Researchers Have Finally Observed These Crafty Cockatoos Making ‘Cutlery’ in The Wild ScienceAlert (David L)
Dramatic footage claims to show new sighting of Bigfoot – so what do the experts think? https://t.co/jRJrWwGJPO
— The Independent (@Independent) September 4, 2021
Scientific fraud vs. art forgery (or, why are so many scientific frauds so easy to detect? Dynamic Ecology (dk). Because incentives!
Israel fighting record breaking surge in Covid-19 cases despite high levels of vaccination News.com.au (Kevin W). So much for Pfizer….
Staying power: does Moderna’s vaccine have edge on Pfizer? Financial Times
Blood Donor Study Estimates Over 80% of American Adults Now Have Coronavirus Antibodies Gizmodo. (Dr. Kevin) Not at all a random sample.
The CDC is finally listening to women about vaccines Quartz. As in menstrual issues.
Bwahhh 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂 pic.twitter.com/xQOTvaNktt
— Pedro 🆘🇺🇸…🚫📶🏛. Save🗽 (@Pminn76) September 3, 2021
Some nurses are choosing to get fired rather than get vaccinated Business Insider. As we predicted.
Inmates Weren’t Told They Were Given Ivermectin Instead Of COVID-19 Medication NPR (resilc). So now a sudden outbreak of pearl-clutching on behalf of inmates?
Biden gives green light to US-China thaw Asia Times (Kevin W)
India’s joint South China Sea drills show concern about Beijing, experts say South China Morning Post
Japan’s PM Suga falls on his sword Asia Times (Kevin W)
Labour’s lost future: the inside story of a 20-year collapse New Statesman (Colonel Smithers)
Afghanistan: Fate of Panjshir Valley in balance amid heavy fighting BBC. Oops, a few hours later: Afghanistan news – live: Taliban claim to have taken Panjshir Valley as UK leaves asylum seekers in limbo Independent
Why the Taliban still can’t form a government Pepe Escobar (MJ, Kevin W)
U.S. Wrestles With Taliban Sanctions as Afghan Crisis Looms New York Times (Kevin W)
Victims of US Drone Strike in Kabul Want Answers Antiwar (resilc)
Israeli officials cautioned Biden against heavy criticism of Egypt, Saudi Arabia Times of Israel (resilc)
Big Brother is Watching You Watch
Just in from Apple on the CSAM tools. The company is taking “additional time over the coming months to collect input and make improvements before releasing these critically important child safety features.” pic.twitter.com/rfjbMcS5XM
— Joanna Stern (@JoannaStern) September 3, 2021
Pwned! The home security system that can be hacked with your email address Naked Security (BC)
Imperial Collapse Watch
Top defense firms spend $1B on lobbying during Afghan war, see $2T return Responsible Statecraft (resilc)
“Rogue Nations” and “Failed States”: America Doesn’t Know the Difference Counterpunch. A feature, not a bug.
Biden orders FBI to review classified 9/11 records for public release Florida Bulldog (Chuck L)
Democrats rush to find strategy to counter Texas abortion law Guardian. Resilc: “Always reactive, to everything.”
‘Unconstitutional chaos’: Biden vows ‘whole-of-government’ response after Texas abortion decision NBC (furzy). Team Dem is so unserious. Give TX abortion MDs emergency access to VA hospitals, including surgical privileges. Have the National Guard provide transportation. Dare Texas to try to sue the VA. I am pretty sure sovereign immunity would apply. Or if VA facilities are overloaded because Covid, give emergency VA licenses to abortion facilities.
Black Injustice Tipping Point
Ex-prosecutor indicted for misconduct in Ahmaud Arbery death Associated Press
Remington Subpoenas Report Cards of Five Children Killed in Sandy Hook Shooting Vice (David L, resilc)
Caldor fire smoke and ash are clouding Lake Tahoe’s famously clear water Los Angeles Times (David L)
Ghislaine Maxwell case update –
The Court has ordered the Gov't to disclose the identities of Maxwell's "unnamed co-conspirators" pic.twitter.com/YUt62dTovi
— Techno Fog (@Techno_Fog) September 3, 2021
Green National Accounting Project Syndicate (David L)
Approval of Labor Unions at Highest Point Since 1965 Gallup (resilc)
Tyson Foods Strikes Deal With Unions on Covid-19 Vaccines, Sick Pay Wall Street Journal. Tyson is a nasty company, so any deal is an accomplishment.
Antidote du jour (mgl from Andy Warneford):
Bonus antidotes courtesy guurst:
Cats 😂 pic.twitter.com/QDNwsyOXlV
— CCTV_IDIOTS (@cctv_idiots) September 3, 2021
Mama bear keeping her Cubs dry 💙 pic.twitter.com/lV3twITuLK
— CCTV_IDIOTS (@cctv_idiots) August 31, 2021
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.