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Daisy had other plans Radley Balko, The Watch
In Antitrust Trial, Former Google Employee Details History of Search Deals NYT. Anti-trust mavens in their element:
I was there yesterday and this was my impression as well. Varian was argumentative to the point of absurdity. https://t.co/Cy0R10IV0f
— Matt Stoller (@matthewstoller) September 13, 2023
How trees influence cloud formation Paul Scherrer Institut
When The Water Runs Brown, Start Your Own Water Company. The Brockovich Report
Ohio Injection Wells Suspended Over ‘Imminent Danger’ to Drinking Water Inside Climate News
Novavax dealt setback as FDA, CDC approve Moderna, Pfizer Covid-19 vaccines Washington Business Journal
Should I get a COVID-19 booster? Science
Commentary: What’s going on with China’s surprise military shake-up? Channel News Asia
Beijing outlines ‘interconnected living’ plan for Taiwan and Fujian South China Morning Post
Myanmar Junta Attempts Charm Offensive in Ethnic States The Irrawaddy
Myanmar junta orders all workers abroad to remit 25% Bangkok Post (Furzy Mouse).
Dear Old Blighty
New Not-So-Cold War
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“”Liturgy of Anti-Tank Obstacles”” Shows the Transformations of Life in Ukraine The New Yorker. The lead: “During the Maidan uprising, which began in 2013, when Ukrainian protests led to the overthrow of the Kremlin-backed President….” Note liberal normalization of fascism.
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Will the West Abandon Ukraine? Foreign Affairs. The deck: “Kyiv Must Prepare for a Possible Change of Heart in America and Europe.”
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Now is the time for businesses to look at Ukraine The Atlantic Council
Pratt Engine Flaw to Idle Hundreds of A320 Planes for Years Bloomberg (Glen).
South of the Border
The highlights from AMLO’s trip to Colombia and Chile Mexico News Daily
Too Much of Not A Lot Aurelien, Trying to Understand the World
Pentagon-Funded Study Warns Dementia Among U.S. Officials Poses National Security Threat The Intercept. Any mention of neurological damage from Covid? ***crickets*** (ha ha).
Our Famously Free Press
Jill Duggar Tells Her Side of the Story Vanity Fair
"I think the probability of there being some sort of AI regulatory agency that stands on its own, similar to the FAA or FCC, is likely at some point," Elon Musk tells @EamonJavers. https://t.co/VFdZuo0Qm5 pic.twitter.com/e6m49lqfRI
— CNBC (@CNBC) September 13, 2023
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Brandon Hunter useless at 42 MSN. Hilariously bad AI emission.
CEO out at embattled Binance US Banking Dive
Credit card debt collection Bits About Money
The Final Frontier
Scientists unveil pair of ‘mummified alien’ corpses to Mexico Congress ABC7. I’ve never understood why “aliens” have bilateral symmetry but wev.
Groves of Academe
Imperial Collapse Watch
Black Injustice Tipping Point
Peter Faneuil: Boston benefactor, merchant, slave trader The Boston Globe
UAW Workers Explain Why They’re Ready to Strike The Real News
Starbucks Workers Back a Strike The Tyee. Canada.
In Search of Lost Time Harpers
2023 Fall Foliage Map & Nationwide Peak Leaf Forecast Smoky Mountains
Antidote du jour (via):
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.