Hyperlinks Thanksgiving Day 11/24/2022 | bare capitalism

Readers, I hope you might be all having a wonderful Thanksgiving. Purely for due diligence, I remind you to encourage kindness and helpfulness wherever you might be. –lambert

Welcome to the Tiny City The place Half Your Neighbors Are Polar Bears WSJ

Why Wild Turkeys Hate the Wild The Atlantic

International Economic system Slows, however Appears to Be Faring Higher Than Feared WSJ

Local weather

In Sharm El-Sheikh London Evaluation of Books

COP27 Failed. Right here Are 5 Methods We Can Nonetheless Assist Save the Planet. Donzinger on Justice

Alan Kohler: It’s nationwide suicide by politics, it’s demise by levels The New Day by day. Australia.

America’s Billion-Greenback Tree Drawback Is Spreading Wired


WHO’s departing chief scientist regrets errors in debate over whether or not SARS-CoV-2 spreads via air Science. However then once more, too few to say. This tweet continues to be up, nonetheless doing harm:


The World Is Nonetheless Failing at Pandemic Preparedness and Response Venture Syndicate

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Examine exhibits reinfection safety for COVID-19 vaccines Heart for Infectious Illness Analysis and Coverage

Vaccinated individuals now make up a majority of COVID deaths Stars and Stripes

Visualising SARS-CoV-2 transmission routes and mitigations BMJ


Foxconn presents $1,400 payout to quell protests at China iPhone plant FT. Not clear to me whether or not wages and dealing situations, lockdown, or each. Commentary:

China has ordered six million individuals into lockdown in a metropolis Agence France Presse

China GDP: avoiding ‘middle-income entice’ is essential in 2023, and 5 per cent financial progress doable, Beijing adviser says South China Morning Submit

Sustainable Peatland Administration and Transboundary Haze in Southeast Asia (podcast) New Books Community. See NC on peat right here, right here, and right here.


Electrical energy boycott buckles in Yangon however powers on within the Dry Zone Frontier Myanmar

Anwar Ibrahim is Malaysia’s tenth prime minister Channel Information Asia

European Disunion

First nationwide map of Italy’s fascist monuments goes on-line Channel Information Asia

Hungary’s EU money in danger after European Fee concludes reforms fell brief Politico

Sweden’s parliament votes via controversial espionage legislation The Native. “Underneath Sweden’s present espionage laws, secret info obtained, disclosed or handed to a different state should instantly hurt Sweden’s safety. Underneath the brand new legislation, it’s sufficient for it to break relations with one other nation.”

Reducing-edge tech made this tiny nation a significant exporter of meals WaPo

Yandex seeks Putin approval for restructuring plan FT

New Not-So-Chilly Warfare

Ukraine – Lights Out, No Water And Quickly No Warmth Moon of Alabama. In the meantime, should you suppose excessive Ukrainian vs. low Russian casualties are in any method implausible, Moon dug up this video (NSFW):

The place the entrance is on the map doesn’t matter all that a lot, does it? The meatgrinder does its work regardless.

Ukraine works to revive energy after devastating strikes AP

The Russian Winter Offensive Gordon Hahn, Russian and Eurasian Politics

It’s Warfare, Josep, However Not As We Know It Making an attempt to Perceive the World

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Weapons shortages spark powerful decisions for Ukraine’s allies Protection Information

Poorly geared up German military awaits monetary reinforcement from Berlin FT

Protection Primer: Standard Ammunition Manufacturing Industrial Base (PDF) Congressional Analysis Service. A subhead, “Mitigating potential ammunition shortfalls,” is so far as CRS goes on capability points. From the ultimate paragraph: “A 2022 Authorities Accountability Workplace (GAO) report discovered that advanced organizational relationships and outdated coverage paperwork ‘can hinder efficient coordination [and] result in poor or delayed decision-making’ among the many a number of Military organizations chargeable for the ammunition manufacturing base.” Oh.

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Proposed G7 oil value cap to have little fast influence on Russian income Reuters

Russian oil transferring to Asia on older vessels elevates delivery dangers: Trafigura CEO Hellenic Transport Information and How Greek Corporations and Ghost Ships Are Serving to Russia Overseas Coverage

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Olena Semenyaka, The “First Girl” of Ukrainian Nationalism Illiberalism Research Program, George Washington College. Know your Azovs!

Biden Administration

Biden administration extends fee pause on pupil mortgage debt CNBC


Alert reader JC sends the next area report from Texas:

I went to HEB yesterday. Very, very crowded earlier than Thanksgiving. Nobody, however me carrying a masks.

I walked by pharmacy. The chilly and flu (or any othr respiratory symtoms) meds have been like a publish Apocalype smash and seize. The whole lot else was in inventory. I didn’t want something myself.

Notice to self: consenus doesn’t equal knowledge.

“I’ve acquired this chilly I simply can’t shake.” The cabinets:

Readers, what’s occurring the place you might be?

The Bezzle

Crypto: Everybody Was Simply That Silly Heisenberg Report. “The cryptocurrency craze taught us that if sufficient individuals imagine, the parable can change into sturdy sufficient to supplant widespread sense, and the resultant mania can perpetuate the delirium such that skeptics start to query themselves, on the way in which to changing into converts.”

How Sam Bankman-Fried Offered The Bahamas An Empty Crypto Dream Forbes. Superb particulars.

FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried plans to talk throughout New York Instances DealBook summit FOX. If SBF shouldn’t be indicted by summit-time! Commentary:


Elon Musk Hires PlayStation 3 Hacker To Repair Twitter Kotaku. As an intern?!

Mercedes locks quicker acceleration behind a $1,200 annual paywall The Verge

Groves of Academe

The unimaginable shrinking future of school Vox


Medicare 2.0—A Imaginative and prescient for the Way forward for America’s Well being Insurance coverage Plan JAMA Community. “Medicare is among the nice successes in American social coverage.” However heaven forfend we should always make it common!

World Cup?

On the lookout for this World Cup’s ‘Group of Dying’? It doesn’t exist anymore. Right here’s why… The Athletic

Our Famously Free Press

Media Misled on Points Essential to Midterm Voters FAIR. In addition to figuring out which points they have been going to be deceptive about, and which they might suppress totally (Covid; Ukraine).

Thanksgiving Day

The Finish of American Thanksgivings: A Trigger for Common Rejoicing Black Agenda Report. To my thoughts, many of the historical past has been leached away. America is nice at that. What stays is plenty of good meals and conviviality, at a desk with household (unique or adopitive). America wants extra of that.

Guillotine Watch

‘West Wing’ forged urges struggling People to hunt assist AP

Class Warfare

Former worker sues United Furnishings Industries over mass firing Freight Waves

Constructing Quick and Sluggish: The Empire State Constructing and the World Commerce Heart (Half I) Development Physics

Antidote du jour (by way of):

Bonus antidote (AM):

AM writes: “Some canine like looking jackets and a few cats like napkins!! Emmett lay down on one, after which my son and husband put the others underneath his head and throughout his physique. Stunned he tolerated it.”

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

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