“Is Not a Face Quite Different from a Mask?”: Molière at 400 Los Angeles Review of Books
The first fairy stories were never intended for children The Spectator
Everyone’s a Critic Los Angeles Review of Books
Suburban Chicago McMansions Follow a Dark Logic Even I Do Not Understand McMansion Hell. Kate Wagner. From a couple of weeks ago; I don’t think this link has been posted by Yves or Lambert. And if it has apologies – whatever the case, enjoy.
Where do we stand with Omicron? Ground Truths
What to know about the battle over Fox Valley health care workers now playing out in court Appleton Post Crescent (DCBlogger)
Occupation and risk of severe COVID-19: prospective cohort study of 120 075 UK Biobank participants BMJ Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Time to really ramp up NYTimes/WaPo articles scaremongering China’s policy of saving lives—more “unsustainable” & “Orwellian”!
Also, play Democrat Mad Libs with prepositions—not died “of” Covid, but died [preposition] Covid: with, through, above, beyond, anything but “of”! https://t.co/z4nMTkqzll
— Mark Ames (@MarkAmesExiled) January 22, 2022
It’s Ron Klain’s turn in the barrel Politico
There’s a giant stack of unsigned executive orders sitting on Joe Biden’s desk: https://t.co/D87Yk9MtjY
Maybe you should be mad at him for not signing them, rather than spending your time coming up with fake reasons Democrats supposedly can’t do anything. https://t.co/6Uk81RbOs2
— David Sirota (@davidsirota) January 22, 2022
Activism, Uncensored: Impact of Gun Control Laws Visible in Virginia Protests TK News. Matt Taibbi.
The Milwaukee Burger King employee accused of accidentally shooting his 16-year-old coworker is in custody and charged with homicide Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (Dr. Kevin)
New Cold War
UKRAINE CRISIS: US ‘Toolboxes’ Are Empty Consortium News. Scott Ritter.
NATO Bears Some Responsibility For The Ukraine Crisis American Conservative
Germany blocks Estonian arms exports to Ukraine: report Deutsche Welle
ANTONY BLINKEN DECLARES HIMSELF IN CHARGE, MARKS HIS TERRITORY — https://t.co/sIAAJumq7c “PUNCTUALITY IN PRINCIPLE CANNOT BE A BAD SIGN” –SERGEI LAVROV — https://t.co/X7DCcH1pSX pic.twitter.com/ERv3NlQauN
— Dances_with_Bears (@bears_with) January 21, 2022
Godzilla vs. Mothra
US 5G roll out ignores concerns for Air Transport safety Leeham News and Analysis
Now is the Moment to Declare Independence Craig Murray
As Afghanistan starves, the pundit class turns away Columbia Journalism Review
The China-India Cold War in Maldives The Diplomat
In the Middle East, impacts of Sino-American rivalry remain minimal Responsible Statecraft
Antidote du Jour (via):
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.