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Physicists see electron whirlpools for the first time MIT Information. Right here they’re:

How Antarctic Krill Coordinate the Biggest Swarms in the World Scientific American

Data Doesn’t Support US Recession (video) Barry Ritholtz, The Large Image. About that tight labor market:

We’re Not Already In a Recession Actual Clear Markets

The Worst 6 Months Ever For Financial Markets A Weath of Widespread Sense

Copper Crash Deepens as Recession Fears Loom Over Metals Trading Bloomberg

Local weather

The Infamous 1972 Report That Warned of Civilization’s Collapse (interview) Wired. “Politically, on the stage of companies, on the official stage, issues are going just about within the unsuitable course. Culturally, beneath the road, my guess is that loads of issues are taking place within the good course. The human revolution is already taking place—it’s simply that we don’t see it.” “Notorious” is absolutely the unsuitable phrase. How about “prescient”?

Failure of US climate leadership compounds fears for COP27 summit FT

‘In the mouth of dragons’: Melting glaciers threaten Pakistan’s north Agence France Presse

‘Huge’ unexpected ozone hole discovered over tropics Unbiased

#COVID19

COVID-19 deaths tied to US life expectancy drop Middle for Infectious Illness Analysis and Coverage. Every little thing’s going in line with plan.

COVID’s Omicron waves saw lower-income Ontarians die at higher rates, analysis shows Toronto Star

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Did COVID vaccine mandates work? What the data say Nature

The Vaccine-Hesitant Moment NEJM

The mysterious vanishing of MIS-C The Munro Report. Excellent news!

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Holidaymakers warned of rising coronavirus cases at European destinations Guardian (Re Silc). It’s extremely unlucky that worldwide air journey is one ginormous superspreading occasion, however right here we’re.

New covid-19 Omicron sub-variant BA.2.75 detected in countries like India: WHO The Tribune. The Covid prepare at all times leaves on time, and there’s at all times one other prepare coming.

Monkeypox

NYC Monkeypox Cases Double in a Week, More Vaccines Days Away NBC

Labcorp to Offer Monkeypox Testing as Part of US Diagnosis Effort Bloomberg

China?

Shanghai chases karaoke COVID cluster as China looks to curb outbreaks Reuters

How China’s ‘Big Shot’ tycoon broke the nickel market and survived a US$1 billion loss South China Morning Submit

China Police Database Was Left Open Online for Over a Year, Enabling Leak WSJ

Taiwan and the Making of an “Asian” NATO Black Agenda Report

Syraqistan

Parsi: New Iran sanctions may spell death of the JCPOA Accountable Statecraft

UK/EU

Boris Johnson to resign as prime minister as government crumbles FT. Larry the Cat has views:

Johnson, His Fall London Evaluation of Books

Divided French parliament gives new PM tough time during first address EuroNews

New Not-So-Chilly Conflict

How to Equip Ukraine to Break the Black Sea Blockade Overseas Coverage. From the Hudson Institute.

Russia attends G20 meeting set to be dominated by Ukraine conflict Reuters

Russia prepares to mobilise economy for longer war in Ukraine FT

Biden Administration

Democrats Schumer and Manchin strike deal to cut drug costs for seniors ABC Information. Permit Medicare to barter prescription drug costs.

We Want to Rebuild U.S. Relations With China WSJ

Has Biden’s Top Diplomat in Mexico Gone Too Far, Officials Ask? NYT

Abortion

The Republican Moms Apologizing to Their Liberal Kids Slate

The Supremes

The Dark Truth Behind the SCOTUS Ruling Puck. “The conservative justices angling to overturn Roe are additionally the embodiment of a ruthless fifty-year political marketing campaign.” One thing the Democrat Get together can’t even conceive of, not to mention execute.

Reining In the Fourth Branch of Government RealClearPolitics

Republicans May Have Set Themselves Up for a Showdown With the Supreme Court Noah Millman, NYT

History, the Supreme Court, and Dobbs v. Jackson: Joint Statement from the AHA and the OAH (July 2022) American Historic Affiliation

Police State Watch

Far more could have been done to save Uvalde massacre victims, a new report says NPR

The Bezzle

‘God, Hwang and Archegos’: Insider Details of Collapsed Firm Revealed in Lawsuit Bloomberg. Household workplace shenanigans.

Shortages

Trade restrictions are inflaming the worst food crisis in a decade World Financial institution Blogs

A Global Famine Is Still an Avoidable Disaster Leonid Bershidsky, Bloomberg

US to diversify infant formula industry to avoid shortages AP

Class Warfare

Shareholder Power and the Decline of Labor NBER. From the Summary: “In step with idea of the agency primarily based on conflicts of pursuits between shareholders and stakeholders, we discover that institutions of companies that have a rise in possession by bigger and extra concentrated institutional shareholders have decrease employment and wages.”

How Foreign Private Equity Hooked New England’s Fishing Industry ProPublica

The Shrinking of the Middle-Class Neighborhood NYT

The Happiness Data That Wrecks a Freudian Theory WSJ

These Photographs Capture the Indescribable Glory of Trains Smithsonian

Walking Venice Craig Mod

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