Einhorn Wrong About $100M Deli Barry Ritholtz, The Big Picture
Hard Drive and SSD Shortages Could Be Imminent If New Cryptocurrency Blooms Tom’s Hardware. Big if true.
NEW thread: here’s the latest data on how vaccines are fighting Covid.
My India tweets earlier were grim, but these are more optimistic
— John Burn-Murdoch (@jburnmurdoch) April 21, 2021
@jburnmurdoch is a good account to follow on the Twitter,.
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States have a new Covid problem: Too much vaccine Politico (Furzy Mouse).
White House offers new tax credit to help spur vaccinations AP. The excitement builds.
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Vaccine Breakthrough Infections with SARS-CoV-2 Variants NEJM. tl;dre: Further study needed. Fair?
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Scientist Linked to Great Barrington Declaration Embroiled In World Health Organization Conflict Of Interest Byline Times. Including WHO advisor Professor John Conly, who believes that the risk of acne must be weighed carefully against the risk of Covid when deciding whether to recommend N95 masks for HCWs. Of course.
A conversation with Juliette Kayyem Science. Obama-era intelligence official.
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FDA orders shutdown at Emergent’s troubled plant 2 weeks after handing J&J the keys Fierce Pharma. Not doing J&J any favors, are they?
How a Chinese Surveillance Broker Became Oracle’s “Partner Of The Year” The Intercept. Hard to see how an honest-to-Gawd shooting war could break out between us and China when our elites have so much invested there, but then again, Nazi German was an excellent client for IBM.
‘Economic collapse amid escalating conflict’: is Myanmar becoming a failed state? FT. Let’s all pray that Myanmar is not like Syria in that the U.S. is not funding and arming competing warlords, a fact that the FT carefully airbrushes away. Collapse is not endogenous; Myanmar is being collapsed by a mass movement — which the article makes clear in the second half, after the quotable NGOs have been cleared away.
National Unity Government of Myanmar to ASEAN:
Open Letter from Dr. Sasa to ASEAN
National Unity Government of Myanmar
Union Minister for International Cooperation and NUG Spokesperson
22nd April 2021 pic.twitter.com/2uN5WSnOur
— Dr. Sasa (@DrSasa22222) April 22, 2021
Junta had plotted military coup in Myanmar for years, says defecting major The Times of London
Production of Sputnik V in S. Korea to kick off in May Yonhap News Agency
War, Peace and Taliban Spreadsheets NYT. If we could have gotten the Taliban to start using PowerPoint, we might have had a chance.
Johnson and Dyson: Where is the line on lobbying government? BBC. What is this “line” of which you speak?
Police clash with protesters as Germany passes virus law Agence France Presse
New Cold War
Putin warns West of ‘red line’ as thousands protest to back Navalny Agence France Presse
In Quotes: Putin Speaks on State of the Nation Moscow Times
Big Brother Is Watching You Watch
The Observatory of Anonymity Cory Doctorow, Pluralistic. If you want real intersectionality, here it is.
Police State Watch
Resources by city Don’t Call the Police
Our Famously Free Press
The CIA Used To Infiltrate The Media. Now The CIA Is The Media. Caitlin Johnstone
Freedom Rider: Gun Violence Starts at the Top Black Agenda Report
Imperial Collapse Watch
‘Bring the Troops Home’ Is a Dream, Not a Strategy John Bolton, Foreign Policy
Black Injustice Talking Point
Daunte and the Debt Collectors: How the Cops Became Robbers The Root. Law enforcement for profit, just as in Ferguson.
America’s Interstate Slave Trade Once Trafficked Nearly 30,000 People a Year—And Reshaped the Country’s Economy Time. Again, a question I’d like to ask the 1619 crowd: Would slavery have persisted if it did not enable capital accumulation?
Battle Hymns of the Old South The Baffler
Do Brain Implants Change Your Identity? The New Yorker
Antidote du jour (via):
This is Humphrey. He would like to discuss bigger bowl options whenever you get a chance. It’s just that this looks ridiculous. 13/10 pic.twitter.com/QbItzZEPtb
— WeRateDogs® (@dog_rates) April 19, 2021
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.