Plant Fungus Has Been Caught in an Evolutionary Leap Science Alert
Dwarf galaxies use 10-million-year quiet period to churn out stars University of Michigan (news release)
The Doom Loop Phenomenal World. Insurance markets and climate risk.
Environment: 1.5 degrees of warming in 10 years Pearls and Irritations
Must be a typo or misreported?
“Beijing has told the World Health Organisation (WHO) that the increase in cases of people with flu like symptoms is down to a new winter bug that has taken over due to Covid lowering immunity to common viruses.”https://t.co/deZZ2poNDC
— T. Ryan Gregory (@TRyanGregory) November 26, 2023
Widespread illness closes Southern Alberta schools Mountain View Today
It’s not just that, it’s the fact that the govt refuses to have ANY mitigation strategies in the province. Multiple units on outbreak and staff out sick. The Premier has silenced any scientific thought. #abpoli #ableg https://t.co/nlOf7ExRnh
— Katie O’Byrne (@KatuniaOB) November 26, 2023
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“Kids cared for in hallways as viral illness overflows ER at McMaster Children’s Hospital” 1/4https://t.co/kGAEcaOpTm
— 𝙹𝚘𝚎 𝚅𝚒𝚙𝚘𝚗𝚍 email@example.com (@jvipondmd) November 26, 2023
The Emerald Isle
The Rage Behind the Dublin Riots Compact Mag
Capitalism, war and plunder in the Horn of Africa Review of African Political Economy
US-China thaw means Beijing can focus on development, not security South China Morning Post
Sergio Cesaratto – The cat-and-mouse reform of the Stability Pact Brave New Europe
A fraught battlespace awaits Israel after the pause David Ignatius, Washington Post. The CIA house organ searches for answers to Israel’s “agonizing” dilemma: After pausing the genocide, how will the IDF start it up again?
Israeli settlers steal Palestinian farmers’ land in occupied West Bank Al Jazeera. “At least 237 Palestinians have been killed and about 2,850 others injured by Israeli forces in the occupied West Bank since October 7.”
Israel’s Insidious Narrative About Palestinian Prisoners The Intercept. “More than two-thirds of the Palestinians proposed for release by Israel under the truce have not been convicted of any crimes. Most were arrested as children.”
The Shock and Awe of Genocide and Lies Tarik Cyril Amar’s Substack. “Making an Example of Gaza for the Non-West World?”
Israel’s Sharpeville moment Africa Is A Country
USS Mason, an Arleigh Burke Class destroyer, tracked the ballistic missiles as they approached but both missiles fell short splashing into the Gulf of Aden. This is viewed as significant escalation in Houthi threats to U.S. Navy vessels, according to multiple well placed sources.
— Jennifer Griffin (@JenGriffinFNC) November 27, 2023
MISSILES AND DRONES AMONG WEAPONS STOLEN FROM U.S. IN IRAQ AND SYRIA Nick Turse, The Intercept
New Not-So-Cold War
Russian Navy Deploys Su-30SM Fighters to Neutralise Ukrainian Drone Boats Military Watch Magazine
EU nation resumes purchases of Russian gas RT. Czechia.
Greek shippers exit Russian oil trade as U.S. tightens price cap scrutiny Reuters. But from September: Greece Is Making a Killing Selling Ships to Russia Foreign Policy
Imperial Collapse Watch
South of the Border
The West Is Suffocating the Global South With Debt Common Dreams
Did the OCC hire a con artist to oversee fintech? American Banker
In case you missed it: Vix – Wall Street’s ‘fear gauge’ – fell to its lowest since January 2020 as investors flocked into equities at the fastest pace in almost two years. That’s a reason to be worried! (via BBG) pic.twitter.com/b9t5TgAHnv
— Holger Zschaepitz (@Schuldensuehner) November 26, 2023
Our Famously Free Press
UK’s Rwanda Deportation Ruling Offers Assange Hope Consortium News
Big Brother is Watching You Watch
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