Meet the Man Fueling Clean Energy Opposition in the Midwest Distilled Earth
Why the high cost of conflict may be the best hope for peace in the Taiwan Strait South China Morning Post
South China Sea: disputed Spratly Islands now home to supermarkets for PLA soldiers South China Morning Post
Chinese C919’s engine malfunctions in flight test Asia Times (Rev Kev).
President Tsai confers honor on Paul Wolfowitz Taipei Times
US Marines to join Japanese guarding remote islands Asia Times (Rev Kev).
Why is democratic India helping Russia avoid Western sanctions? Christian Science Monitor
India’s Coal Imports From Russia Pick up Pace Hellenic Shipping News
Rural Extinction in Numbers: Data The Blue Roof
Dear Old Blighty
A family affair. Like Game of Thrones:
Expanded and final (for now) version of the British media map attached and at the link as a PDF.
— Mic Wright (@brokenbottleboy) February 7, 2023
South of the Border
Biden Can’t Ignore America’s Role in Brazil’s Insurrection Foreign Policy. Which “role”? Trump (non-spook), of course, not Lava Jato (spook).
Lula Sealed His Deal With The Devil By Condemning Russia During His Meeting With Biden Andrew Korybko’s Newsletter
New Not-So-Cold Cold War
Report: Pentagon wants to revive top secret commando program in Ukraine Responsible Statecraft
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Part 5: The fatal shots of the Maidan (Google translate) Anti-Spiegel
US shoots down high-altitude, car-sized object over Alaska Channel News Asia
‘Smut smear inquisition.’ White House, allies begin to push back on Comer’s offensive. McClatchy. Managing to avoid “Hunter,” “Biden,” and “laptop.” And “Ukraine.” That’s their story and they’re sticking to it.
Police State Watch
UnitedHealthcare incentivizes healthy patient behavior Axios. “UnitedHealthcare Rewards will provide up to $1,000 annually to members who use wearable devices to prove they’re being healthy.”
Two Tesla 10-K Topics – Part 1 Francine McKenna, The Dig
Our Famously Free Press
Imperial Collapse Watch
The wretched excess isn’t the football:
The aerial shots of the Super Bowl will just be a sea of cars I take it. pic.twitter.com/ZPWchDE8RF
— Hayden Clarkin (@the_transit_guy) February 10, 2023
Tema Okun on Her Mythical Paper on White Supremacy (podcast) Deconstructed
Antidote du jour (via):
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.