The secret behind the stunning flowering in the world’s driest desert is invisible to the human eye Frontiers Science News
Artemis 1’s Orion capsule sends Earth’s first image home on its way to the Space.com moon
Early humans may have cooked fish as early as 780,000 years before the Smithsonian
Nouriel Roubini says more… Project Syndicate
Biden and Xi Liberate Cop27 Climate Restrictions to Formalize Talks Climate Home News. Big if true.
COP27: Lola promises to protect Amazon Le Monde
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How the Hydrogen Revolution Can Help Save the Planet – And How Nature Can’t
The petrified bourgeois couch
How the meat industry is undermining the New Republican’s effective climate policy
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Floods can be a disaster for humans — but for nature, it’s time for the conversation to blossom
NASA war games asteroid collision disaster and badly go hill
Will we ever get Omicron’d again? Atlantic Ocean
As global COVID cases rise, multiple viruses are stressing the health systems of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy
Where the Gallatin Nursing Home Failed, and It Failed Many Times: What Could Have Led to a Major Coronavirus Outbreak NewsChannel5. Nashville, Tennessee.
Infographics: 20 new Chinese measures to improve CGTN’s response to COVID-19. Nothing I can find on airborne mitigations. This is not good news. Suspension:
Honestly, I agree with the article, they can call it whatever they want but it sure sounds a lot like lifting – and without significant measures in place. The heavy, unscientific measures could have been dropped and aerosol dilution added, this is not. https://t.co/S988xqS2mp
– Naomi Wu (@RealSexyCyborg) November 17, 2022
a lot of information! The text of the press conference on improving and adjusting epidemic prevention and control measures Here is what China reads. Ditto, Ditto.
FOX commissioner says TikTok is China’s “digital fentanyl”.
Violent phobias linking Hindutva and Zionism 972
The United States blames Iran for Tuesday’s drone attack on the Eastern Pacific oil tanker Splash247
Dear Old Blighty
As the UK prepares for painful budget cuts, the mood is bleak The New York Times. Suspension:
It’s not haze outside, the UK is so broken that they had to reduce the viewing distance
– Matt Round (@mattround) November 14, 2022
Neither a learning disability nor Down syndrome is a reason not to resuscitate a patient, doctors warn The Times. Sorry.
‘They know who I am, they know what I do’ Arrested journalists speak out about new police law High School Times
Financial centres: Paris skips cash, London dislikes the Financial Times
Setback: Italian police bust an Azov-linked Nazi cell planning terrorist attacks on the Gray Zone. Suspension Across: the Atlantic in a few years:
A new cold war
How a story from a few Associated Press sources almost got off the wise, responsible World War III (Rev Kev).
Ukraine war: Poland says missile deaths an unfortunate accident BBC News “Dude, how many times do I have to tell you? Wipe the fake flags through the embassy!” Ha ha, just serious.
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Cold and dark confusion grips Ukraine after Putin’s missile barrage by Politico
Relative Hegemony: Russian Naval Power in the Black Sea War is on the Rocks
For Western arms, the Ukraine war is a NYT test run. So we are using Ukraine just as the Nazis used Spain in the Spanish Civil War. Good to know! Meanwhile, he states the obvious:
I don’t need a 3 star general and 300 US arms control staff in Ukraine. This is war command to wage war against Russia
– Marshall Auerback (Mauerback) November 13, 2022
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Ukrainian Soldiers Declare a Massacre of Civilians in Kherson (Google Translate) v. SPIEGEL (Mikael T). creative.
Potentially sensitive content:
Yes, in case we needed to, assure us that you mustn’t let the Nazis turn on the ovens. https://t.co/BRCSHak603
– • (uncle_authority) November 14, 2022
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Talking to Russia is tempting and a wrong foreign policy
Putin said that banks “drink the blood of pensioners to the grave” (Google translation). The original (tip: Google translates this as expected when I set my VPN to RU). No wonder the West hates him.
Structural Adjustments, Then and Now: A Conversation with Miguel Ángel Contreras, Venezuelan Analysis
Guyana is the most exciting story in the global oil market (podcast) lot
Biden is tapping a federal administration expert to lead an IRS government executive
Sam Bankman-Fried tries to explain himself (Interview) Vox (Re Silc). SBF, PMC failed. From the text of the messages:
Both SBF’s parents are professors at Stanford Law School, so it’s surprising he doesn’t see how desperate he needs a lawyer to tell STFU; And they did not find it. Also, what on earth? Adderall?
This SBF on Meet the Press a few months ago.
Normally, people don’t shake hard for the chair to move. pic.twitter.com/LkoR3Kch9k
– Zac Bissonnette (@ZacBissonnette) November 15, 2022
Harry Potter-loving ex-girlfriend bragged to disgraced FTX founder about ‘regular amphetamine use’ on Twitter – which she says made her ‘appreciate how stupid a lot of normal non-therapeutic human experiences can be’ Daily Mail
Sam Bankman-Fried oversaw the collapse of FTX, and the fallout reached DC The Verge, The deck: “He had friends in high places — and they’re probably embarrassed now.”
Is effective altruism to blame for Sam Bankman-Fried? Eric Levitz, New York Magazine
Crypto investors are suing Tom Brady, Gisele Bundchen and Larry David after the collapse of FTX NY Post (Re Silc).
Our famous free press
American adults under 30 trust information from social media as much as they do from national news outlets Pew Research Center
Journalistic responsibility fades when reporting on targeted nations from the United States Caitlin Johnston
Global shipping container pools are down for the first time in 14 years Hellenic Shipping News
Watch the imperial collapse
The Military Empire of the United States of America: A World Beyond War (RK) Visual Database.
Silence from the Top: 48 Hours of Chaos Inside Amazon’s Mass Layoffs by Vox
A Farm Bureau survey shows that Thanksgiving dinner costs 20% more to Farm Bureau
Social democracy will not save us the black agenda report
Ten Marxist ideas that most people agree with Carl Biger
Draft: Talk about “big narrative” and “slacking toward utopia” Brad DeLong, Absorbing Reality
Antidote of the day: From a TAS Alert reader: “Kadee Belle, wire-haired dachshund. 15 pounds of personality!”
Additional Antidote: From an AL Alert reader, “Recent summer photo of goats on the roof of Al Johnson’s Swedish Restaurant in Sister Bay (Door County), Wisconsin”:
See Yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.