This Black Bear Took Hundreds of ‘Selfies’ on a Wildlife Camera Smithsonian
Swift aims to be a bridge for digital currencies American Banker
ECB’s Panetta dismisses ‘programmable’ use for digital euro International Authorities Fintech
The $109 Billion Bank Hustle Matt Stoller, BIG. The deck: “Interoperability isn’t only for telecom corporations, e-mail, and Fb. In a excessive rate of interest setting, it’s additionally easy methods to cease banks from scalping companies and shoppers.” Interoperality can be Doctorow’s factor.
Perella Weinberg banker tied to insider trading probe found dead FT
Lead prosecutor for Najib’s 1MDB case dies, trial postponed Channel Information Asia
White-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) may serve as a wildlife reservoir for nearly extinct SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern PNAS
Man’s best friend in China: boy gives pet dog his Lunar New Year ‘lucky money’, pooch chases owner’s car to say goodbye and missing pet knocks on front door South China Morning Put up
Myanmar’s military planning poll, raising fears of more bloodshed France24
Myanmar coup: Two years on, humanitarian groups have their hands tied as aid efforts grind to a halt Channel Information Asia. Maybe the NGOs aren’t addressing the basis trigger….
Credit Suisse stops accepting bonds of Adani’s group amid Hindenburg row Mint
Gautam Adani called on India’s top tycoons to shore up $2.4bn stock sale FT
Why is Egypt’s Navy commanding a NATO-led coalition in the Red Sea? The Cradle
Iran warns Israel not to ‘play with fire’ after drone attack on defense facility Instances of Israel. Ownership. Learn all the best way to the top.
A game of Snakes & Ladders: Blinken takes US back to square one in Israel Accountable Statecraft
Unions buoyant as 1.27 million French protest pension reform AP
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Polish state TV suspends correspondent who criticised anti-Russian “hate” among Poles Notes from Poland (Mark Ames).
The Croatian President Slammed His US-Led NATO Allies For Provoking Russia & China Andrew Korybko’s E-newsletter
Orbán is telling Ukraine to quit Politico
Sahra Wagenknecht on the Ukraine War & the State of German Politics (transcript) Glenn Greenwald
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Helsinki court finds two journalists guilty of disclosing national secrets Helsinki Instances
New Not-So-Chilly Chilly Struggle
Britain says it won’t supply Ukraine with RAF Typhoon and F-35 fighters because it would take too long to train Volodymyr Zelensky’s pilots to fly ‘sophisticated’ warplanes Day by day Mail. On the upside, it’s in all probability quite a bit more durable to promote one thing giant, like a aircraft or a ship, on the black market. In the meantime, “tanks for the memory“:
The White Home tricked the Germans into sending tanks by not committing to a timeline. Lol pic.twitter.com/q9GbVaoNhF
— Richard Medhurst (@richimedhurst) January 30, 2023
And in the meantime, Ukraine all the way down to technicals:
WATCH: #BNNUkraine Stories.
The operational work of the #Ukrainian 2nd assault battalion of the third separate assault brigade within the #Bakhmut area is proven within the footage. The video exhibits #Ukrainian forces taking on positions and preventing from their #trenches.#crime #Ukraine pic.twitter.com/D6qwwXC1wj
— Gurbaksh Singh Chahal (@gchahal) January 30, 2023
Italy to join forces with France in supplying air defences to Ukraine FT
The war in Ukraine is a lucrative cash cow for the US ‘merchants of death’ – history shows us why we should expect little else Sky Information Australia
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U.S. Says Russia Has Violated Nuclear-Arms Treaty by Blocking Inspections WSJ
Vladimir Putin is not mad, just ‘radically rational,’ says former French president Politico. Hollande.
The Language of Strategy: An Introduction The Bazaar of Struggle
Expensive Outdated Blighty
NHS faces ‘alarming’ exodus of doctors and dentists, health chiefs warn Guardian. In the meantime (through guurst):
I am an immigrant NHS employee. We’re charged £2,400 for everlasting visas regardless of the government price of £243. A household of 4 is charged as much as £12,000! Within the worst NHS workers disaster in historical past, that is profoundly silly and extremely merciless. FIX THIS NOW.#SOSNHS 🧵 pic.twitter.com/cQ1ecGr6Wr
— Dr Andrew Meyerson (@andrewmeyerson) January 29, 2023
Eurostar leaves hundreds of seats empty to avoid queues at British passport control EuroNews
The UK is wasting a lot of wind power Archy de Berker (PD).
South of the Border
Peru’s Congress still undecided on early poll, as protesters stand firm France24
The EPA vetoed Alaska’s proposed Pebble Mine Excessive Nation Information
Rio Tinto sorry for loss of radioactive capsule in Australia Mining.com. Oh.
High Voltage: Tesla’s supersized Gigafactory could need 2 lithium, 4 cobalt, 8 nickel, and 9 graphite mines’ worth of production every year Stockhead
Critically Dependent On Russia & China, US-Led West Look To Secure ‘Rare’ Metal In Ukraine Vital For Fighter Jets, Air Planes Eurasian Instances. Titanium.
Celsius Used New Customer Funds to Pay for Withdrawals: Independent Examiner CoinDesk
The computer errors from outer space BBC. Essential.
PayPal to cut 7% of its workforce Funds Dive
Why the western media is afraid of Julian Assange Jonathon Prepare dinner
Police State Watch
Mass. Prisoners Could Choose Between Freedom And Their Organs The Lever. Yikes. Sponsored by two Democrats.
Honor Tyre Nichols: Stop ATL’s dumb ‘Cop City’ Will Bunch, The Inquirer
Salve Lucrum: The Existential Threat of Greed in US Health Care JAMA. “Maybe the demoralization of pros, the conflicted consciences of many executives, and the anger of the general public signify potential political vitality that, with correct management, can turn out to be kinetic.” ‘Tis a consummation devoutly to be wished, and particularly ironic on condition that the AMA — somewhat, its hegomonic leadership who as usual are a mere synecdoche for the views of the membership — vehemently opposed single payer for a few years.
Gross Profit (overview) Peste Journal. Capitalizing a Remedy.
Engineering T cells Eric Topol, Floor Truths and The race to supercharge cancer-fighting T cells Nature. As I’ve usually mentioned, the phrase “race” in a headline is a inform; it signifies that the brokers impelling the “race” is not going to be addressed within the article, certainly is not going to be natural with respect to its framing.
Imperial Collapse Watch
Confronting the Iraq War: Melvyn Leffler, George Bush and the Problem of Trusting Your Sources Struggle on the Rocks
Checking In With the Starbucks Union as a Supreme Court Labor Decision Looms Eater
With negotiations at a stalemate, Temple graduate students go on strike The Inquirer
The Billionaires Just Can’t Wait Jessica Wildfire, OK Doomer. Catastrophe capitalism.
From ashes to fly larvae, new ideas aim to revive farm soil Channel Information Asia
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