Links 2/8/2023 | naked capitalism
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Farmers Find Wild African Cat Wandering Around Missouri Smithsonian
Have model organisms evolved too far? (press launch) College of Birmingham. E. coli.
Study: 15 million people live under threat of glacial floods AP
Green Empire? New Left Evaluate
New Not-So-Chilly Struggle
Will Ukraine Wind Up Making Territorial Concessions to Russia? Overseas Affairs. Ask the consultants! Helpful chart:
(The faces are for consultants truly quoted within the article.)
GOP base warms to giving Russia some of Ukraine’s territory WaPo
The Anatomy of Annexation: How a 2010 ICJ Ruling Destabilized International Law to Putin’s Benefit The Nationwide Curiosity
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Germany approves delivery of Leopard 1 tanks to Ukraine Andalou Company. 178. However maybe 237. And such small parts!
Ukraine army discipline crackdown sparks fear and fury on the front Politico
As Russia Amasses Troops in East, Questions Remain About Its Ability to Sustain an Offensive NYT
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In Ukraine, There’s Once Again Talk Of An Anti-Corruption Campaign. Will It Really Happen This Time? Radio Free Europe. Notice the supply.
Security Service of Ukraine notifies its former head of suspicion of high treason Ukrainska Pravda
Ukraine War Day #349: Who Is Destroying Ukraine’s Forests? Terrible Avalanche
IMF issues Russian economic growth outlook that is more optimistic than Bank of Russia’s BNE Intellinews
How Putin made himself Maidan-proof by waging war on Ukraine Al Jazeera
Does the United Nations still exist? Social Europe
Jackson water system a step closer to getting new owners AP. Not viewed with favor by Jackson.
Long COVID: What Do the Latest Data Show? KFF. Excellent news if true.
Bivalent Covid-19 Vaccines — A Cautionary Tale (perspective) NEJM. “Why did the technique for considerably rising BA.4 and BA.5 neutralizing antibodies utilizing a bivalent vaccine fail? The almost certainly rationalization is imprinting. The immune programs of individuals immunized with the bivalent vaccine, all of whom had beforehand been vaccinated, have been primed to reply to the ancestral pressure of SARS-CoV-2. They due to this fact in all probability responded to epitopes shared by BA.4 and BA.5 and the ancestral pressure, somewhat than to new epitopes on BA.4 and BA.5.”
Analysis of mRNA COVID-19 Vaccine Uptake Among Immunocompromised Individuals in a Large US Health System JAMA. From the Conclusion: “Our outcomes spotlight a considerable hole in adherence to CDC suggestions for mRNA monovalent COVID-19 booster doses amongst immunocompromised people in a big, sociodemographically numerous inhabitants.”
US should not let its China policy drift because of sensationalizing of balloon: China Daily editorial China Every day
Commentary: Spy balloon or not, history cautions against overreaction in latest tension to US-China relations Channel Information Asia
On day ‘spy balloon’ was shot down, China refused call with Pentagon chief, US says South China Morning Put up
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Tech war: starved of chips, China’s bid to topple US as No 1 economy faces ‘unprecedented’ pressure South China Morning Put up
Myanmar’s coup: Two years on but a long fight ahead Frontier Myanmar
Tipping the scales in Myanmar’s civil war Australian Strategic Coverage Institute
Bill Gates: Stop Telling Africans What Kind of Agriculture Africans Need Scientific American
More than 750,000 protest against pension reform across France France24
‘Real’ wages fell at record speed in Germany last year The Native
Here is when Russia starts building Hungary’s new nuclear power plant Every day Information Hungary
Earthquakes in Turkey and Syria: Race to Rescue Survivors WSJ. Stay updates.
Pricey Previous Blighty
Strikes: Who is taking industrial action in 2023 and when? Sky Information
England’s Health Service Enters Biggest-Ever Week Of Strikes Forbes
UK‘s Royal Mail workers call off 24-hour strike, union says Reuters. Solidarity!
Britons face 20,000 digital pound cap under Bank of England plan Reuters. The ceiling for uninteresting normals once they take away money? Good to know.
Remarks of President Joe Biden – State of the Union Address as Prepared for Delivery The White Home
Joe Biden warns China over threats to US sovereignty in State of the Union address FT
Biden, GOP battle at raucous state of the union The Hill
Expect Big Replenishment Orders Soon, Army Tells Industry Protection One. Ka-ching.
Climbing cases of seafarer abandonment places profits above people as $40 million is lost in unpaid crew wages Hellenic Transport Information
U.S. Health Care from a Global Perspective, 2022: Accelerating Spending, Worsening Outcomes The Commonwealth Fund. Commentary:
Some staggering visible aids/charts on this evaluation… Here is avoidable deaths pic.twitter.com/WUu4RFJM3x
— Emma Vigeland (@EmmaVigeland) February 7, 2023
Japan rolls out ‘humble and lovable’ delivery robots Bangkok Put up (Furzy Mouse). Each time I see the dorbs-inducing rounded edges of a type of lozenge-like bots creeping about I need to beat it into shards with bat.
Killer robot swarms, an update Politico
Our Famously Free Press
Will Ashley Biden’s Diary Take Down Project Veritas? After a decade of punking liberals with hidden-camera stings, James O’Keefe becomes the story. New York Journal. From January, nonetheless entertaining on the very least.
The Blood Libel Commonweal. A really early ethical panic.
Gaslighting: What It Is and How to Stop It WebMD
America’s Labor Shortages Are Good, Actually Eric Levitz, New York Journal
Fed chair warns of even higher rates if jobs data stays strong FT. Nonetheless turning the rubber thumbscrew…..
A Chilling Paragraph from 1960 Ted Gioia, The Trustworthy Dealer (IM Doc).
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