Monogamous Prairie Voles Reveal the Neurobiology of Love Scientific American. Please don’t inform the advertising and marketing division.
The Fed will be in the thick of the debt limit mess Axios
The tl;dr on Powell Stephanie Kelton, The Lens
Unraveling Dollarization Phenomenal World
Chapter 2: “Rainbows and butterflies” American Banker. Half two of a five-part series. The extra revealing URL: why-wells-fargos-fake-accounts-problem-festered-for-so-long.
Net zero requires massive tracts of land. Habitat conservation lies in the details. Anthropocene
Fusion Energy: A Different Take Mom Pelican. From January, nonetheless germane.
Soil tainted by air pollution expels carbon (press launch) College of California, Riverside. Original.
Facing the New Covid-19 Reality New England Journal of Medication. “There’s a lot to lament within the politicization of the Covid-19 pandemic.” Properly price a learn; the authors appear to have achieved a degree of sanity. Readers?
Global COVID-19 cases down, but deaths on the rise Heart for Infectious Illness Analysis and Coverage. “The WHO urged warning in deciphering the developments, because of diminished testing and delays in reporting.”
Using a Dynamic Causal Model to validate previous predictions and offer a 12-month forecast of the long-term effects of the COVID-19 epidemic in the UK Frontiers in Public Well being. From the Summary: “A earlier 12-month prediction of the scale of the epidemic to October 2022 underestimated its sequelae by a fifth. This evaluation seeks to clarify the explanations for the underestimation earlier than providing new long-term predictions….. The rise in transmissibility along with the general public’s response present believable explanations for why the mannequin underestimated the 12-month predictions to October 2022. The 2023 projection may well-underestimate the anticipated substantial subsequent wave of COVID-19 an infection. Vaccination alone won’t management the epidemic. The UK COVID-19 epidemic just isn’t over. The outcomes name for funding in precautionary public well being interventions.” Ah, “the general public.”
We Wanted China’s ‘Zero Covid’ to End, but Not Like This NYT. Matt 27:24.
China’s ‘disappearing market confidence’ presents major test for the Communist Party SCMP
Philippines grants U.S. greater access to bases amid China concerns Reuters
In Myanmar, Resistance Forces Pursue Home Rule International Coverage. It’s onerous to suppose in any other case than that the Myanmar NUG will get no assist from the “On this home” crowd precisely as a result of they’re preventing a fascist regime.
Citigroup wealth unit stops margin loans against India Adani’s securities – source Financial Instances
Adani abandons US$2.5 billion share sale in big setback to Indian tycoon Channel Information Asia
Expensive Previous Blighty
Blankets, Food Banks, and Shuttered Pubs: Brexit Has Delivered a Broken Britain International Coverage
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British workers unite in largest strike in a generation Al Jazeera. “As much as half one million British lecturers, civil servants, prepare drivers and college lecturers…. About 300,000 folks on strike on Wednesday are lecturers, in response to the Trades Union Congress.” Quickly, firefighters.
Unions Get a Taste for Mass Strikes After UK’s Day of Action Bloomberg. Lead: “The UK’s labor unions emerged from the nation’s worst [sic] day of strikes for a decade, threatening additional coordinated motion to power the federal government’s hand in pay negotiations.” ZOMG ZOMG that is very dangerous the place are the whips and chains
New powers to curb strike disruption approved by MPs BBC. Wowsers:
Conservative MP [(!!)] additionally raised considerations concerning the invoice, saying it was “badly written” and obscure.
The previous enterprise secretary mentioned he supported the goals of the laws and wouldn’t vote in opposition to it however hoped it could be amended within the Home of Lords.
He criticised a so-called “Henry VIII clause” within the invoice, which might permit .
Or, within the unique German, Ermächtigungsgesetz.
Those on strike not only deserve the pay they’re demanding, we need them to get it if the economy is to survive Tax Analysis UK
Hungarian President: Hungary strives for a quick ceasefire in Ukraine Day by day Information Hungary
Orbán comes under Nato scrutiny over purge of military top brass FT
New Not-So-Chilly Conflict
Patrick Lawrence: The Pathology of Ukrainian Nationalism ScheerPost. Considerate, nicely price a learn.
Estonian PM shows giant statue of Zelenskyy in style of Statue of Liberty Ukrainska Pravda
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Ukraine EU membership: No short cuts on joining, officials warn ahead of summit BBC. After rolling over on the tanks. Please.
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How Many Su-27 Interceptors Does Ukraine Have Left? Forbes
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Hard Drinking and Murky Finances: How an American Veterans Group Imploded in Ukraine NYT
War tourists fighting on a virtual front, since Ukraine-Russia war Phys.org
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The Ukraine War And Von Clausewitz: Strategy Vs. Mere Tactics 1945
Ukraine Support Justified by Realism about U.S. Interests Nationwide Overview
Politics and Strategy Valdai Dialogue Membership. At all times price a cautious learn; Valdai is sort of a mixture of Brookings and CFR; propaganda with an analytical veneer. Or, certainly, vice versa. Fascinating instance of mirroring by Russian “scholars” at the WikiPedia entry.
4 key suspects in Haiti presidential slaying in US custody AP
Corporate and White-Collar Prosecutions Hit New All-Time Lows in FY 2022 TRAC
U.S. Restores Protections for Alaska’s Tongass National Forest Smithsonian
Delawhere? The Justice Department Remains Silent on Curious Omission from Searched Locations Jonathan Turley
Police State Watch
As Officers Beat Tyre Nichols, a Crime-Fighting Camera Watched Over Them NYT
AI as Systemic Risk in a Polycrisis (PDF) cepAdhoc. “As our more and more dynamic and interdependent world deviates from previous observations used for design and coaching, AI programs will grow to be much less dependable.”
Shape-Shifting Robot Resembles Terminator Model Manufacturing.web
Revealed: Sweden destroyed a substantial part of its documents on Julian Assange Il Fatto Quotidiano
‘Hospital purgatory’: Confidence in healthcare plunges as criticism grows louder and larger Becker’s Hospital Overview
Sports activities Desk
Walking the Basketball Dog Kottke.org
Imperial Collapse Watch
CEPR Sanctions Watch, January 2023 CEPR (GF).
Diplomatic Immunity London Overview of Books
Owning Farmland Is Now Cool, Even If You Don’t Farm AgWeb. Plus, you possibly can at all times rent sharecroppers!
What Is Stoicism? A Definition & 9 Stoic Exercises To Get You Started Day by day Stoic. Granted, a Stoic retailer appears slightly… contradictory?
Independent Media Need You to Get the Word Out on Social Media FAIR. Readers?
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