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Hyperlinks 5/24/2022 | bare capitalism

Lambert and I, and lots of readers, agree that Ukraine has prompted the worst informational setting ever. We hope readers will collaborate in mitigating the fog of struggle — each actual fog and stage fog — in feedback. None of us want extra cheerleading and link-free repetition of memes; there are platforms for that. Low-value, link-free pom pom-wavers will probably be summarily whacked.

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Have you ever seen — or herd — in regards to the goats roaming the UC Santa Cruz campus? Lookout (David L)

‘Democratic’ jackdaws use noise to make choices BBC (David L)

A hero canine beats again a mountain lion that attacked her proprietor NPR (David L)

A whole lot of endangered child large turtles launched into Cambodian river Bangkok Submit (furzy)

Chimpanzees have their very own language — and scientists simply discovered how they put “phrases” collectively Salon (David L)

Be careful for comet SW3, Monday Might 30 & Tuesday 31 which could trigger a meteor bathe in late Might New Scientist (Dr. Kevin)

Man who designed X-wing and different iconic ‘Star Wars’ ships has died NPR (David L)

Colombian farmers supply uncommon view into the harmful, profitable world of coca manufacturing France24 (resilc)

Neuroscientists Have Found a Phenomenon That They Can’t Clarify The Atlantic (David L)

A historical past of punctuation aeon



How Speedy Reinfection Has Modified the Covid Battle New Republic


U.S. well being officers releasing some Jynneos vaccine doses for monkeypox -CDC Reuters (resilc)

Local weather/Setting

HSBC suspends banker who joked ‘who cares if Miami is underwater’ and about ‘nutjobs warning of the top of the world ‘ in local weather change speech that had been AGREED with bosses two months earlier Every day Mail

Hotter Climates Result in Lack of Pollinator Range, Analysis Finds EcoWatch (furzy)

Cooler climate helps firefighters battling New Mexico wildfire Los Angeles Instances (David L)


Drone swarms could also be key to defending Taiwan Asia Instances (resilc). Lordie. Assumes an invasion, versus a easy blockade. How lengthy will Taiwan final with out imported vitality and meals?

China’s Large Tech sees new wave of job cuts as Covid lockdowns damage financial system South China Morning Submit (resilc)

Uyghurs urge UN rights chief to ask exhausting questions in Xinjiang Bangkok Submit (furzy)

SIPRI: From local weather to struggle, world getting into a important period DW (resilc). Gee, ya assume?

AUKUS fallout: double-dealing and deception got here at a diplomatic price Sydney Morning Herald


Sure, Indian International Service has modified, it’s referred to as defending nationwide curiosity: S Jaishankar’s retort to Rahul Gandhi Financial Instances of India (J-LS)

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka defaults on international money owed, prepares to implement IMF austerity WSWS

Sri Lanka is working out of meals, drugs, gasoline, and cash — however the vacationers simply preserve coming Enterprise Insider (dk)

How the world’s first all-organic farming nation has led to starvation, riots and financial spoil… The implications have been nothing in need of catastrophic, writes TOM LEONARD Every day Mail (dk). Readers mentioned this matter earlier…..I imagine the problem was unhealthy implementation, however I have to confess to not retaining the main points.

New Not-So-Chilly Struggle

EU won’t discover alternative for Russian oil in occasion of embargo – former Lukoil head Interfax (guurst)

German automobiles can’t run with out Russian gasoline – BMW manufacturing chief RT

Germany to Reactivate Coal, Oil Vegetation if Russia Cuts Off Gasoline Bloomberg. I assumed it was the Greens that had been the hawks?

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Starbucks Exits Russia, Shuts Down 130 Espresso Outlets Gizmodo (Kevin W)

The impression of Western sanctions on Russian musical life Gilbert Doctorow

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Austin about VSU, some details from the entrance, bigger geopolitical points. ISR, concentrating on. Andrei Martyanov, YouTube

NATO member will ship Ukraine anti-ship missiles RT (Kevin W). As we indicated yesterday, it’s Ukraine that’s blockading its ports (see final footnote for the confirming hyperlink and quote from the Worldwide Maritime Group). Sending extra arms in goes to make the ports extra of a struggle zone, making it much more tough for industrial carriers to get insurance coverage.

UK backs Lithuania’s plan to carry Russian blockade of Ukraine grain Guardian. Vikas S: “A coalition of magical pondering.”

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Ukraine endgames 2.0: Can both facet ‘win’ this struggle? Grid Information (resilc)

Per gli italiani il primo obiettivo è la tregua La7 Attualità. DLG, Actuality Czar:

Transient, and in Italian, however you may determine the pie charts.

There isn’t a urge for food right here for struggle (and I’m questioning about French polling…).

I notice, within the final bar chart, that the Partito Democratico is essentially the most bellicose. What a shock. They’re Dems.

A breakdown of the Ukraine assist invoice Talking Safety

Swedes Ask if NATO Membership and Pacifism Can Coexist Wall Avenue Journal (David L). A bit of late to be asking.

Ukraine Will Grant Poles A Particular Authorized Standing SouthFront. Kevin W: “I do know that you don’t like this web site however it’s giving an in depth story of this growth. Briefly, Poland desires Galicia again once more and this is step one. Seems appears to be like Gonzalo Lira was proper.”


Imperial Collapse Watch

Republicans plot international intervention pullback Axios (Kevin W)

30 Years With No Technique Introduced Us the Struggle in Ukraine Libertarian Institute (resilc)


NYT’s Friedman: Biden apprehensive he can’t ‘reunite America’ The Hill (resilc)

New York Metropolis mayor declares state of emergency over nationwide toddler components scarcity CNN

Pete Buttigieg: Hungry Infants, Regrettably, Are Simply the Worth of the Free Market Jacobin (furzy)

Progressive Jessica Cisneros is attempting to oust Henry Cuellar, the final anti-abortion Home Democrat Vox (furzy)

Police State Watch

Do Algorithms Assist to Cut back Crime? Challenge Syndicate (David L)

Our No Longer Free Press

They’re Nervous About The Unfold Of Data, Not Disinformation Caitlin Johnstone (Kevin W)

Stress Mounts on Patel Over Assange Determination ConsortiumNews (guurst)

SEC prepares to crack down on deceptive ESG funding claims Monetary Instances

New York Metropolis removes the final payphone from service CNBC (Kevin W)

Terra Collapse Triggers $83 Billion Decentralized Finance Hunch Bloomberg

Crypto hyperlinks with banks pose risk to monetary stability, says ECB Monetary Instances. This by no means ought to have been allowed to occur.

Class Warfare

$28 for a beer? New York airports crack down on ‘exorbitant’ food and drinks Guardian. Resilc: “$250 for child components.”

Antidote du jour (furzy):


See yesterday’s Hyperlinks and Antidote du Jour right here.

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