Orca mothers forgo future offspring to care for their full-grown sons New Scientist
Super-cooperators Aeon. “Clear and direct telepathic communication is unlikely to be developed. However brain-to-brain hyperlinks nonetheless maintain nice promise.”
Dust as a solar shield Plos Local weather. From the summary: “An easier strategy is to ballistically eject mud grains from the Moon’s floor on a free trajectory towards L1, offering solar shade for a number of days or extra. Benefits in comparison with an Earth launch embody a prepared reservoir of mud on the lunar floor and fewer kinetic power required to attain a sun-shielding orbit.”
We were promised smaller nuclear reactors. Where are they? MIT Expertise Assessment
Warehouse boom transformed Inland Empire. Are jobs worth the environmental degradation? LA Instances
Drought may have doomed ancient Hittite empire, tree study reveals Guardian
Drought, disease and insects killed 36 million trees across California in 2022 The San Diego Union-Tribune
Loofah-inspired gel purifies contaminated water with warmth of the sun New Scientist
The Salinas River and the foretold flood Excessive Nation Information
Indoor air quality should be monitored in public places, says Chris Whitty Guardian. England’s chief medical officer.
700,000 useless. 4,000 weekly covid deaths absolutely normalized. Public pacified with zero new security rules or assist applications. Vaccines and coverings on observe for full privatization and revenue maximization. Extra financial savings of working class and poor drained. Let’s end the job. https://t.co/ec6swmKQOU
— wsbgnl (@wsbgnl) February 8, 2023
Tracking the bird flu, experts see a familiar threat — and a virus whose course is hard to predict STAT Information
US sanctions preventing Syria from receiving aid – FM Al Mayadeen
Line in the Sand The Baffler. On “The Line,” a 105-mile-long mirrored and enclosed luxurious horizontal skyscraper within the Saudi Arabian desert.
New government departments are ‘re-arranging deck chairs on the Titanic’ amid multiple crises The Canary
Oil giant TotalEnergies ices massive green hydrogen plans with Adani after share rout Recharge Information
Hedge Funds Hunting for Adani Bargains Are Using This Playbook Bloomberg
China Rejects “Shoot First, Talk Later” Attitude Moon of Alabama
Balloon ‘panic’ intensifies push against China in Washington Al Jazeera
Americans far less hawkish on North Korea and China than policy elites: poll Accountable Statecraft
China Hasn’t Given Up on the Belt and Road Overseas Affairs
China’s hypersonic triad pressing down on US Asia Instances
Trapped by Empire Dissent Journal. Guam.
International service contractors still profiting in Myanmar, bankrolling the junta Upstream
50,000 people protest Danish government’s planned scrapping of public holiday to pay for military spending increase WSWS
Nationwide Strikes Disrupt French Fuel Flows OilPrice
Hungarian government continues sacking hundreds of high-ranking military officers Day by day Information Hungary
Hungary gave €800mn grant to lure Chinese gigafactory, according to Chinese media bne Intellinews
New Not-So-Chilly Battle
The coming existential threat: do we act in common or is it going to be every man for himself? Gilbert Doctorow
Will it Bend or Will it Break? Attempting to Perceive the World
Britain Pledges to Train Ukraine’s Pilots, Signaling That Warplanes Could Come Next New York Instances
U.K. Commits To Training Ukrainian Fighter Pilots, Many Questions Remain The Drive
Lawmakers worry about weapons makers’ ability to meet demand Protection Information
Ukraine ‘can count on France to win this war’, Macron tells Zelensky in Paris France24
How America Took Out The Nord Stream Pipeline Seymour Hersh
White House rejects report that US was behind Nord Stream sabotage AFP
US has questions to answer over Nord Stream blasts, Russia says Al Jazeera
From Lambert: “Nothing on the entrance pages of the Instances or WaPo. Odd!
Be aware that the Vox hyperlink on the backside is unsuitable, it’s to a 2015 story by Hersh on the White Helmets so both
1) the algo is unsuitable, however this has occur loads with different searches on Hersh (and on Google usually, which now appears to disregard date restrictions on search)
2) this foreshadows the assault to return on Hersh’s credibility”
Everyone wants to reap the fruits of INSTC Rail Freight. On the Worldwide North-South Hall between Russia, Iran and India.
UN mission on Lachin corridor only possible with consent of Azerbaijan, Armenia, says Russia Anadolu Company
MEP: French gendarmes will be sent to Armenia as part of EU mission Armenia Information
Toronto says no to immediate 24/7 warming centres, but will study the idea further CP24
Toronto police board approves proposed $48M funding increase despite criticism CBC
Half of Americans Say They’re Worse Off, Most Since 2009 Bloomberg
Soul on Ice The American Prospect. On now-former secretary of labor Marty Walsh.
New York’s Plan for Mentally Ill Homeless People Is Not the Solution, Expert Says MedPage Right this moment
Police State Watch
PAPER MAIL GAVE ME HOPE ON RIKERS ISLAND. DON’T TAKE IT AWAY FROM IMPRISONED PEOPLE. The Enchantment
“AN IRREVERSIBLE INJUSTICE”: MISSOURI EXECUTES LEONARD “RAHEEM” TAYLOR DESPITE DOUBTS OVER HIS GUILT The Intercept.
Our Famously Free Press
PATRICK LAWRENCE: The Press Reckoning on Russiagate Consortium Information
A NewsNation reporter was arrested throughout a information convention held by the Ohio governor a few practice derailment.
Watch the video: https://t.co/0SWIs3q2bu #RushHour pic.twitter.com/hdq23is7Zl
— NewsNation (@NewsNation) February 8, 2023
Rail Workers Tried To Warn Us the Ohio Train Derailment Would Happen The New Republic
Rail Companies Blocked Safety Rules Before Ohio Derailment The Lever
Infrastructure, Safety, And Equity: A Conversation With Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg Forbes. From Feb. 2. Buttigieg: “We’re having new conversations about security assets that we haven’t seen in the case of public transit, and haven’t seen in a really very long time in the case of rail, airports, and seaports.”
Class action lawsuits filed against Norfolk Southern for East Palestine derailment WKBN
Nothing to see right here. Simply the poisonous cloud from the managed explosion from the East Palestine practice derailment.
As of 9pm, the surface smells of chlorine at our home, situated about 15 miles N of the location. #EastPalestine #trainderailment pic.twitter.com/paVSV7vsZD
— Haley 💙📚 (@hale27storm) February 7, 2023
Hyundai in talks with U.S. Labor Department over Alabama child labor Reuters.
The good and the bad of Iowa’s bill that would bring big changes to child labor laws Des Moines Register
Local businesses teaming up to fight school lunch debt Dakota Information Now
— ☭ᴅᴀᴠɪᴅ ᴛʜᴇ ᴇxᴍᴏ ᴄᴏᴍᴍᴜɴɪꜱᴛ🏳️🌈 (@SLCSocialist) December 9, 2022
Gig Companies Are Manipulating Their Workers. Dark Patterns Laws Should Step In NYU Journal of Laws & Public Coverage
A robot’s $100 billion error: Alphabet shares tank after its ChatGPT rival makes a mistake in its very first ad Fortune
How Big Tech rewrote the nation’s first cell phone repair law Grist
Crypto Bank Whack-A-Mole Soiled Bubble Media
Antidote du jour (via):
See yesterday’s Hyperlinks and Antidote du Jour here.