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Hyperlinks 5/4/2022 | bare capitalism

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Darwin Was Proper: Birds Actually Are Extra Colourful In The Tropics Forbes (Robert H)

Pet-friendly workplaces are in excessive demand following pandemic increase Washington Put up (furzy)

Canadian police fatally shoot polar bear that wandered into Quebec neighborhood Guardian (resilc)

See The Beautiful New 100 Megapixel Picture Of Two Galaxies Merging 40 Million Gentle-Years From Us Forbes (David L)

AI analysis is a dumpster hearth and Google’s holding the matches The Subsequent Net (David L)



Sturdiness of BNT162b2 vaccine in opposition to hospital and emergency division admissions as a result of omicron and delta variants in a big well being system within the USA: a test-negative case–management research The Lancet.

Covid booster vaccine might not present added safety in opposition to Omicron Specific (furzy)

Mysterious hepatitis outbreak in kids has now been noticed in 20 international locations, WHO says Every day Mail (Kevin W). Beneath Covid as a result of GM says odds are 99% that that is the results of Covid.

Cognitive Impairment From Extreme COVID-19 Equal to twenty Years of Growing old Neuroscience Information (David L)

Molnupiravir’s authorisation ought to be re-evaluated after the Panoramic trial is reported BMJ (GM)


Jonathan Karl exams optimistic for Covid after sitting subsequent to Kim Kardashian Politico

Covid deaths now not overwhelmingly among the many unvaccinated Washington Put up (furzy)

Local weather/Setting

Information centres now consuming extra electrical energy than rural properties CSO. dk: “The phrase ‘tax’ doesn’t seem within the textual content.”

Forest bushes additionally take up nanoplastics PhysOrg (Robert M)

The Daybreak of the Pandemic Age New Republic (resilc)

In wildfire nation, cities construct everlasting evacuation centres Globe and Mail (Dr. Kevin)


Why Europe should face the true value of being in debt to China BBC (resilc)

North Korea fired ballistic missile, South Korean and Japanese officers say CNBC

BRICS+ 2.0: Towards a polycentric world order Asia Occasions (resilc)

El Salvador: Proof of Critical Abuse in State of Emergency Human Rights Watch (furzy)

Brexit Made Boris Johnson. Now He Has to Face Its Prices Bloomberg

New Not-So-Chilly Conflict

Russian Offensive Marketing campaign Evaluation, Could 1 Institute for the Examine of Conflict. Resilc: “In the meantime from the Kagan kastle…….’

The EC referred to as the choice of “Gazprom” to chop off Poland and Bulgaria from fuel a violation of contracts Teller Report. Shocked I’m not seeing this within the ordinary English language sources, not less than primarily based on a few searches. Perhaps reported in French or German ones?

EU proposes gradual ban on Russian oil in sixth spherical of sanctions in opposition to Moscow CNBC

Ucraina, il Papa: ‘Non andrò a Kiev, ma ho chiesto incontro a Putin. La sua ira facilitata dall’abbaiare della Nato alle porte della Russia’ Il Fatto Quotidiano. DLG, Actuality Czar:

Pope Francis has gone into the realm of “politically unreliable.” Or: Many unionists and leftists at the moment are mentioning how a lot they agree with him:

Abbaiare della Nato, which suggests “Nato’s barking / baying” on the gates of Russia, as you’ll be able to see within the hyperlink’s title.

In the meantime, there are main tensions in Parliament over cargo of arms—and a bunch of dockworkers in Genova is being lionized for blocking shipments. It’s Italy’s second port by quantity.

Additional, the Italian structure is a peace structure, like Japan’s. It repudiates battle. Verb: repudiare. The part is now being a lot quoted.

Lavrov’s ‘anti-Semitic’ remarks Gilbert Doctorow (guurst)

Hungary Voices Objection to EU Sanctions Plan on Russian Oil Bloomberg

India, Germany cogitate on Ukraine Indian Punchline (Kevin W). Ooof, brutal tackle Germany.


Israel Plans Zip Line for Historic Jerusalem New York Occasions. Resilc: “Quickly strip membership with Ukie grrrls???”

Large Brother is Watching You Watch

Lady tried to drive her SUV down a flight of stairs as a result of her GPS instructed her to BoingBoing (resilc). This famously occurred too in NYC a few years in the past when GPS instructed a driver to go down stairs from Riverside Drive into Riverside Park. However there have been no conflating elements there.

Imperial Collapse Watch

NASA chief says cost-plus contracts are a “plague” on the house company ars technica (Kevin W)

Medicare at 60 would have dangerous unintended penalties STAT (Dr. Kevin)

GOP Clown Automotive

Trump-backed Vance wins Ohio GOP Senate nod Politico


Who Bankrolled Ginni Thomas as She Sought to Overthrow the 2020 Election? Widespread Desires


The Supreme Court docket on abortion: The Supreme Court docket says the leaked draft is actual; Chief Justice Roberts orders an investigation NPR (furzy)

The Irrational, Misguided Discourse Surrounding Supreme Court docket Controversies Comparable to Roe v. Wade (BC). Vital.

The Senate Will Vote on a Invoice Making a Federal Proper to an Abortion, Schumer Says NPR (furzy)

‘Will probably be chaos’: 26 states in US will ban abortion if supreme courtroom ruling stands Guardian (Kevin W)

US states might ban individuals from touring for abortions, specialists warn Guardian. Resilc: “So we’ll have verify factors on state borders?”

Anarchist Collective Shares Directions to Make DIY Abortion Tablets Vice. Resilc: “What might go improper? Higher high quality from Russian mafia and Mezzikin cartels.”

Our No Longer Free Press

PayPal’s IndyMedia Wipeout Matt Taibbi (Chuck L)

Elon Musk floated the thought of constructing Twitter accessible for industrial and authorities customers at ‘a slight value’ Enterprise Insider

The Aerospace Business Is Grappling With A Titanium Provide Scarcity OilPrice

How the Fed misplaced the plot Edward Luce, Monetary Occasions. Luce was Larry Summers’ speechwriter….

Class Warfare

Some Latinos are simply as more likely to be discriminated in opposition to by Latinos than individuals exterior their ethnic group, survey finds CNN (resilc). Observations like this are why Dems are shedding “Latino” help. “Hispanics” might be extra correct since what they share is a language, and it ain’t Latin. Similar to there are many refined and never so refined prejudices amongst numerous whites (come to the Higher Peninsula, the place the Scandinavians are seen as outclassing the Poles and French Canadians), it’s fairly wealthy to imagine Cubans and Puerto Ricans and Dominicans and Mexicans are only one massive pleased household. As well as, some Hispanics will not be eager about undocumented employees.

Past GDP: Time to measure inclusive wealth and alter economics ScienceBlog (Dr. Kevin)

Antidote du jour. Kiyo T: “Certain signal of spring right here in Maine. A cheerful snapper!”


And a bonus (furzy):

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

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