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

Meet the ladies looking large pythons ‘consuming every little thing’ within the Everglades Los Angeles Occasions

One other Personal Fairness–Fashion Hospital Raid Kills a Busy City Hospital Mo Tkacik, The American Prospect. Tkacik is at all times value a learn.

Debt monsters within the downturn FT

The facility of people concepts in financial coverage and the central financial institution–industrial financial institution analogy New Political Economic system. “My findings counsel that though Europe’s central bankers are cognisant of the irrelevance of steadiness sheet capital in concept, they nonetheless connect weight to it in apply, so as to not contradict the general public’s assumed frequent sense that persistent losses and adverse capital are undesirable.”

Local weather

The best way to cease cities and corporations inflicting planetary hurt Nature

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

The Gulf of Maine is simmering, however its lobsters appear tremendous — for now WaPo

Water

Fodder dries up for Pakistan’s cattle as floodwaters keep excessive Reuters

#COVID19

Fast initiation of nasal saline irrigation to cut back severity in high-risk COVID+ outpatients Ear, Nostril & Throat Journal. From the Summary: “SARS-CoV-2+ members initiating nasal irrigation had been over 8 occasions much less more likely to be hospitalized than the nationwide fee.”

The Flu Is Coming: Too dangerous we’re ignoring the teachings discovered from Covid Up@Evening. Australia:

[T]right here is an efficient cause to match the flu to Covid. How so? Methods and techniques that had been used to cut back the transmission of Covid nearly stopped the flu in its tracks in 2020-2021. Unbelievably, solely about 700 People 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 prevented throughout this time and say: “Wow! It appears like anti-Covid measures can assist us in opposition to the flu and different viruses sooner or later. Great! We have to make it occur.”

However we’re not an ethically wholesome society.

The Lengthy Haul Chicago Journal. “Lengthy COVID is now the nation’s third main neurological dysfunction, the American Academy of Neurology declared in July.”

China?

Europe wants China’s diesel if it does lower off Russia imports Hellenic Delivery Information. Hilarity ensues.

China’s high weapons scientist says nuclear fusion energy is 6 years away South China Morning Put up

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China retains West guessing about financial strain on Russia AP

U.S. considers China sanctions to discourage Taiwan motion as Taipei presses EU Japan Occasions

The Defence Strategic Assessment and the obtained knowledge concerning the China menace and US help Pearls and Irritations. From Australia.

AUKUS, one yr on Lowy Interpreter. Additionally from Australia

Myanmar

Essential from the NUG:

Notably, Rohingya massacres happened on Aung San Suu Kyi’s watch. So I ponder if she’s going to signal on to one thing related….

The Koreas

South Korea points arrest warrant for Do Kwon, Luna drop practically 50% TechCrunch

Ebook Assessment: a Nuanced Have a look at North Korean Defectors The Blue Roof

[Kim Seong-kon] Lacking the nice America I used to know Korea Herald. The writer encounters crapified customer support.

Syraqistan

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

Is Afghanistan’s Lengthy Civil Battle Actually Over? International Affairs

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

UK/EU

The best way to choose fiscal coverage within 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 workers given redundancy discover throughout 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):

1000’s of sufferers face cancelled NHS appointments or operations attributable to Queen’s funeral Unbiased. Distinction Diana’s funeral:

Different cancellations:

By no means let a disaster go to waste:

The Struggle for a New Chile Goes On Tribune

New Not-So-Chilly Chilly Battle

Kremlin TV Airs Name for Russia to Admit ‘Critical Defeat’ Each day Beast (Re Silc).

Predictions of Putin’s Demise Are Vastly Exaggerated International Coverage

Navy briefing: Ukraine offensive ‘dooms’ Russia’s goals for Donbas and however Ukraine faces ‘robust combat’ at the same time as Russian forces retreat, says US FT. We’ll quickly know.

German economic system to contract as power disaster hits shoppers, warn analysts FT. Financial time > army time > political time….

Biden Administration

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

US formally added to WHO’s checklist of poliovirus outbreak nations 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 Reduction The Marshall Undertaking

Intelligence Group

Former NSA Chief Keith Alexander Accused of Pump-And-Dump Funding Scheme The Intercept. You simply need to scan for the key phrases: “SPAC,” “Wells Fargo”, “Amazon”….

The Loss of life of Ronald W. Pelton Jacob Silverman’s Miscellany

What Does the Weaponization of World Finance Imply For U.S. Greenback Dominance? Battle on the Rocks

Imperial Collapse Watch

Measuring People’ Views on Isolationism, Multilateralism and the Nation’s Most Urgent International Coverage Challenges Morning Seek the advice of. Useful chart:

Repeal the Iraq Battle Authorization The American Conservative

Our ‘Forgotten’ and Invisible Wars Daniel Larison, Eunomia

Class Warfare

Nebraska railroad staff put together for Friday strike inflicting provide chain worries: ‘May simply lastly break’ KMTV. Thought: The employees don’t need to use trip days for medical appointments. So cease requiring that, like a civilized society would do.

“Gamers Notice Now: They’re Employees”: Why Baseball Minor Leaguers Voted to Unionize In These Occasions

What’s 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 discovered 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 (through):

Bonus anti-antidote (through):

See yesterday’s Hyperlinks and Antidote du Jour right here.

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