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Can wolves bond with people like dogs do? Science
Fed President Powell: There is no painless way to do this, Sam Ro
The Fed raises rates by 0.75 points, signals a higher-than-expected Barron’s peak
FIRST: The Natural Rate of Inflation Brad DeLong, Grasping the Reality
The rise in the dollar causes problems for the WSJ global economies
How Wall Street took the FT music business by storm. Comments:
Oh, do you like Leonard Cohen? Mention 3 of his songs that were secured against Blackstone’s debt. Https://t.co/5FDnxaEcIO pic.twitter.com/eMM6QCGzcp
– Frank Matt (@ fxmatt4) September 13, 2022
For those who arrived late:
Duke Energy is a major leaker of a gas that is 25,000 times more polluting than carbon dioxide, according to EPA NBC records. Sulfur hexafluoride.
Lead-contaminated Chicago tap water, analysis finds Gizmodo
How long COVID is for these 14 Vogue Teen people
The Floods in Seoul London Review of Books
The seeds of ignorance – Consequences of a booming NEJM betel nut economy. Read everything to the end.
Cursed Old Man
The crew of the wrecker:
.@ bbcr4oggi suggesting that an insurance-based health system might be better for the UK.
He did not point out that, in 2010, before the Tories began underfunding and privatizing our NHS, it was ranked as the fairest, most affordable and efficient healthcare system in the world. pic.twitter.com/DU4WkWOSwq
– Marcus Chown (@marcuschown) September 21, 2022
How bad will the German recession be? The mirror
Energy crisis: German Robert Habeck under pressure from Deutsche Welle
Germany’s largest gas importer, Uniper, is nationalized after huge Sky News losses
Hungarian premier says EU should lift sanctions on Russia to avoid recession – Independent reports
2022/2023 Winter Forecast – September Update: Seasonal cooling now begins in ENSO regions, and is expected to continue as we approach Winter Severe Weather Europe (DG). “Europe is expected to have warmer-than-average temperatures in most of the northern and central-eastern parts of the continent.” We will see.
New war not so cold
From “special military operation” to open warfare Gilbert Doctorow. Read today.
Zelensky excludes peace talks with Russia TASS but Ukrainian Zelenskiy sees chances of peace diminish Talks with Putin Reuters and the war in Ukraine: Zelensky calls for “just punishment” for Russia BBC
What does Putin’s “partial” mobilization mean for Russia? South China Morning Post
NATO prolongs Ukraine’s proxy war and global chaos Aaron Maté
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Tic-tac: Putin’s escalation begins the countdown of the clock of Responsible Statecraft diplomacy. Sorry, that word again?
Could the war in Ukraine be stopped? The national interest
Americans put Europe first among global security concerns, they support NATO’s commitment to the stars and stripes. The atlantists won, didn’t they?
Lula maintains large lead over Bolsonaro ahead of elections in Brazil – Reuters poll
PBS and BBC team up to misinform about the Bolsonaro FAIR in Brazil
Remarks by President Biden before the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly (transcript) Whitehouse.gov
Biden supports Germany, Japan and India as permanent members of the reformed UNSC: Official White House Perspectives
Biden: abuses of Russian Ukraine “make your blood run cold” AP
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Senate ratifies pact to curb a broad category of potent NYT greenhouse gases
The appeals court allows the Justice Department to resume review of confidential records in the Trump The Hill case. “The appellate judges, in their view, also allowed a review by a special teacher appointed by a federal judge in Florida to continue at the same time.”
Our famous free press
The narrative matrix hides the truth about the world and about ourselves Caitlin Johnstone. Rather like this:
A brilliant anamorphic painting technique that makes the painting itself disappear
[📹 tcmss1.0 on Douyin: https://t.co/b42tW1CX77]pic.twitter.com/aFzW9jkzZD
– Massimo (@ Rainmaker1973) September 21, 2022
Book Review: “Dinners with Ruth” and with no semblance of journalistic standards, by Nina Totenberg Balls and Strikes. “Remember to bring an insulin injection for the molasses.” Have clean fun!
Nobody is really boiling chicken on NyQuil Garbage Day. So there is good news! Hence, 4chan v. tick tock
Big Brother is watching you watch
The US government’s new vast privatized censorship regime The Tablet
Revealed: US military purchased mass monitoring tool including internet browsing, email data check
How hospital monopolies drive up the cost of Washington Monthly care
An ode to the QR code Raheem Kassam’s Substack. I hate QR codes because I hate standing in line as the cashier and customer flock to the phone pairing and sign up, so the customer has to enter a few digits (slowly and then all over again, of course) and then request a phone coupon. It takes four or five times as long as cash. This is important, because lines tend to be indoors, crowded, and in close contact, and as these digital idiots fiddle with their technology I share their air and risk infection.
Imperial collapse clock
“Please Help”: As the Vermont Guard tries to reform its “toxic” culture, a star soldier faces allegations of sexual misconduct VT Digger
The US fugitive known as “Fat Leonard” was arrested in Venezuela after weeks of escaping from NBC
Amazon closes, abandons plans for dozens of American Bloomberg warehouses
What it’s like to work at Amazon during a heatwave in the Southern California Los Angeles Times
Shocked workers after ingredion brought 6 armed guards to the Iowa starting line of negotiations
Proposal 22 depresses wages and deepens inequalities for the California Workers’ National Stock Atlas. “Net earnings for California rideshare drivers are only $ 6.20 per hour.”
The Ideology of Innovation: Philanthropy and Racial Capitalism in Global Food Governance The Journal of Peasant Studies
Trouble in Heaven Literary Supplement Times. The deck: “Why is economic progress so little cause for celebration?” DeLong book review.
Reading Betty Friedan after the roe fell, men yell at me
Algorithms and the Future of Work Blog by NIOSH Science, CDC
The easiest ways to open a can without a LifeHacker can opener
Antidote of the day (through):
QUUUUUOOOOOOOOOOLL !!! pic.twitter.com/jbhTkjl74Y
– Dr. David Hamilton (@ davidghamilton1) September 20, 2022
See Yesterday’s Link and Antidote du Jour here.