Links 1/29/2023 | naked capitalism

Bears had been mysteriously lacking toes. These scientists cracked the case. WaPo


Because the Colorado River Shrinks, Washington Prepares to Unfold the Ache NYT. “The disaster over the Colorado River is the most recent instance of how local weather change is overwhelming the foundations of American life — not solely bodily infrastructure, like dams and reservoirs, but additionally the authorized underpinnings which have made these methods work.”


Pfizer Responds to Analysis Claims (press launch) Pfizer

Who’s “Jordon Trishton Walker”? Examine Every thing with Brian O’Shea. That is as shut as I can come to precise reporting on Walker, the Pfizer govt recorded by Undertaking Veritas. It seems skinny to me, however Google has develop into so unhealthy.

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Why The White Home Shouldn’t Privatize COVID Vaccines Teen Vogue. By the authors of Well being Communism.

SARS-CoV-2 variant biology: immune escape, transmission and health Nature. From the Summary: “SARS-CoV-2 reveals a sophisticated relationship amongst virus antigenicity, transmission and virulence, which has for the long run trajectory and illness burden of COVID-19.” A lot for the yearly shot!

What’s CH.1.1? Meet ‘Orthrus,’ a brand new wildcard Omicron pressure with a regarding Delta mutation Fortune. Good, level-headed round-up.

Weak immune system? Authorities provides recommendation to assist at-risk folks keep away from COVID-19 infections USA Immediately. Now that Evusheld is defunct:

Oh, and “in danger” within the headline is clear query begging.

Air Power common predicts warfare with China in 2025, tells officers to prep by firing ‘a clip’ at a goal, and ‘intention for the top’ NBC

Japan gunning for strategic independence from US Asia Occasions (Rev Kev).


China’s COVID response withstands check for Spring Pageant holidays World Occasions

COVID is operating rampant in China – however herd immunity stays elusive The Dialog. Fantasies will try this.

China mulls photo voltaic export ban as commerce tensions develop Australian Monetary Overview

PM terminates MOU The Fiji Occasions


Myanmar military set to cement rule with robust new election guidelines Channel Information Asia

Myanmar opium cultivation surging underneath navy rule – UN report Reuters

Flying excessive in Siem Reap: Man builds ‘Airplane Home’ Khmer Occasions (ER).


World reacts to rising violence in Israel-Palestine battle Al Jazeera

European Disunion

French Union Cuts Energy to Stress Macron on Pensions WSJ

Contained in the ‘Qatargate’ graft scandal rocking the EU FT

Former NATO common Petr Pavel wins Czech presidential election Al Jazeera

Pricey Previous Blighty

Military spied on lockdown critics: Sceptics, together with our personal Peter Hitchens, lengthy suspected they had been underneath surveillance. Now we’ve obtained official information that show they had been proper all alongside Every day Mail

NHS to deal with 50,000 aged and susceptible sufferers in ‘digital wards’ at dwelling Sky Information (Rev Kev).

Above Public Opinion London Overview of Books

New Not-So-Chilly Battle

Ukraine wants long-range missiles: Volodymr Zelenskyy Andalou Company. Oh? What sort of warhead? Within the meantime, the way to shoot Leopard 2 tanks:

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Russian International Ministry Rejects Blinken and Nuland Proposals, Condemns Scholz for Reviving Hitler’s Plan to Destroy Russia John Helmer, Dances with Bears

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Regarding the arguments for ‘complete defeat’ of Russia Accountable Statecraft

Kennan’s Warning on Ukraine International Affairs. No one may have predicted….

Patrick Lawrence: The Shadows Descend in Ukraine Scheer Publish

Observer to a Failed Rebellion Covert Motion Journal. Belarus.

South of the Border

Why Is Venezuela’s Gold Nonetheless Frozen in The Financial institution Of England? Declassified UK

Biden Administration

The Week CNBC Began to Panic Matt Stoller, BIG. The deck: “The federal government filed an antitrust case to interrupt up Google, and the Senate held a brutal listening to on Ticketmaster’s monopoly. Wall Avenue opinion chief Jim Cramer is formally freaking out.”


Biden will get set to lean into financial system in 2024 The Hill

Dude, you owe me $2: ‘Venmo Vultures’ scrape for small money owed in a good financial system The Inquirer

13 Investigates: What’s actually driving up catalytic converter theft in Las Vegas? KTNV

Police State Watch

Horrific bodycam video reveals 5 Memphis cops kicking Tyre Nichols within the head, hammering him with a baton, raining punches down, pepper spraying and tazing him as he screams ‘mother, mother’ – simply yards from her dwelling Every day Mail

White Home says ‘violence is unacceptable’ amid anticipated protests over Tyre Nichols bodycam video FOX and White Home officers converse with mayors forward of doable protests over Tyre Nichols footage The Hill. “Preparations to provide federal assist.”

When the officers are Black: Tyre Nichols’ dying raises robust questions on race in policing Industrial Attraction

Police Urge Calm In Gentle Of Unspeakable Evil They Dedicated The Onion

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Cop Metropolis Is A Step Towards Cop Nation Defector. Value a learn.


How Barr’s Quest to Discover Flaws within the Russia Inquiry Unraveled NYT

Our Famously Free Press

Responding to Hamilton 68 (excerpt) Matt Taibbi, Racket. On Hamilton 68, see NC right here (2018).

The Bezzle

DOJ requests Bankman-Fried’s bail circumstances be revised over doable witness tampering The Hill. SBF: “I’d like to reconnect and see if there’s a manner for us to have a constructive relationship.” Oh.

U.S. securities regulator probes funding advisers over crypto custody -sources Reuters

The PCAOB, and the SEC, can accomplish that far more to rein in auditors giving false assurance about crypto Francine McKenna, The Dig


Twitter’s Infrastructure Continues to Crumble, Silently Daring Fireball. Helpful.

Provide Chain

‘Flying with one engine’: why world meals provides are in danger regardless of falling crop costs FT


How a Drug Firm Made $114 Billion by Gaming the U.S. Patent System NYT

Class Warfare

The Union Membership Fee Has Dropped to a Historic Low. It Doesn’t Must Be This Means. In These Occasions

Hundreds of thousands are lacking from the workforce as a consequence of COVID-19. Dr. Eric Ding’s Journal

‘People Are Gobbling Up Takeout Meals. Eating places Wager That Gained’t Change. WSJ. The American resolution to the 3Cs drawback: Drive-thrus.

Antidote du jour (JB):

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