Cats May Have Duped Us about Being Great Rat Catchers Scientfic American. Mice, yes. Rats, no.
UN report spotlights government inaction on climate Agence France Presse
How Persistent Are the Effects of Sentiment Shocks? Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
GE’s dealmaking and outlay to M&A advisers called into question FT. $6 billion in fees since 2000? Holy moley, that’s real money!
Toyota to reconsider future UK investment under no-deal Brexit Nikkei Asian Review
The UK still isn’t ready for a no deal Brexit Institute for Government. With chart:
— Institute for Gov (@instituteforgov) October 2, 2018
Not seeing a “muddle through” item on the list, a curious omission.
Boris Johnson ‘would delay Brexit by six months if he topples Theresa May to become leader’ Evening Standard. “I, as leader, will use power like a drum, and leadership like a violin.”
Conservative Party Conference: Where have all the Tories gone? Sky News. To the, er, fringe….
Macedonia-Greece name deal: What happens next? Deutsche Welle
In the struggle for AI supremacy, China will prevail The Economist
Corpulence Is Bliss: The Chinese Embracing ‘Fat Happy’ Culture Sixth Tone. “To be clear, ‘fat happy water’ is not water at all, but rather another name for Coca-Cola.”
Indonesia quake, tsunami death toll could reach ‘thousands’ Asia Times. Now 1234, with many districts not yet reached.
Neither rich nor crazy: film noir sheds light on Singapore’s migrant labourers Agence France Presse
Kavanaugh Knew About Ramirez Allegation Much Earlier Than He Says New York Magazine
Kavanaugh and the Rule of Law The American Conservative
Trump Administration to Deny Visas to Same-Sex Partners of Diplomats, U.N. Officials Foreign Policy. “The new policy will insist they be married—even if they’re from countries that criminalize gay marriage.”
Border patrol agent’s gender reveal party ignited a 47,000-acre wildfire CNN. So what gender were they?
This Labor-Trafficking Case Exposes the Twin Cities’ Seedy Subcontracting Underbelly The Nation (Furzy Mouse).
NASA Has Just Released 2,540 Stunning New Photos of Mars. Beauty of Planet Earth (DK).
Antidote du jour (via):
Leveling up my wolf game.
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.