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What is jamais vu? The eerie opposite of déjà vu ZME Science
Floods in Libya’s Derna: Worst disaster in 21st century Middle East Monitor
Greenwashing set Canada on fire Cory Doctorow, Pluralistic
2… rate of re-infection, combined with the data we have on the likelihood of sequelae of infection and Long Covid with each infection, makes it a near-certainty that a growing percentage of the world will continue to become chronically ill and / or disabled. The pandemic is…
— Conor Browne (@brownecfm) September 16, 2023
India’s Nipah virus outbreak: What do we know so far? Channel News Asia
We should not choose to fight a war with China if they invade Taiwan Daniel L. Davis, a former Lt. Col. in the U.S. Army, The Hill
Life as a Migrant Food Delivery Rider in Shanghai Pekingnology
Life in China’s American Dream Town The Diplomat
Chinese EV makers pin hopes on Europe’s fading auto dealers Business Times
EU unafraid of trade war with China Channel News Asia
New Not-So-Cold War
Romania to shoot down Russian drones if necessary – top general Ukrainska Pravda
What The U.S. Will Learn, And Not Learn, From Its War In Ukraine Moon of Alabama
‘The Kremlin is trying to use Orthodox churches in the US to recruit spies and intelligence sources.
They warn Russian Orthodox churches that they could be targeted for recruitment by Russian intelligence services”
Coming soon : aliens are 🇷🇺 and 🇨🇳 spies . pic.twitter.com/N9WzKNyMFm
— Dagny Taggart (@DagnyTaggart963) September 16, 2023
US singles out Turkey with latest war sanctions package bne Intellinews
— Philip Pilkington (@philippilk) September 16, 2023
Will a tripartite US-Saudi-Israeli ‘Deal’ make Any difference? Alastair Crooke, Al Mayadeen
Imperial Collapse Watch
Antony Blinken and the diplomacy deficit Responsible Statecraft
Hypersonic Missiles Are Game-Changers, and America Doesn’t Have Them WSJ. The deck: The U.S. military is pouring resources into the superfast weapons but has struggled to develop them. China and Russia are far ahead.
Westmoreland Revisited Consortium News
South of the Border
The Mexican Question New Left Review
The ‘Hispanic Paradox’ intrigues a new generation of researchers determined to unravel it STAT. “They’re also finding that healthy Hispanics who immigrate to the U.S. tend to get sicker the longer they stay — raising deeper questions about why our wealthy nation, which spends more than $4 trillion on health care, is far sicker than it should be.”
Strikes and Bidenomics BIG by Matt Stoller
Realignment and Legitimacy
Faith in U.S. institutions and each other takes dangerous drop Modern Diplomacy
I love very much that the actual, literal *spokesperson for the Bush/Cheney White House and re-election campaign” — who then was warning of the dangers of “Terrorist lovers” who criticized neocons and Cheney — now deploys the same rhetoric for the DNC, becoming a liberal icon: https://t.co/UnWG7I7MSN
— Glenn Greenwald (@ggreenwald) September 16, 2023
Chances of averting apocalypse rise! Robert Wright, Nonzero Newsletter
After missing mid-year financial expectations, here are the ways big health insurers are going to get back into Wall Street’s good graces HEALTH CARE un-covered. “Hint: it will be at the expense of patients and taxpayers.”
Big Brother is Watching You Watch
Police State Watch
The man who brought back open slave markets by destroying the wealthiest nation in Africa is once again asking for your donations for that nation. https://t.co/Ij6fa5WHDF
— Stan (@StanM3) September 16, 2023
I’m seeing a lot here about General Motors CEO Mary Barra after her disastrous CNN interview.
Barra raked in $29 million last year as GM CEO.
But I want to lift up a few more things about Barra, and how she represents the billionaire class more than people might even realize 🧵 pic.twitter.com/MNEkzr19AK
— Derek Seidman (@derekseidman80) September 16, 2023
Americans who aren’t making this minimum salary could face ‘severe’ mental health issues Fast Company. $52,000 for “low-income” individuals, $75,000 for “average” American. A quick search shows that a little more than 52 percent of Americans had an annual household income that was less than $75,000 in 2021.
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