” Likely Requiring Dry Dock Maritime Govt

F-35 deliveries suspended after materials from China discovered UPI

Explainer: How did big fish in Navy bribery case get away? AP. Fats Leonard.

Class Warfare

You Should Join a Union. Yes, You Kim Kelly, The.Ink

Lab leaders wrestle with paucity of postdocs Nature

Your attention span is being robbed! Unstructed.tech

One Data Point Can Beat Big Data Behavioral Scientist

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