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When bugs swipe left (press launch) Washington College in St. Louis

Central banks set to lift interest rates to 15-year highs as investor jitters grow FT

Does money growth help explain the recent inflation surge? Financial institution of Worldwide Settlements. “We’re involved right here solely with the signalling worth of financial aggregates for inflation, not with the course of causation.”

Local weather

Nobody Is Happy With the Federal Grazing Program Gizmodo

Europe experienced record number of hailstorms in 2022 for the second year in row The Watchers

A fridge too far? Living sustainably in NYC by unplugging AP


Repeated vaccination of inactivated SARS-CoV-2 vaccine dampens neutralizing antibodies against Omicron variants in breakthrough infection (letter) Nature. China take be aware.


Huge if true:

I would love very a lot to know if Covid an infection tape-watchers suppose these numbers correspond to another nation’s, even colorably.

COVID-19 treatment Molnupiravir starts to sell in China World Occasions. Properly, that should do it.

China’s Global Mega-Projects Are Falling Apart WSJ

Can Chinese pop music’s soft power push ever match K-pop’s success? South China Morning Put up. No Betteridge Legislation violation detected.

On China’s Enemies Within The Scholar’s Stage


Why has the West given billions in military aid to Ukraine, but virtually ignored Myanmar? The Dialog. As a result of the fascists in Myanmar don’t want any weapons?

The Koreas

South Korea drops indoor anti-COVID mask mandate, infection fears linger Channel Information Asia


Hindenburg report alleged fraud by its firms, Adani Group says ‘attack on India’ Indian Categorical. AFAIK, no person has made the “Oh, the humanity!” joke, so please contemplate it made.

Our Reply To Adani: Fraud Cannot Be Obfuscated By Nationalism Or A Bloated Response That Ignores Every Key Allegation We Raised Hindenberg Analysis.

Chartbook #190: The Adani crisis – is Modi’s house of cards at risk? Adam Tooze, Chartbook

LIC doubles down on Adani amid short seller row The Financial Occasions

The man behind a $50 billion sell-off Mint


Israel Strikes Iran Amid International Push to Contain Tehran WSJ. Mehdi Hassan: “How is that this not…an act of conflict?”

The struggle brewing inside Israel’s anti-government movement +972

The Magical Mossad Mystery Tour The Pill

Turkey’s influence in Africa on the rise Andalou Company. From 2021, nonetheless germane. Useful map:

Expensive Previous Blighty

NHS plan: £1bn boost in hospital beds and ambulance fleet BBC. “Presently one in 10 posts within the NHS is vacant.” So, nothing for the employees?

How London’s property market became an inheritocracy FT

The Paper Trail: the Failure of Building Regulations Inside Housing. Extra on Grenfell Tower. Not unrelated to the above; see NC here.

New Not-So-Chilly Chilly Conflict

Russia Tightens Grip Around Bakhmut as Ukraine Awaits Western Tanks WSJ

Western Volunteer in Bakhmut Admits Ukraine is Losing. Is the Western Tank Card a Bluff? Internationalist 360°. Hyperlink to probably vital interview (YouTube) with that volunteer, however the distortion used to disguise their voice is torture on my ears, so even when I had the hour, I can’t pay attention. Readers?

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Live news: German economy shrinks as energy and borrowing costs pinch demand FT. Everything’s going according to plan.

Is Europe Deindustrializing? Yanis Varoufakis, Challenge Syndicate

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After tanks, Ukraine seeks warships from Germany Andalou Company. Musical interlude.

Germany’s Scholz denounces ‘bidding war’ over jets for Ukraine Al Jazeera

The shift in Europe, Tanks and What is Really Important about Them Phillips’s Publication. Fascinating:

I do suppose the stress that was utilized by the Nordics, Baltics and Poland, Czechia, Slovakia, and many others, actually do matter, and going ahead their outlooks will play an outsized function within the institution of Europe’s safety priorities. It’s because they’ve a standard outlook that can maintain them collectively, and secondly as a result of they’re collectively one of many richest groupings in Europe and they’ll grown comparatively richer sooner or later. This wealth has make them assemble among the strongest army forces on the continent.

Ah. The Intermarium people. Adjoining to this crowd:

Václav Havel (d. 2011) was a founder of the Visegrad Group. I ponder what he would suppose….

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Some Western Backers of Ukraine Worry That Time Might Be on Russia’s Side WSJ

Erdogan says Turkey may accept Finland in NATO, but block Sweden Al Jazeera

The Russian Predicament Valdai Dialogue Membership

South of the Border

Peru’s protest ‘deactivators’ run toward tear gas to stop it AP. Studying from Hong Kong.

Venezuela: National Assembly Moves to Regulate NGO Activities Venezuelanalysis

Biden Administration

Exclusive: Supreme Court did not disclose financial relationship with expert brought in to review leak probe CNN. Chertoff. Chertoff is pro-torture. In order that’s a plus. And Chertoff was never charged with perjury. The Supreme Courtroom likes its specialists clear!

DEA Mexico chief quietly ousted over ties to drug lawyers AP

Provide Chain

Russia ramps up diesel supplies to Turkey, Africa ahead of EU embargo Hellenic Delivery Information


Virus exposure and neurodegenerative disease risk across national biobanks Neuron. “Utilizing time collection knowledge from FinnGen for discovery and cross-sectional knowledge from the UK Biobank for replication, we recognized 45 viral exposures considerably related to elevated danger of neurodegenerative illness and replicated 22 of those associations. The most important impact affiliation was between viral encephalitis publicity and Alzheimer’s illness. Influenza with pneumonia was considerably related to 5 of the six neurodegenerative ailments studied. We additionally replicated the Epstein-Barr/a number of sclerosis affiliation. A few of these exposures had been related to an elevated danger of neurodegeneration as much as 15 years after an infection. As vaccines are at present obtainable for among the related viruses, vaccination could also be a option to scale back some danger of neurodegenerative illness.” Let’s decide one. Viral encephalitis. So [one moment for search] is it airborne?. W-e-l-l-l-l: “Viral encephalitis could also be as a consequence of both DNA or RNA viruses, which have varied modes of transmission, together with bloodborne, , or mosquito-borne.” Vax, subsequently, isn’t the one “manner.” However whenever you’ve bought a hammer, a nail is prime of thoughts….

Measles virus ‘cooperates’ with itself to cause fatal encephalitis Medical Xpress

Police State Watch

The Crackdown on Cop City Protesters Is So Brutal Because of the Movement’s Success The Intercept. The deck: “One protester was killed by police, 20 had been charged beneath a ‘home terror’ legislation, and Georgia’s governor gave himself broad ’emergency’ powers.” Georgia’s Governor Kemp is a Republican, so I count on we’ll see Democrat Senators Ossoff and Warnock elevating the alarm a few “state of exception.” Kidding!

A feeling that police would not or could not do anything to help Welcome to Hell World. Commentary:

Doucette is price a comply with.

Professionalize the police Noah Smith, Noahpinion. Why did no person suppose of this [slaps forehead].

Sports activities Desk

The Philadelphia Eagles Will Absolutely End You The Defector

Guillotine Watch

I’m a corporate fraud investigator. You wouldn’t believe the hubris of the super-rich Guardian. No, I might, actually.

Class Warfare

Learning from neoliberalism: a Machiavellian plea for reverse engineering (PDF) Joanna Kusiak, Throughout Principle and Observe: Pondering By City Analysis. From 2018, nonetheless germane:

The revolutionary capacities of capitalism on the whole, in addition to its impres- sive capability to undo established orders, have been well-known since no less than the publication of the Communist Manifesto. Nonetheless, neither capitalism nor neoliberalism (each of that are, as Berman (1982) and Harvey (2005) be aware, utopian in spirit) obtain their goals via ideological purity. Quite the opposite, ‘actually present neoliberalism’ is var- iegated (Peck and Theodore 2007) and, it is perhaps added, omnivorous: it operates by way of co-optation. Attempting to counter its energy whereas ad- hering to the strict guidelines of ideological purity is like combating an armed avenue gang whereas abiding by the rules of a martial artwork: we might really feel extra dignified than the opponent, however we are also certain to lose. Can we stay important and but turn into extra street-smart?

Fascinating query!

The real cost of shadow work FT

Gender and the Great Resignation Phenomenal World. Price a learn.

Antidote du jour (via):

See yesterday’s Hyperlinks and Antidote du Jour here.

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