Our simple, magic-free recipe for quantum entanglement aeon (Anthony L)
Bach Was No Liberal Humanist Compact (Anthony L)
Paediatric care in Okinawa decimated… As most predicted, the 9th wave is putting children most at risk: … The situation is terrible: … 'Although the number of severely ill paediatric patients, including those with C19, is increasing, the government has announced plans to stop… https://t.co/mMuzpxRPPD
— Dr Satoshi Akima FRACP 『秋間聰』 (@ToshiAkima) June 29, 2023
The Dubious Economics of Deep-Sea Mining Nautilus (Micael T)
Iron Fuel Shows Its Mettle SpectrumIEEE (Chuck L)
Peru: Cordillera Blanca’s melting glaciers threaten towns in valley France24 (furzy)
"If we are going to push China hard on the economic front, we *must* be ready militarily".
Says it all, really… Basically "we must be ready to fight a war if China resists our attempts at economic containment". https://t.co/aL0hG9n9eX
— Arnaud Bertrand (@RnaudBertrand) June 30, 2023
La belle France
We're truly witnessing a radicalization on both sides in France.
This is an unreal communiqué by the main French police unions, essentially declaring France is in a civil war and that the police is in the "resistance" against the government.
This is the translation:
— Arnaud Bertrand (@RnaudBertrand) July 1, 2023
New Not-So-Cold War
The Darkness Ahead: Where The Ukraine War Is Headed John Mearsheimer (Li)
CIA director, on secret trip to Ukraine, hears plan for war’s endgame Washington Post. More West talking to itself. Where does the ammo and air support come from, for starters? Although Dima does report an increase in Ukraine ferocity in some key areas, so perhaps the second wave of the counteroffensive, which was supposed to pack the bigger punch, has started?
This is surprising because Scheer provided the foreword to the Oliver Stone book of the transcript of his Putin interviews (which had extensive fact-checking footnotes o Putin’s remarks):
“Can we be deceived to this extent?!” asks Robert Scheer, interrogating me on Ukraine. Yeah, says I, & spend hour weaning him off corporate media & its claims of Russian “military disaster”. For me, one of the most poignant interviews I have done recently. https://t.co/vzqoaNQYy6
— Ray McGovern (@raymcgovern) July 1, 2023
Group Accuses Ukraine of Using Prohibited Land Mines New York Times (furzy)
Ukraine’s Zaluzhny Is Back And Asking For More Weapons Moon of Alabama (Kevin W)
THIS Is How NATO’s War On Russia Has FAILED w/ Scott Ritter YouTube. Worth the listen even though long. Revealing opening section on Iraq.
Patrick Lawrence: Russian (Melo)drama Scheerpost (Anthony L)
Further thoughts on the lessons of the Prigozhin armed rebellion Gilbert Doctorow
A new road for Russia? Financial Times. Lambert: “These people are wrong about everything, always.”
Big Brother is Watching You Watch
The US Is Spying on the UN Secretary General Bruce Schneier
Imperial Collapse Watch
Talking Logistics… Andrei Martyanov
The Beltway Goats: Why Hunter is Right “The Bidens are the Best” When It Comes to Influence Peddling Jonathan Turley (Chuck L)
GOP Clown Car
DeSantis agency sent $92 million in covid relief funds to donor project Washington Post (furzy)
I Teach at an Elite College. Here’s a Look Inside the Racial Gaming of Admissions. New York Times (Dr. Kevin)
Where Affirmative Action Succeeded—and Where It Fell Short Wall Street Journal
US Supreme Court’s radical conservative agenda, explained Bloomberg (furzy)
Flaunting the Supreme Court Ruling, Biden Sets Student Debt Repayment to Zero for Many Michael Shedlock. You may not like Shedlock’s unhappiness, but the Biden approach sure looks like a gimmick that will not survive legal challenge.
Right wing Supreme Court justices think our Constitution says rich people issue our national currency: https://t.co/Xb7nOLJUlf
— Kathryn Cannon (@katiecannon2) July 1, 2023
Police State Watch
No matter your politics, closing people's bank accounts is something we should all be dead set against.
It's a happening to more and more people: the truckers in Canada, many independent journalists, anyone even remotely connected to countries sanctioned by the West, public… https://t.co/5psWIudx3S
— Arnaud Bertrand (@RnaudBertrand) June 29, 2023
Our No Longer Free Press
30 Signs You Are Living in an Information Crap-pocalypse Honest Broker (Chuck L)
Calls Grow for a New Investigation Into the Mysterious Death of NYC Anti-Corruption Crusader Scheerpost. Deontos remembers NC June 23, 2011: Sunny Sheu: Murdered for Investigating NY Foreclosure Judge Joseph Golia?
McKenna gets the last word on Adani’s many auditors Francine McKenna
The Public Cost of Private Science Nautilus (Micael T)
An Airbnb collapse won’t fix America’s housing shortage Vox (Kevin W)
Homelessness grows 10% in the city of Los Angeles Los Angeles Times (furzy)
.@nytimes casually weighing the pros and cons of death as a solution to clearing student debt.
This is where we are as a society? pic.twitter.com/ixngVLZwKM
— Nina Turner (@ninaturner) June 30, 2023
Remote Work Is Making Americans Less Productive, Official Data Shows Barrons. The bogus assumption is that all that time in meetings is productive.
How Reddit crushed the biggest protest in its history The Verge (Kevin W)
Antidote du jour (Alison L):
And a bonus of sorts (Chuck L):
In this dramatic display in the battle for life and death, these antelopes chose the perfect strategy allowing them to survive
— Science girl (@gunsnrosesgirl3) June 29, 2023
And a second bonus (martha r):
Puppy head tilts.. 😊 pic.twitter.com/9V4zVoYYOG
— Buitengebieden (@buitengebieden) June 29, 2023
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.