A gene-edited pig’s heart has been transplanted into a human for the first time MIT Technology Review
On Not Hating the Body Liberties. Martha Nussvaum
Doctors fear health care collapse amid omicron surge Ars Technica
What’s Driving the UK’s Shortage of Medical Doctors? Counterpunch. Patrick Cockburn.
Argentina’s COVID Miracle Project Syndicate. Joseph Stiglitz.
Slovenian PEN Center Elects Assange as Honorary Member Consortium News
How Plastic Liberated and Entombed Us Common Reader
Dawn of the Space Lords Baffler
Congratulations to Starbucks workers who are now organizing union shops across the country in NY, AZ, MA, WA, TN, CO, OR and OH. Good luck!
— Bernie Sanders (@BernieSanders) January 11, 2022
How US arms sales fuel corruption around the world Responsible Statecraft
Biden-Cheney 2024? NYT. Thomas Friedman. And now for something completely crazy. Ridiculous, even for Friedman.
Kill Me Now
January 6 Insurrection
Clock is ticking on what Garland needs to do about Trump’s bid to overturn 2020 election Boston Globe. Laurence Tribe and Dennis Aftergut.
Our Famously Free Press
New Cold War
Information Chaos in Kazakhstan The Diplomat
Covid separating China from the world Asia Times
China has built an artificial moon that simulates low-gravity conditions on Earth South China Morning Post
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