Why Do We Forget So Many of Our Dreams? Scientific American
Fungi Make Safer Fireproofing Material Scientific American
Storm Lake gets sucked dry so the world gets cheap meat Art Cullen’s Notebook
Shanghai faces first mortgage boycott as stalled housing project angers homebuyers South China Morning Post
Wow chart! Based on #SWIFT international payments, we are witnessing ‘de-euroization’ and not ‘#dedollarization. The #euro‘s share in SWIFT global payments has dropped to 23% from 38% at the start of the year.
Are #Russia‘s SPFS and #China‘s CIPS eating up the euro?
By the way,… pic.twitter.com/H39htQISrD
— jeroen blokland (@jsblokland) September 28, 2023
New Not-So-Cold War
Empty Actions, No Victory Odds | Larry C. Johnson Dialogue Works (Video)
Correcting America’s Course Gordon Hahn, Russian & Eurasian Politics
Ukraine is winning. Now let’s finish the job Ben Wallace, The Telegraph
A tragedy in three acts:
1. Daily Telegraph announces British forces will be formally deployed to Ukraine, and Royal Navy “may move into Black Sea”
2. Dmitry Medvedev retorts they will be “a legal target for our armed forces”
3. Daily Telegraph article softened considerably pic.twitter.com/TZm4jxwtPE
— Kit Klarenberg (@KitKlarenberg) October 1, 2023
Zelenskyy gave battalion of Ukrainian Armed Forces honorary name in honor of OUN founder Yevhen Konovalets. Konovalets, former official in Petliura government, founded OUN which was later headed by Bandera, collaborated with Nazi Germany & was involved in mass murder of Jews,… pic.twitter.com/2QN5tEQlMh
— Ivan Katchanovski (@I_Katchanovski) October 2, 2023
He is dangerous and unpredictable and the situation should be closely monitored with utmost care but I do have a hard time believing Serbia would invade Kosovo and engage in direct war with NATO (KFOR).
— Lily Lynch (@lilyslynch) September 30, 2023
South of the Border
Going Gangbusters for Haiti The Wayward Rabbler
Withdrawal from Syria ‘illogical’: Turkiye The Cradle
IMPEACHMENT: ‘Cognitive Warfare’ on Capitol Hill Consortium News
Get Real, Congress: Censoring Search Results or Recommendations Is Still Censorship Electronic Frontier Foundation
Realignment and Legitimacy
There are more of us than there are of them Salon. The new, grimmer coalition of the ascendant: “The people dying from COVID were voters, and more Republican voters than Democratic voters died by a large margin.”
Myth and mending in the true West High Country News
GOP Clown Car
Democrats en déshabillé
And as an adviser to Uber https://t.co/cMcNERCgf1
— Avi Asher-Schapiro (@AASchapiro) October 2, 2023
AOC suggests Democrats could save McCarthy but ‘shouldn’t do it for free’ Washington Examiner
I look forward to seeing Congress provide, in the very near future, financial support for Ukraine which is valiantly struggling against Russian aggression.
— Bernie Sanders (@SenSanders) October 1, 2023
2. The story most people know is that Amazon spies on sellers and copies their products — that Amazon’s monopoly strategy is to exploit its control over the platform to advantage its own products and sales.
This story has been chased and told by media again & again.
— Stacy Mitchell (@stacyfmitchell) October 1, 2023
Police State Watch
Extreme heat can be a death sentence in Texas prisons Yale Climate Connections
San Francisco’s Laundry Crisis: The Rising Cost of Clean Clothes San Francisco Standard
Antidote du jour (via):
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.