CLEOPATRA REIMAGINED AND REHABILITATED, DAMMIT Crime Reads
Why Niki Segnit’s ‘The Flavour Thesaurus’ stands out among culinary books, even a decade later Scroll. A fine book, from which I’ve learned a lot.
Fermented food: why eating sauerkraut helps your gut stay healthy The Conversation
Absolutely everything you ever wanted to know about ginger FT. Fuchsia Dunlop
Is This Your Brain on Drugs? The Baffler
The Ancient Greeks also lived through a plague, and they too blamed their leaders for their suffering The Conversation. This article has inspired me to dig out my old copy of Thucydides, to dip into again on this President’s Day afternoon.
Does Any Monoclonal Antibody Work Against BA.2? Medpage Today
Baltimore public health professional exposes horrific conditions during the Omicron surge World Socialist Web s\Site (Martha r)
The C.D.C. Isn’t Publishing Large Portions of the Covid Data It Collects NYT (Jason Boxman). Hoisted from comments.
Whatever Happened to Biden’s Pandemic Testing Board? ProPublica. Seems to have gone the way of that extra $600.
Inmates Who Died Asked for Release Before Falling Ill With Covid Kaiser Health News
Ask Prof Wolff: Finding Common Ground with Canadian Truckers YouTube (Aumua)
2/10 The Australian Bureau of Statistics recently released a report looking at registered/reported deaths as of Jan 2022. The numbers don’t match crude COVID-19 reporting because this is a more complete system https://t.co/Y8K07c49XX pic.twitter.com/nxTC8cDiOX
— Health Nerd (@GidMK) February 21, 2022
New Cold War
The Evidence for Invasion the US Could Produce Consortium News. Scott Ritter.
— Vas (@filippidis) February 20, 2022
Putin ‘issues go-order’ for Russia to attack Ukrainehttps://t.co/QhXRbQpOvo
— Sandra Jones (@stut3x) February 20, 2022
— Daily Mail Online (@MailOnline) February 20, 2022
NEWS: The U.S. has intelligence that Russian troops have received orders to proceed with an invasion of Ukraine. “The commanders on the ground are making specific plans for how they would maneuver in their sector of the battlefield,” CBS David Martin reports on @FacetheNation. pic.twitter.com/uKsfdWRQjV
— Face The Nation (@FaceTheNation) February 20, 2022
Today, along with all Ukrainians, we honor the heroism of Ukraine’s Heavenly Hundred, who eight years ago laid down their lives to oppose a leader who sought to block their freely chosen path toward a more democratic, prosperous, and European future. pic.twitter.com/IM9Wr3Q3gL
— U.S. Embassy Kyiv (@USEmbassyKyiv) February 20, 2022
Biden has girded Americans for shared sacrifice to defend Ukraine
he’s reviving the defense commitments of presidents in both parties since WW2
all presidents except one
ex-Trump WH Russia policy adviser Fiona Hill: “there’s no Team America for Trump”https://t.co/v9rUb717R9
— John Harwood (@JohnJHarwood) February 20, 2022
Black Lives Matter
One Dead, Five Injured From Shooting at Black Lives Matter March Portland Mercury (martha r)
Winston Lord, in the room with Mao and Nixon, examines US-China relations then and now South China Morning Post
China plans to feed 80 million people with ‘seawater rice’ South China Morning Post
Still burning! Cargo ship carrying 3,965 Volkswagen Group cars caught fire last week, batteries may be used as combustion booster https://t.co/wUCrDZWSLl
— What China Reads (@whatchinareads) February 21, 2022
How the Left Should Think About Inflation The Nation. James Galbraith.
The 4-day work week: Who is trialing it and does it work? Deutsche Welle
The Statement of the Source Süddeutsche Zeitung
SUISSE SECRETS Organised Crime and Corruption Reporting Project
Antidote du Jour (via):
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.