Links 3/18/2023 | naked capitalism

90-year-old tortoise turns into father of three BBC

Loneliness and the Trinity of Creativity: Ada Lovelace, the Poles of the Thoughts, and the Supply of Her Imaginative Powers The Marginalian (Chuck L)

Posed Riddles Drift Journal (Anthony l)


What Labored In opposition to Covid: Masks, Closures and Vaccines Wall Avenue Journal (Dr. Kevin)

How a nasal vaccine may scale back the chance of COVID infections — and new variants Marketwatch (ma)

Local weather/Atmosphere

Minnesota Nuclear Energy Plant Leaks 400,000 Gallons Of Radioactive Water OilPrice (resilc)

Large Oil Plans to Artificially Freeze the Melting Arctic to Drill Extra Oil Vice (furzy)

Ocean Farming: Seaweed Is Having Its Second Within the Solar New York Occasions (Dr. Kevin)

World Recent Water Demand Will Outstrip Provide By 40% by 2030, Say Specialists Guardian. We’ve been warning for years what potable water was the pure useful resource that may come beneath acute stress first.


US and different Western nations cautious of Xi’s journey to Moscow South China Morning Publish

China-proposed initiative on world civilization hailed China Each day (resilc)

TikTok’s Plan To Stave Off Authorities Intervention: Flood DC With influencers Politico

China-Argentina on verge of region-rattling fighter deal Asia Occasions (Kevin W)

India’s Impending BrahMos Deal With Indonesia May Shift ASEAN’s Navy-Strategic Dynamics Andrew Korybko (Micael T)

Pakistan Police Raids Ex-Premier Imran Khan’s Lahore Home: TV Bloomberg

Outdated Blighty

UK Pension Funds Flee the Fairness Market, Including to London Woes Bloomberg

UK Backs Rolls-Royce Venture To Construct a Nuclear Reactor On the Moon CNBC(cnbc.c

La belle France

Fury in France as protesters block Paris ring street following Macron’s pressured pension reform France24

New Not-So-Chilly Battle

ICC judges challenge arrest warrant for Vladimir Putin over alleged warfare crimes Guardian. We talked about Ukraine resorting to stunts (primarily of the terrorist type) as a result of it will possibly’t win the wor. Now we’ve this. As chris remarked:

So the courtroom we don’t acknowledge, and that Russia doesn’t acknowledge (each for a similar causes), goes to restrict Putin how? And his means to do issues goes to be affected as a result of why?

In Ukraine, US centered on delivering weapons, not diplomacy — secretary of state TASS

Understanding the Scale and Brutality and the World Stakes of the Battle in Ukraine Larry Johnson

The Gathering Storm Douglas Macgregor, American Conservative

Kiev points warning to nations that don’t assist Ukraine RT (Kevin W)

Türkiye strikes to ratify Finland’s NATO bid in parliament Anadolu Company

Banned From Russian Airspace, U.S. Airways Look to Limit Rivals New York Occasions. This can merely make the US much less enticing a vacation spot by rising transit instances for all passengers who would in any other case use trans-Russian routes.


Will Bibi break Israel? Economist

Former Israeli premier urges world leaders to shun Netanyahu Related Press (resilc)

For first time, Democrats sympathize extra with Palestinians than Israelis: Ballot Salon

Iranians are achieved with Kings and Ayatollahs, and look again to Mosaddegh for a Means ahead Juan Cole

Iraq warfare: 20 years later and no classes discovered by warfare’s proponents, specialists say Center East Eye

Shock and Battle: Iraq 20 Years On, 4. The Inspectors BBC Radio 4 (resilc)

Saddam’s rusting yacht serves as picnic spot for Iraqi fishermen Reuters (resilc)

Large Brother is Watching You Watch

AI Fools Voice Recognition Used To Confirm Identification By Australian Tax Workplace Guardian

Why Palantir’s newest NHS land-grab is such unhealthy information for sufferers openDemocracy

Imperial Collapse Watch

The Hassle with AUKUS Daniel Larison

What the AUKUS sub ruckus means for regional safety Accountable Safety


Trump-commissioned report undercut his claims of lifeless and double voters Washington Publish


The place the cash went: The Bidens and Biden associates that acquired Chinese language money New York Publish (furzy)

Per beneath, you don’t have any expectation of privateness with respect to your rubbish and deserted property. That is simply harassment of that poor schlub restore store proprietor. Nonetheless, if somebody on the suitable had been alert, they’d fund his protection, as a result of restore store proprietor would get to do discovery on Hunter.


Rural America and suburbs half firm politically Asia Occasions

‘Mutilating youngsters for revenue’: California teenager sues docs over breast-removal surgical procedure at age 13 in Kaiser Permanente’s SECOND blockbuster transgender lawsuit Each day Mail

Our No Longer Free Press

The Twitter Information and the brand new censorship regime Andrew Lowenthal

Residents’ Proper to Be Impolite Upheld by Massachusetts Supreme Courtroom New York Occasions (resilc). So people may be impolitic however not anybody with a megaphone.

B-a-a-a-a-d Banks

First Republic Rescue Effort Fails to Ease Investor Worries Wall Avenue Journal

UBS in talks to amass Credit score Suisse Monetary Occasions

That is Fascism, SVB Bailout Version CounterPunch. Good shout-out!

Biden to Congress: Ban execs of failed banks from the business Axios. Resilc: “You imply like Barney Frank?”

The Bezzle

Microsoft Is Testing a Constructed-In Cryptocurrency Pockets For the Edge Browser ars technica

Guillotine Watch

Kiss my a$$: Credit score Suisse spouse Lizzie Asher flashes butt amid $54B bailout Web page Six. Resilc: “The place is ISIS whenever you want them to run burn cages?”

Class Warfare


Google nixes paying out remainder of medical go away for laid-off staff CNBC. Resilc: “When does somebody gun up?”

An ideal storm of food-stamp cuts and low tax refunds is looming — and low cost chains like Greenback Basic and Large Heaps may really feel the ache Enterprise Insider

How Psychological Well being Care Is Close to-Inconceivable to Get on Medicaid Intercept

Antidote du jour (Tracie H):

And a bonus. Resilc’s sheep herd:

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

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