Links 1/23/2023 | naked capitalism

Tips on how to See the ‘Inexperienced Comet’ Everybody’s Speaking About Gizmodo

Local weather/Surroundings

Local weather change is threatening Madagascar’s well-known forests: Research exhibits how severe it’s Phys.org

Some well being dangers from local weather change in Florida might shock. This one impacts thousands and thousands Miami Herald. Diabetes

U.S. Authorities Seeks to Dismiss Keystone XL Pipeline Case, Whereas Taxpayers Have Already Spent $250,000 to NAFTA Arbitration Tribunal Public Citizen

Local weather change and area particles, a vicious cycle astrobites

How did previous societies deal with the impacts of local weather change? Proceedings of the Nationwide Academy of Sciences

Water

Jackson, Mississippi’s water disaster persists as nationwide consideration and assist fade away NBC Information

‘Regarding’ map reveals the place fish caught within the US are filled with hazardous ‘without end chemical compounds’ Enterprise Insider

Skipped showers, paper plates: For one suburb that depends on the Colorado River, water is tough to get Salt Lake Tribune

And farther down the road…

Tijuana Is Once more Shopping for Emergency Water from California After Aqueduct Outage Voice of San Diego

#COVID-19

Immune Hurt: Who to imagine? Straightforward Chair (Fathi)

The Gig is Up, and It Feels Bizarre Okay Doomer. The deck: “The German Minister of Public Well being simply confirmed what scientists have been attempting to inform the world about Covid.”

Self-injury, suicidality and consuming dysfunction signs in younger adults following COVID-19 lockdowns in Denmark Nature. “Our findings present no assist for the rise in self-injury, suicidality and signs of EDs after the lockdowns.”

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Japan to decrease COVID-19 to flu standing, additional easing guidelines AP

Myanmar

Myanmar Resistance Targets Extra Junta Election Places of work The Irrawaddy

Outdated Blighty

UK metal business a whisker away from collapse – Unite BBC

The Koreas

CNN’s Waging A Intelligent Psy-Op To Justify South Korea’s Nuclear Ambitions Andrew Korybko

How US-led alliance goals to fix Japan-South Korea ties and rein in China SCMP

China?

Chinese language Battery Plant Funding Faces Native Backlash in Hungary Bloomberg

Patrick Lawrence: Japan Reenlists as Washington’s Spear-Service Scheerpost

A Taiwan massacre would possibly go well with US decision-makers simply nice RT

New Not-So-Chilly Battle

US to Ukraine: You’re Dropping; Do it Completely different! Empire, Communication and NATO Wars

US pledges to “go on the offensive” towards Russia WSWS

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Germany gained’t preserve Poland from sending tanks to Ukraine DW. Each Scholz and new German Protection Minister Boris Pistorius continued to sluggish stroll the choice Sunday earlier than the announcement from FM Baerbock. Did she break rank? Would match with her priors.

Among the stress on the German vassal state:

Germany is refusing to ship tanks to Ukraine. Biden can not let this stand WaPo

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French politician accuses US of intent to begin battle in Europe TASS

Morocco turns into the primary African nation to offer tanks to Ukraine – report i24

US to construct navy industrial base in Morocco Center East Monitor. “The CIA report mentioned that Russia not solely strongly helps the Algerian regime militarily and politically, however can be discussing the institution of a big logistical base that may give it an essential outlet to international locations positioned south of the Sahara Desert.”

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Italy’s Meloni eyes increase in robust power ties with Algeria AP

Large freeze that was feared by fuel hungry Europe hits Central Asia, Iran IntelliNews

Communicate Loudly and Carry Somebody Else’s Large Stick The American Conservative

Russian Brokers Suspected of Directing Far-Proper Group to Mail Bombs in Spain New York Instances. Completely primarily based on the phrase of nameless US officers.

Macron desires €400 billion to ‘remodel’ France’s forces via 2030 Protection Information. Whereas he’s attempting to boost pension age.

Burkina Faso orders French troops to depart amidst large protest WION

South of the Border

Bowing to coup threats, Lula guarantees large investments in Brazil’s armed forces WSWS

Biden Administration

Biden to Faucet Jeff Zients as His Subsequent White Home Chief of Workers New York Instances. Rewarded for killing 600,000 Individuals as Covid czar, however as Biden mentioned Friday, he’s stopped enthusiastic about that.

Fireplace Jeff Zients The American Prospect. From Jan. 2022, however nonetheless germane.

Biden slams local weather change doubters whereas surveying storm injury Axios

Delays plague Biden’s push for speedy motion on local weather changeWaPo

Biden strikes forward on two Gulf lease gross sales for later this 12 months Houston Chronicle

2024

Biden enters 12 months with low approval scores regardless of midterm increase The Hill

Report Excessive in U.S. Put Off Medical Care On account of Value in 2022 Gallup

Trump to GOP: Don’t contact Medicare or Social Safety in debt ceiling struggle Politico

No Labels Makes Preliminary Funding in Bipartisan Presidential Ticket Sludge

Obama Legacy

Police State Watch

Memphis Law enforcement officials concerned in visitors cease that preceded Tyre Nichols’ loss of life fired Memphis Business Attraction. Fairly the headline. Extreme use of drive, failure to intervene and failure to render support.

Gunz

Mass Capturing In Monterey Park Leaves 10 Useless, 10 Wounded. What We Know So Far LAist

Provide Chain/Inflation

Surging egg costs imply file earnings for largest US egg producer CNN.  The jail labor in all probability doesn’t damage both.

Bleak outlook post-Chinese language New Yr prompts extra clean voyages The Loadstar

Our No Longer Free Press

JOURNALISTS POINTED OUT THE INADEQUACY OF EXISTING ORGANIZATIONS FOR PROTECTING THE RIGHTS OF MEDIA WORKERS IN THE WEST DURING THE PRESS FORUM OF THE FOUNDATION TO BATTLE INJUSTICE Basis to Battle Injustice (ctlieee)

Guillotine Watch

A robust nonprofit owns flats for poor tenants. Why are some tenants trapped of their rooms? LA Instances

Class Warfare

If America Had Truthful Legal guidelines, 60 Million Staff Would Be part of a Union Tomorrow Jacobin (Kevin W)

WHITE COLLAR CRIME RISK ZONES The New Inquiry (Randy Ok)

The Lawsuit That May Freeze Speech Towards Billionaires The Lever

Tech

Pluralistic: Tiktok’s enshittification Pluralistic

The Bezzle

Feds seized practically $700 million from FTX founder Bankman-Fried Reuters (Kevin W)

TikTok confirms that its personal workers can determine what goes viral The Verge

IBM high brass accused once more of utilizing mainframes to prop up Watson, cloud gross sales The Register

Forgotten existentialist Aeon. “Sartre will get a lot of the credit score for existentialism. Karl Jaspers not solely preceded him, however supplied a approach out of despair.”

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