Links 1/22/2023 | naked capitalism

NRC Certifies First U.S. Small Modular Reactor Design US Division of Vitality

Mass. well being division warns of drug-resistant gonorrhea pressure


The ‘biggest tragedy’ could be if central banks don’t end the job on inflation, Larry Summers says CNBC (Kevin W)

Local weather/Setting

Federal Reserve Board gives extra particulars on how its pilot local weather state of affairs evaluation train will probably be carried out and the data on danger administration practices that will probably be gathered over the course of the train Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

The affect of local weather change on the pharma provide chain Pharmaceutical Know-how. Doesn’t point out that perhaps outsourcing US drug manufacturing to China was a mistake.


California’s subsequent flood may destroy one among its most numerous cities. Will lawmakers strive to put it aside? Grist


WaPo Feeds Denial With False Claims About Overcounting Covid Deaths FAIR

Two-Years Observe-Up of Signs and Return to Work in Complicated Submit-COVID-19 Sufferers Journal of Scientific Drugs. From the summary: “Regardless of train, respiratory, olfactory rehabilitations, cognition/speech remedy and/or psychological help, the extra frequent self-reported signs (fatigue, neurocognitive problems, muscle tissues and joint ache) didn’t resolve.”


Documentary on 2002 Gujarat riots: Govt orders YouTube, Twitter to dam BBC movie on Modi, Opposition says censorship Indian Specific

Pakistan to pay in ‘foreign money of pleasant international locations’ for Russian vitality: Moscow Anadolu Company

Whose recreation is Pakistan’s Khar enjoying? Indian Punchline


Drone assault hits Tanf US base in Syria Al-Monitor

Outdated Blighty


UK nurses communicate from picket strains WSWS


Sajid Javid requires sufferers to pay for GP and A&E visits Guardian. Lambert: “Free on the level of care is foundational for NHS.”


Peter Thiel Says British Affection for NHS Is Stockholm Syndrome Bloomberg. “He additionally stated that the crisis-stricken well being service, presently grappling with strikes and lengthy wait occasions for emergency care, was making individuals sick and wishes ‘market mechanisms’ to repair it. Such mechanisms embrace privatizing components of it…”

Buckingham Palace Units 3-Day Coronation Weekend for King Charles III New York Occasions


Yellen Says China Could Be Ready to Be a part of Zambia Debt Deal Bloomberg

Zambia’s New IMF Deal Shifts China to the Backseat The Diplomat

European Disunion

Serbia ‘not enthusiastic’ about EU membership anymore, says president Politico

Media: Vučić will probably be given an ultimatum B92

Tens of 1000’s take to Madrid streets in anti-government protest Anadolu Company

New Not-So-Chilly Battle

Ukraine – Russian Military Prompts Southern Entrance Moon of Alabama

Withdraw from Artyomovsk! Gilbert Doctorow

“Higher an unsatisfactory peace than a debacle” – Alexander Mercouris Empire, Communication and NATO Wars

U.S. officers advise Ukraine to attend on offensive, official says Reuters


Ukraine Protection Minister Tells VOA: Troops Will Prepare on German Tanks in Poland VOA

The Ahead Observations Group: Ex-US Soldier Turned Influencer Criticized for Ukraine Battle Journey With Neo-Nazi Vice



Time to hitch NATO? Moldova eyes becoming a member of ‘a bigger alliance’ Politico

Dmitry Rogozin’s Blood-Soaked Message to Macron The Actual Politick with Mark Sleboda

Russia’s RT France to shut after French accounts frozen over Ukraine invasion SCMP

US senators, visiting Kyiv, blast delays in supplying tanks to Ukraine Reuters

Russian-US relations at all-time low, no hope for enchancment — Kremlin spokesman TASS

Turkish anger after Quran burning, Kurd protests in Sweden Al Jazeera

South of the Border

Glencore copper mine in Peru suspends operations after one other assault Reuters

Peru’s pure sources: CIA-linked US ambassador meets with mining and vitality ministers to speak ‘investments’ Geopolitical Economic system

Biden Administration

Ron Klain Anticipated to Step Down as Biden’s White Home Chief of Employees New York Occasions

People On Biden’s Dealing with Of Categorised Paperwork: Inappropriate & Critical, However Shouldn’t Face Expenses, Quinnipiac College Nationwide Ballot Finds; Biden Dealing with Of The Mexican Border Hits File Low Whereas Majority Again His New Immigration Plan Quinnipiac.

On Ukraine: “33 p.c of People assume the USA is doing an excessive amount of to assist Ukraine, 21 p.c assume the U.S. is doing too little, and 38 p.c assume the U.S. is doing about the correct amount to assist Ukraine.”

In comparison with February 28, 2022: “7 p.c of People thought the U.S. was doing an excessive amount of to assist Ukraine, 45 p.c thought the U.S. was doing too little, and 37 p.c thought the U.S. was doing about the correct amount to assist Ukraine.”

The Debt Ceiling Restrict is Damaging, Duplicative, and Dumb Stephanie Kelton, The Lens


DOJ search of Biden’s Delaware dwelling ends in 6 extra paperwork Politico

If Biden isn’t on the ticket, Harris’s decide for vp will probably be key to 2024 The Hill

Large Brother is Watching You Watch

Rentokil pilots facial recognition system as method to exterminate rats Guardian (Brian C) Ironing out the kinks earlier than deploying on people?

Democrats en déshabillé

Airline CEO Admits Ticket Rip-off Permitted By Buttigieg The Lever 


West Virginia proclaims $83 million opioid settlement with Walgreens AP. Consists of no admission of wrongdoing or legal responsibility by the corporate.

Walgreens posts $3.7B loss in Q1 on opioid settlement however boosts gross sales outlook in 2023 Fierce Healthcare

Pharmacists can begin sufferers on street to restoration from opioid use dysfunction, research exhibits Information from Brown

The habit disaster is inflicting a spike in endocarditis instances. Hospitals are struggling to reply STAT

Why Some Surgeons Are Prescribing Opioids to Sufferers’ Spouses Harvard Medical Faculty

Leisure hashish and opioid distribution Well being Economics. From the summary: “We discover that RCLs result in a discount in codeine distributed at retail pharmacies.”

Police State Watch

Guillotine Watch

FTC: Shkreli might have violated lifetime pharma ban, must be held in contempt arstechnica

Class Warfare

Storm flooding compounds distress for California farms and staff LA Occasions. “Farmworkers are particularly susceptible to excessive local weather occasions as a result of they’re low-income; most are immigrants with out authorized standing, which makes them ineligible for unemployment advantages and medical health insurance…”

The Bezzle

Unique: SWIFT funds community entry minimize to crypto exchanges Asia Markets

How Sam Bankman-Fried’s ties with the Clintons helped him dupe traders NY Submit (Kevin W)

All it’s essential to know in regards to the Yr of the Rabbit SCMP. The rabbit is a logo of longevity, peace, and prosperity.

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