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Hyperlinks 7/20/2022 | bare capitalism

Lambert and I, and plenty of readers, agree that Ukraine has prompted the worst informational surroundings ever. We hope readers will collaborate in mitigating the fog of struggle — 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 probably be summarily whacked.

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Celebrating Rachel: Jackie Robinson’s widow and her influence past the sport ESPN (One other Scott). 100 years outdated!!! An an activist and an completed skilled when hardly any ladies, not to mention black ladies, had severe careers.

‘Stray’ — the videogame the place you play as a cat — is breaking the web MarketWatch. Kevin W: “Additionally has tweeted movies of cat reactions to recreation.” Google the headline in case you hit a paywall. The topic cat is derived from three actual cats and got here out wanting a bit like an Aby, notably the colour.

The nation the place having a pet might quickly land you in jail BBC

Hidden historic Roman ‘Bridge of Nero’ emerges from the Tiber throughout extreme drought Reside Science (furzy)

The Webb Telescope’s Newest Science Pictures Present The ‘Phantom Galaxy’ And Extra In Breathtaking Depth And Element Forbes

Ought to We Fear About Synthetic Intelligence? Wall Avenue Journal (David L)

Retraction with honor Sociobiology (Dr. Kevin)

“Nap Field” for sleeping upright on the workplace Boing Boing (resilc). Coming quickly to airways…

Thailand introduces new ‘non-stinky’ number of polarising durian fruit South China Morning Submit Resilc: “Now this IS large information in SE Asia.”

The Schoolteacher Who Saved Her College students From the Nazis Smithsonian (Chuck L)



Settling in for the lengthy haul Crooked Timber (ChiGal). On lengthy Covid as a life-altering occasion.



Australians urged to make money working from home as COVID hospital instances surge Al Jazeera


DPS is including air screens in all of its faculties Denverite (AM)

Local weather/Surroundings

World extinction menace could also be a lot larger than beforehand thought UPI (David L)

Horrific warmth descends upon Western Europe: 104°F in London Yale Local weather Connections

Greenland Threatens Counterpunch

Brazil: Amazon deforestation up 20% final yr — report DW (resilc)

Wildfires raging on over 40,000 hectares in Russia’s Yakutia Interfax


If Pelosi goes to Taiwan, it will likely be an enormous historic mistake for Washington World Instances editorial. Recall World Instances is a state organ. The language right here is much more acid than China has used previously, which is a tough feat. One penalties of her go to to Taiwan could be that she would go on the sanctions listing and her husband’s property in China could be frozen. After declaring that the final three visits by US officers to Taiwan led to PLA crackdowns, the article concludes:

Not like Washington’s opportunistic probing, all choices are clearly on the desk for the Chinese language mainland. The noose across the neck of the “Taiwan independence” secessionist forces is tightening, and Pelosi has one foot on the stool of the gallows. If Pelosi, who has at all times been keen on taking part in powerful on China, desires to insist on this fashion, we will certainly put together enough “penalties” for her.

Kissinger Warns Biden In opposition to Limitless Confrontation With China MSN (resilc)

‘Faux information’: China denies that President Xi Jinping invited European leaders for assembly in Beijing WION. The report that Xi’s invite to EU leaders was ignored got here from the usually respected South China Morning Submit: Unique | China asks European leaders to fulfill Xi in November. However will they settle for?. The model now up seems to be to have been rewritten from the unique, see the primary Bloomberg headline per Google: Xi’s Beijing Invite Unanswered by High Europe Leaders, SCMP Stories versus the one at that hyperlink now: China Disputes Report Xi Invited Europe Heads to Beijing Assembly

Outdated Blighty

UK inflation hits new 40-year excessive of 9.4% as cost-of-living disaster deepens CNBC

France to pay $10 billion to take full management of EDF Reuters (Brunches with Cats)

New Not-So-Chilly Struggle

Ukraine’s ‘Nice Sport’ surfaces in Transcaucasia Indian Punchline (Kevin W). Right this moment’s should learn.

Proper earlier than assembly with Putin in Iran, Turkey’s Erdogan threatens to ‘freeze’ Sweden and Finland’s NATO membership Enterprise Insider

Iran and Russia’s Gazprom signal major deal for power cooperation Reuters

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Alfons Mais: “Russia has sources which can be virtually inexhaustible” Handelsblatt. Unique right here.

Zelensky Orders Troops to Maintain Siversk Regardless of Heavy Losses, Purges Extra Officers; Putin in Tehran Alexander Mercouris. Notice particularly beginning at 10:10, Mercouris studies that DPR official Eduard Barsurin has said that Ukraine has obtained the 300 km missiles for the HIMARS. Ukraine has made clear it intends to hit targets in Crimea, which Russia regards as Russian territory, notably the Kerch bridge. Mercouris thinks it might take an terrible lot of missiles to do this, as in additional than Ukraine has now, however any strikes at Crimea would result in very forceful retaliation by Russia. Ukraine is smoking one thing sturdy if it thinks that may lead the West to do meaningfully extra for Ukraine than it’s doing now.

This can be a rumor however it follows credible studies on websites that watch every day motion like Army Abstract of a marked improve within the already-high ranges of losses to Ukraine forces:

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EU would possibly unfreeze some property of seven Russian banks for meals commerce Interfax

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Putin warns of Nord Stream 1 fuel capability cuts over tools repairs Reuters. Oddly this account doesn’t point out, as others do, that Putin supplied to open Nord Stream 2 to guarantee provide. Additionally S&P issued an odd be aware on the 18th which offers the sturdy impression that the standing of the infamous half that was caught in Canada remains to be up within the air.

Coordinated actions throughout Europe are important to forestall a significant fuel crunch: Listed here are 5 fast measures IEA (guurst). Assist me. Given the urgency, the lead time for implementing the primary thought, “Introduce public sale platforms,” places in within the class of “Assume a can opener.”

German power rationing debate pits shoppers towards trade Monetary Instances (Kevin W)

Sinking Germany New Left Evaluation. Anthony L: “Other than vacuous first paragraph or two, attention-grabbing case for Germany as Loser.”

Sri Lanka

State of emergency imposed as parliament convenes to decide on new Sri Lankan president WSWS


Biden’s Temporary Center East Pivot Received’t Final International Coverage

In The Multipolar World Iran Will No Longer Concern U.S. Sanctions Moon of Alabama

Imperial Collapse Watch

Army hypersonic missile scientist duped colleague into hiring prostitute at high Air Drive lab Each day Mail (BC)


White Home holds out hope for Manchin local weather deal later this summer time Axios

GOP Clown Automotive

Um, the idea that being allied with Trump is detrimental is at greatest untimely: Dan Cox Wins GOP Main for Governor in Maryland Wall Avenue Journal

Democrats en déshabillé

AOC Amongst Lawmakers Arrested at Supreme Courtroom Rally Bloomberg

Home passes invoice codifying same-sex marriage proper, with some Republicans becoming a member of Democrats ABC (Kevin W)


What Being pregnant and Childbirth Do to the Our bodies of Younger Ladies New York Instances (Dr. Kevin)

Conservative Blocs Unleash Litigation to Curb Public Well being Powers KHN

What actually drives anti-abortion beliefs? Analysis suggests it’s a matter of sexual methods PhysOrg (Dr. Kevin)

Texas girl speaks out after being pressured to hold her lifeless fetus for two weeks


Cops Opened Fireplace Right into a Crowd As a result of They Thought Somebody Had a Gun Vice (resilc)

Bystander Killed Gunman 2 Minutes Into Indiana Mall Taking pictures New York Instances. Resilc: “Fox Information hero 24 7 365…….and future GOP candidate.”

The Explanation for the Crime Wave Is Hiding in Plain Sight Atlantic (resilc)

WATCH: Large Explosion Rocks Hoover Dam in Nevada Sputnik (Kevin W)

The Bezzle

Tesla might have to put in writing down all that bitcoin Boing Boing (resilc)

Celsius attorneys declare customers gave up authorized rights to their crypto Cointelegraph (Kevin W)

San Francisco Bay Space, Southern California Residence Gross sales Crater, Costs Start to Drop. California Pending Gross sales Collapse 40% Wolf Richter

Intel Begs For A Bailout The Lever

Class Warfare

Good Information: Economic system Sucks, You’re Screwed, and It’s All Your Fault, Economists Say CNBC. Resilc: “CNBC, your plantation-centric information channel.”

Firms Problem Ban on Mexicans Crossing Border to Promote Blood Undark

Antidote du jour. Stephen T:

Right here’s a possible antidote, one a bit off the cat-beaten path. I noticed this critter on the window/wall of the comfort retailer behind my home. I needed to do a double-take, as a result of at first I assumed it was only a leaf that was caught to the floor. A more in-depth look revealed that it was a moth, one with a really intelligent little bit of camouflage that simply made it seem like an outdated leaf. Spectacular stuff.

And a bonus (Mark T). Because you appreciated Emmanuel a lot:

A second bonus:

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

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