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Nov 10, 2023


The way forward for cash: a potential function for central financial institution digital currencies and their implications Financial institution of Worldwide Settlement. Presumably the smallest unit will probably be enough to buy one insect, good eatin’. I imply, I woudn’t need to be pressured to buy extra bugs than I actually need.

Jamie Dimon is promoting his inventory. These Wall Avenue bankers are doing the identical FT


The Historic Claims That Put a Few California Farming Households First in Line for Colorado River Water ProPublica

Microplastic-eating plankton could also be worsening disaster in oceans, say scientists Guardian


Semen proteomics reveals alterations in fertility-related proteins post-recovery from COVID-19 Frontiers in Physiology. N = 20 + 21. From the Summary: “Our research means that the impact of COVID-19 on the male reproductive system persists even after restoration from COVID-19. As well as, these post-COVID-19 problems persist regardless of the prevalent variants or vaccination standing.”

Affiliation of COVID-19 with respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infections in kids aged 0–5 years within the USA in 2022: a multicentre retrospective cohort research Household Drugs and Group Well being (MV), From the Summary: “COVID-19 was related to a considerably elevated threat for RSV infections amongst kids aged 0–5 years in 2022. Comparable findings had been replicated for a research inhabitants of youngsters aged 0–5 years in 2021. Our findings recommend that COVID-19 contributed to the 2022 surge of RSV instances in younger kids via the big buildup of COVID-19-infected kids and the potential long-term antagonistic results of COVID-19 on the immune and respiratory system.” I’m so outdated I bear in mind when Covid wasn’t imagined to inf3ct chlidren in any respect…. 

We Interrupt This Temper of Denial to Replace COVID’s Risk The Tyee

How lawmakers in Texas and Florida undermine Covid vaccination efforts NBC


High US army official doubts China desires to invade Taiwan FT

How scary is China? The Economist

Report: Plateau China: Reform within the ten years after the Third Plenum of 2013 Sinocism

VW and Stellantis Present the Script Has Flipped With China’s Carmakers Bloomberg. The deck: “Western automakers are paying up for minority stakes in Chinese language EV corporations to achieve entry to their expertise.” Pathetic.


Armed insurrection dangers break-up of Myanmar: junta-backed president Agence France Presse

Myanmar’s Junta Is Dropping Management of Its Border with China United States Insitute for Peace

China Indicators Photo voltaic Energy Take care of Myanmar Junta The Irrawaddy

Junta-led Myanmar holds joint naval train with prime arms provider Russia France24


The Anatomy of an Digital Voting Machine: What We Know and What We Don’t  The Wire


Evaluation: How would Israel discover, map, take and preserve Gaza’s tunnels? Al Jazeera. By Betteridge’s Regulation, it gained’t. And I agree. From my armchair at 30,000 ft: I don’t see wunderwaffen or technical options doing the job, the IDF is casulties-averse, and we’re not coping with Marines in Falujah, or with Russia and the Donetsk Individuals’s Republic in Mariupol, and even Wagner in Bakhmut. We’re coping with Israeli reservists, demoralized by colonial occupation, who haven’t been educated for city warfare. At the moment’s should learn. 

Israeli Forces Have Restricted Time in Gaza, U.S. Officers Say NYT. Commentary:

Netanyahu says not searching for to ‘occupy’ Gaza however ‘demilitarise’ it Al Jazeera. Oh, proper [nods vigorously]. 

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Darkish Brandon, much more darkish:

Israel agrees to 4-hour each day pauses in Gaza combating to permit civilians to flee, White Home says Chicago Tribune

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Israeli forces method key Gaza hospital; what is going to they do? Reuters. It appears we’ve our reply:

Gaza Conflict Crimes Make a Mockery of Western “Democracy” Black Agenda Report. Certainly:

Not clear to me the place the “guidelines” within the “rules-based worldwide order” come from, and even what they’re.

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The Center East Disaster and Russia’s Eurasian Agenda Valdai Dialogue Membership

As Palestinians Confront a Second Nakba, the Relationship Between Israel and Hamas is ‘Sophisticated’ The Wire

Would you promote them out? Timothy Snyder, Considering About…. 

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Beneath the volcano Occasions Literary Complement

The Colonizer-Indigenous Rhetoric Solely Divides Lee Fang

Home Votes To Censure 66% Of Individuals For Antisemitic Assist Of Ceasefire The Onion

European Disunion

Hungary’s Orban says EU should not begin membership talks with Ukraine Reuters

New Not-So-Chilly Conflict

West will choke on Putin’s phrases for Ukraine (video) The Duran, YouTube

Is an Finish Recreation in Sight for Ukraine? Consortium Information

‘If Not Me, Who?’: As Ukraine Seeks Troops, Ladies Put together for the Name NYT

Russia’s New Elite Emerges to Fill Void After Multinationals Flee Bloomberg. That was quick.

Biden Administration

What number of within the U.S. are disabled? Proposed census modifications would significantly lower depend Science. Jiggering the numbers.

Spook Nation

Huge Brother is Flagging You and The Tragic Victimhood of “Disinformation Consultants” Matt Taibbi, Racket Information


I Set Out to Create a Easy Map for Find out how to Enchantment Your Insurance coverage Denial. As an alternative, I Discovered a Thoughts-Boggling Labyrinth. ProPublica. Film interlude.

Sufferers don’t know tips on how to navigate the US well being system — and it’s costing them Vox. Similar interlude.

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Childhood Vaccine Exemptions Attain Highest Degree Ever — Upping Danger For Outbreaks Of Polio, Measles And Extra Forbes. President Wakefield, good job.

The loss of life of public well being: Scientific advisors used for political preferences, Derelicts on the helm and Extra! The Covid-Is-Not-Over Publication

The Bezzle

Adam Neumann Is So Good at This Bloomberg

Digital Watch

‘ChatGPT detector’ catches AI-generated papers with unprecedented accuracy Nature. So the primary cycle in an arms race…. 

Chatbots Might ‘Hallucinate’ Extra Usually Than Many Understand NYT

Ebook Nook

The Spy Novelist Who Liked Me Literary Assessment

The Gallery

Drip Portray Was Truly Invented by a Ukrainian Grandmother… Not Jackson Pollock Literary Hub

Our Famously Free Press

Huge Tech Censors Crowder’s Launch of Lengthy-Awaited Nashville Shooter Manifesto Glenn Greenwald

Class Warfare

Rule #2:

I wrote this in 2014. It by no means occurred to met that “the foundations” would play out in a worldwide pandemic, amidst the loss of life of thousands and thousands.

Extra protests in Bangladesh as garment employees reject pay enhance Channel Information Asia

California’s scientist union plans to stage the first-ever strike by state civil servants Sacramento Bee

Assume You’re Messaging an OnlyFans Star? You’re Speaking to These Guys Vice

The Greatest Innovations of 2023 Time. From the Robotics part: “Robotic Coworker.” From the CEO:  “The purpose is that our general-purpose robots will probably be able to doing any work that individuals can do.” Kill them with hearth, and possibly life expectancy will cease dropping.

Find out how to Turn out to be a Millionaire A Wealth of Frequent Sense

Stops Making Sense Small Issues Thought-about. On the genetic code.

Decided: Life With out Free Will by Robert Sapolsky evaluate – the onerous science of selections Guardian

For Martin Michael Smith, Crying within the Wilderness. It is a hymn, in “the outdated foursquare Frequent Metre.” Maybe some readers would possibly prefer to strive their arms on the kind?

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