The other Cleopatra Aeon
This will go well. Vaccine only strategy, but like, now as if COVID is seasonal. https://t.co/9QmEQCuJtb
— T. Ryan Gregory (@TRyanGregory) January 23, 2023
IMMUNE DAMAGE PERSISTS POST-COVID.
A Thread 🧵
Here is a collection of papers indicating the persistence of immuno-dysfunction post-Covid.
Let’s heretoafter refer to them as the ‘Munro Files’.
— Raffy Flynn (@RaffyFlynnArt) January 23, 2023
Can Serbia survive EU’s economic ultimatum? Branko Milanović, Serbian Monitor
New Not-So-Cold War
— Faytuks News Δ (@Faytuks) January 23, 2023
I can’t believe this is a real tweet.
Abrams tanks “work” in Poland because there is no war being fought and America has personnel and bases. https://t.co/nRceikqU0d
— Big Serge ☦️🇺🇸🇷🇺 (@witte_sergei) January 23, 2023
Estonian foreign ministry wants to extend controlled maritime area Estonian Public Broadcasting.
U.S. Officials Claim More ‘Russiagate’ Like Nonsense Moon of Alabama. A thorough takedown of the New York Times’ Spanish letter bomb piece featured in yesterday’s Links.
Germany Still Years Away From Replacing Russian Gas Capacity
It will take until 2026 for Germany to install 56 bcm of domestic LNG import capacity – same it imported by pipe from Russia in 2021
— Tracy (𝒞𝒽𝒾 ) (@chigrl) January 23, 2023
South of the Border
The London Metal Exchange has the lowest stockpiles in 25 years, with shortages of copper, zinc, lead, and tin
You know which country is a top producer of those?
— Ben Norton (@BenjaminNorton) January 23, 2023
Is Kevin McCarthy’s Secret Weapon Joe Biden? The American Prospect
DOJ prosecutions on the rise, but fines plummet Global Competition Review
Trump Looks to Ditch His Own Social Media Site Rolling Stone
GOP Clown Car
Democrats en déshabillé
Big Brother is Watching You Watch
Imperial Collapse Watch
Police State Watch
Officer Involved in Tyre Nichols’ Death Previously Accused of Brutality The Daily Memphian
Our No Longer Free Press
In 2014 The Guardian published an op-ed about Ukraine by @SeumasMilne that would be shriekingly condemned as Russian propaganda today. I doubt there’s a single paragraph in this article that could be published in today’s mainstream media environment.https://t.co/Z7zRRbFrVo
— Caitlin Johnstone (@caitoz) January 23, 2023
Not yet. Can ChatGPT lever up a portfolio firm, lay off 60% of employees, degrade software quality, and sell the firm to its own secondary fund in a soft form of fraud? https://t.co/CJHw5j3kd3
— Matt Stoller (@matthewstoller) January 23, 2023
The Russian-Linked Payment Processors Feeding the Crypto-conomy Dirty Bubble Media
THE HOUSE ALWAYS WINS: THE ALGORITHMIC GAMBLIFICATION OF WORK Law and Political Economy Project
Empathy Economics and Social Classes Origins of Our Time. The deck: A primary source on Janet Yellen and the conflict theory of inflation
What do indebted employees do? Financialisation and the decline of industrial action Industrial Relations Journal. From the abstract: “Since indebted employees tend to become self-disciplined at the workplace on the fear of losing their job and defaulting, this paper argues that the post-1970 rise of household financialisation is associated with the decline of strike activity.”
There’s Bipartisan Agreement on One Thing: Ticketmaster Sucks The New Republic
“Someone hit the big score
They figured it out
That we’re gonna do it anyway
Even if it doesn’t pay”
Antidote du jour (courtesy of rlgroves):
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.