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Lambert and I, and plenty of readers, agree that Ukraine has prompted the worst informational setting ever. We hope readers will collaborate in mitigating the fog of conflict — each actual fog and stage fog — in feedback. None of us want extra cheerleading and link-free repetition of memes; there are platforms for that. Low-value, link-free pom pom-wavers will likely be summarily whacked.

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–Yves

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Moose crash take a look at dummies, constipated scorpions and essentially the most optimum door knobs: Meet the 2022 Ig Nobel prize winners ZMEScience (Dr. Kevin)

Burning Man’s Black Rock Metropolis as seen from area Boing Boing (resilc)

Mushroom leather-based: How fungi turned trendy Quartz (furzy)

Chaos Researchers Can Now Predict Perilous Factors of No Return Quanta (David L)

Chess participant denies utilizing intercourse toy to assist him beat grand champion Night Customary (Dr. Kevin)

Making an Enemy of Luxurious Lapham’s Quarterly (Anthony L)

Gallup e book: World rise of unhappiness preceded COVID Axios (resilc)

#COVID-19

Science/Drugs

How Invoice Gates and companions used their clout to regulate the worldwide Covid response with little oversight Politico. Former conspiracy idea now confirmed.

Imagining COVID is ‘just like the flu’ is chopping hundreds of lives brief. It’s time to get up The Dialog (guurst). Just a little late for this messaging…

US

A whole bunch of People Will Die From COVID As we speak Atlantic. Resilc: “No downside until beginning gamers for an NFL crew”

Local weather/Surroundings

Reviewing the Results of Wildfires on Water High quality Aazocleantech (Kevin W)

Rising seas may submerge tons of of hundreds of buildings within the US by 2050 ZMEScience (Dr. Kevin)

From Kevin W. I can’t vet the particular claims however digital autos require not solely using a variety of environmentally expensive supplies but additionally the development of recent infrastructure. We’ve repeatedly mentioned radical conservation is the one hope for limiting local weather change

China?

China and the Lore of American Manufacturing New Yorker (resilc)

US Senate picks up the place Pelosi left off on Taiwan Asia Occasions

Why Proper-Wing Mayor Robert Ménard Is So In style in France Der Spiegel (resilc)

Previous Blighty

Pound hits 37-year low towards greenback as UK recession fears mount Monetary Occasions (Kevin W). I used to be working in London on the time. That low was temporary. However sterling was typically low-cost that whole summer time, so many American vacationers visits.

Belief In Establishments Is Eroding On Each Sides Of The Pond, And The Queen Was Not Exempt FiveThirtyEight (resilc)

Liz Truss is turbocharging bankers’ bonuses. What a present for Labour Guardian

Operation Shamrock: How Sinn Féin was entrance and centre on King Charles’ go to to NI RTE. PlutoniumKun:

Only a hyperlink right here to spotlight simply how good Sinn Fein are at outmanoevering the Unionists and the way they even used the Queens dying to their benefit. There have been photos floating round social media the previous few days displaying the frostiness of the brand new King in direction of the DUP’s Jeffrey Donaldson and his friendliness to ex-IRA prisoner Alex Maskey. An actual lesson in the right way to do politics from the novel left.

New Not-So-Chilly Struggle

Draft US Russia Sanctions Invoice Dangers Punishing African Continent – South African President Sputnik (Kevin W)

The EU delivered to its knees by the Straussians Thierry Meyssan (Chuck L)

France makes grim prediction about European power costs RT

‘Egocentric’ Norway accused of Ukraine war-profiteering Politico (Kevin W)

Putin insists on lifting EU restrictions on Russian fertilizers for growing states Interfax (guurst)

Zelensky names phrases for transport of Russian ammonia RT (Kevin W). Ammonia is a vital a part of many fertilizers.

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Video Reveals How Russian Mercenaries Recruit Inmates for Ukraine Struggle New York Occasions (furzy). Gray Girl will get some credit score for correct signposting in headline. A number of accounts have succeeded in giving the impression that this was recruiting for the common military.

FIRST FINNISH XA-180/185 PERSONNEL CARRIERS TRANSFERRED TO UKRAINE Bitchute. Notice not but confirmed, so deal with as speculative.

Germany Army Should Grow to be Europe’s ‘Greatest Outfitted’: Scholz Protection Submit (Kevin W). Germany as the brand new Greece: a newly poor nation spending a disproportionate proportion of GDP on US {hardware}

Military Desires to Double Or Triple Some Arms Manufacturing As Ukraine Struggle Continues Protection One (resilc)

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Ukraine – Dissecting Some Struggle Propaganda Information Objects and Ukraine – Dissecting Some Struggle Propaganda Information Objects – Addendum Moon of Alabama

Chinese language President Xi Jinping seeks to open doorways in Central Asia as Ukraine conflict leaves Russia diminished South China Morning Submit (resilc)

Distinction the above with Russia Encircles Bakhmut, Ukraine Offensives at Standstill; Samarkand Putin Meets Xi, Iran Joins SCO Alexander Mercouris, YouTube. The SCO half begins at 25:20. If nothing else, hearken to the bit the place Mercouris recounts lengthy type how the current and presumed-US-installed Pakistan prime minister verbally prostrated himself earlier than Putin at 42:50 (you will notice this characterization isn’t an exaggeration). Sure that is from a Kremlin readout, however it will be lethal to attribute phrases to a authorities chief that he didn’t truly say. Unhappy that some individuals simply gained’t keep purchased.

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Härte und Kälte Overton (guurst):

On the funeral of Mikhail Gorbachev, the German authorities is conspicuous by its absence. A extremely symbolic act: This authorities depends on navy, confrontation. Goodbye diplomacy.

A whole bunch of hundreds sleeping in open after Pakistan floods Reuters. Resilc: “Nevertheless it’s God save the King vs particular masterzzzzz.”

Syraqistan

Iran’s new Fath 360 seems to be and acts like a HIMARS Asia Occasions (resilc)

Caucasus battle highlights US hawks’ reckless help for Azerbaijan Accountable Statecraft

Kyrgyz-Tajik border battle escalates with use of heavy weaponry Reuters. Resilc: “Impulsively a number of love in that basic space, on the Russian flankkkkkkkk.”

Pelosi going to Armenia amid renewed clashes with Azerbaijan Politico. Kevin W: “As a result of her journey to Taiwan was so profitable.”

UN officers denounce Israel’s “unlawful and unacceptable” conflict on Palestinian civil society Mondoweiss (guurst)

Imperial Collapse Watch

From resilc, topic line “Me on Amtrak”:

4 hours to go 35 miles
The engine broke
The brand new engine software program broke after 5 miles
Backed up again to Albany
Doorways damaged
More cash for Ukrainian freedom is required
I blame Biden for settling strike
Nonetheless I may nonetheless be caught throughout ratification vote

Trump Raid

Breaking Information: Justice Dept. asks appeals courtroom to revive entry to Trump raid paperwork Politico (Kevin C)

Justice Dept. Appeals A part of Particular Grasp Assessment in Trump Case New York Occasions (furzy)

Biden

High Biden aides quietly laying groundwork for a possible 2024 presidential marketing campaign, a brand new report says Enterprise Insider (Kevin W)

2022

Earlier than Midterms, Election Officers Enhance Safety Over Threats New York Occasions

How Abortion and Inflation Will Have an effect on the Midterms Atlantic (resilc)

Do Debates Actually Matter in Senate Races? New York Journal

L’affaire Martha’s Winery

GLORIA ROMERO: I’m a Latina Democrat – if libs assume I’m appalled by DeSantis, they’re useless unsuitable! Every day Mail (BC)

Florida Boasts About Sending a Aircraft Stuffed with Venezuelan Immigrants to Martha’s Winery Esquire (furzy)

Democrats en déshabillé

DNC adjustments bylaws so it could overrule conference Intercept (Paul R)

CalPERS approves $750m dedication to Blackstone Mileway entity Actual Assetts (Kevin W)

FedEx is in severe injury management mode Quartz

Goldman Cuts US Development Forecast for 2023 After Charge Path Change Bloomberg

The 2022 North American Worldwide Auto Present Was a Miserable Ghost City Jalopnik (Kevin W)

Class Warfare

Essential SMART-TD assertion on the tentative settlement (Sept. 16, 2022) SMART Union. Lambert is apoplectic: “There isn’t any contract, therefore no settlement, therefore no deal.” That is both to additional muscle the members by pretending there’s one (as we’ve mentioned, in negotiations, creating the notion of inevitability is essential to preserving momentum) and/or drag issues out so if there’s a preliminary deal, the voting interval extends past the midterms.

A US Rail Strike Was Averted—however the Disaster Is Far From Over Wired

Antidote du jour. Chet G: “Hooked up is my small contribution for fund-raising week: a really dynamic crimson squirrel going all out.”

And a bonus (guurst):

And one other bonus of kinds (Tom H with “the human animal in one in every of its pure habitats”):

See yesterday’s Hyperlinks and Antidote du Jour right here.

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