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Wild animals evolving a lot sooner than beforehand thought ANU (resilc)
Uncommon neutron star spinning each 76 seconds found in stellar graveyard PhysOrg (Kevin W)
Dene filmmaker turned away from Cannes pink carpet for sporting moccasins CBC (William T)
A US Authorities Company Unintentionally Revealed The Strategic Hazard Of GMO Crops One World (Micael T). This appears to be extra about quasi monoculture danger however GMO seeds do facilitate supply.
The Nice Debasement Pill Journal (Anthony L)
I’m in a lot of teams for extra-Covid cautious/excessive danger of us like me, and within the final two weeks there’s been a major uptick in posts from individuals saying the identical factor:
They’re Covid+ and the one place that they might have been uncovered was at an OUTDOOR gathering.
— Stephanie Tait ♿️ (@StephTaitWrites) May 26, 2022
— Anthony J Leonardi, PhD, MS (@fitterhappierAJ) May 30, 2022
Beijing man sends 5,000 individuals into quarantine after breaking Covid isolation Guardian (resilc)
How China’s lockdown insurance policies are crippling the nation’s financial system Monetary Instances. “They might say that, now wouldn’t they?”
Hong Kong’s Omicron disaster: ‘It took simply 10 days for everybody to be contaminated’ BBC (resilc)
Covid-weary Individuals enter Memorial Day with little effort to comprise a still-raging pandemic Washington Publish (resilc). Communicate for your self! I chilled out and wore a masks the only a few instances I used to be with individuals. But it surely helps to be a chronically overworked introvert.
Big Deep Ocean Turbine Trial Affords Hope of Limitless Inexperienced Energy Bloomberg (David L)
Local weather Change Is Creating Ghost Forests YouTube
Plastic Recycling Doesn’t Work and Will By no means Work Atlantic (resilc)
Vanuatu declares local weather emergency Bangkok Publish (furzy)
Chinese language Researchers Publish Technique to Destroy Elon Musk’s Starlink Gizmodo (Dr. Kevin)
What a shrinking China means for the world Asia Instances (resilc)
UN’s Bachelet wraps up Xinjiang journey with out seeing the place China locks up Uyghur activists Politico and US ‘involved’ after UN human rights chief visits China Agence France-Presse (furzy) v. By making an attempt to stress Bachelet, the US and West are unable to create an ‘iron curtain’ of human rights: World Instances editorial World Instances. Notice I’ve had Western businessmen who’ve had manufacturing operations in China nearly from the minute it was let into the WTO and for whom it isn’t of their industrial curiosity to talk up, inform me that the Chinese language are working Uighur jail camps and the numbers incarcerated will not be small. Nevertheless, it is usually potential that China obtained all the pieces tidied up for look’s sake earlier than the Bachelet go to, as in issues weren’t hidden by denying her entry however by distributing the detainees and guards quickly to different locations in China.
Samoa indicators ‘collaboration’ pact with China Bangkok Publish (furzy)
1B Meth Capsules: East, Southeast Asia Drug Business Hits Ominous Peak The Diplomat (resilc)
New Not-So-Chilly Struggle
Empire Solves Ukraine’s Nazi Drawback With A Brand Change Caitlin Johnstone (Dr. Kevin)
Ukraine is a millstone round Europe’s neck Indian Punchline (Kevin W)
Six million properties might face winter energy cuts as a result of vitality shortages – report Sky Information
Russia suspends gasoline deliveries to Dutch dealer GasTerra Al Jazeera (Kevin W)
EU admits impression of two/3 Russian gasoline lower ‘not assessed’ EURActiv
Oil breaches $120 a barrel as petrol and diesel costs soar Monetary Instances (Kevin W)
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“The techniques chosen are right, however they don’t present for fast victories”: Colonel-Normal Georgy Shpak on the progress of the particular operation RT. See unique right here.
Ukraine Bits: Russian Artillery – Counter Assaults – New Missile Techniques Moon of Alabama
I need to confess I’m solely 12 minutes into this section, however even simply that half has some eye-opening takes on Russia’s progress in Ukraine. I need to slap my brow about not appreciating the complete significance of the famed unmolested 40 km line of tanks and armored autos:
Russia Strikes into Severodonetsk, Ukraine Suffers Heavy Losses in Kherson, EU Cut up on Russia Oil Ban Alexander Mercouris, YouTube
AL-QAEDA ALREADY SELLING U.S. JAVELINS IN IDLIB FOR $15K A POP Bitchute (Kevin W) Admittedly just one however hardly unreasonable to imagine extra.
Kremlin divulges Eurobond cost association much like gas-for-rubles system TASS
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Georgia’s breakaway area of South Ossetia ditches referendum on becoming a member of Russia France24 (furzy)
Russia, Ukraine & the Legislation of Struggle: Crime of Aggression Scott Ritter, Consortium Information
WHAT I GOT WRONG AND WHY Patrick Armstrong
On Memorial Day, let’s get the 900 US Troops out of Syria and away from any Struggle with Russia or Iran Juan Cole
Massive Brother is Watching You Watch
Clearview AI fined in UK for illegally storing facial photographs BBC
A Face Search Engine Anybody Can Use Is Alarmingly Correct New York Instances
Imperial Collapse Watch
Tackling the controversial NGO regulation Bangkok Publish. Lambert:
As readers know, I’ve adopted protests and insurrections around the world, beginning with the Arab spring. NGOs funded by overseas powers have been concerned in all these occasions relying on native circumstances (in Hong Kong, little or no; in Jap Europe and the Balkans, lots). NGOs are an expression of soppy energy by the States that fund them (and typically not-so-soft, as we see in Ukraine). As such, it’s pure for any State involved with preserving its sovereignty to control them. The pretense that NGOs are an expression of common (i.e., Western) values must be dropped solely. And don’t get me began on the NGOs in the USA.
In case you missed it. Notice additionally that the White Home introduced that Fiji was the primary to hitch the Indo-Pacific Financial Framework, which it introduced unilaterally and Fiji (at the very least as of Sunday night) had stated no such factor:
Fiji isn’t anybody’s yard — we’re part of a Pacific household. And our best concern isn’t geopolitics — it’s local weather change.
— Frank Bainimarama (@FijiPM) May 27, 2022
Is the US actually dedicated to its new Indo-Pacific financial initiative? ASPI Strategist (Robert C)
No Surprises Act Blocked 2 Million Medical Payments in 2 Months: Report WebMD (furzy)
Pentagon below stress to guard abortion entry The Hill
Journey Assist for Out-of-State Abortions Is Already Drying Up Bloomberg
Scoop: PAC to spend $1M to oust ‘Squad’ member Tlaib Politico (Chuck L)
U.S. marks Memorial Day weekend with at the very least 11 mass shootings MSN (resilc)
“We Can not Sanitize These Killings”: Information Media Considers Breaking Grimly Routine Protection of Mass Shootings Self-importance Honest (Dr. Kevin)
The Science Is Clear: Gun Management Saves Lives Scientific American. Resilc: “USA USA solely cares if unborn college students are murdered within the classroom.”
Handguns: Canada proposes full freeze on possession BBC (furzy)
The Texas Legislation That Has Banks Saying They Don’t ‘Discriminate’ In opposition to Weapons New York Instances
Our No Longer Free Press
Ten Instances Empire Managers Confirmed Us That They Need To Management Our Ideas Caitlin Johnstone
Starvation video games: How the world’s farmers have turn into collateral victims of sanctions in opposition to Russia RT (Kevin W)
Eurozone inflation hits report 8.1% Monetary Instances
How San Diego secured its water provide, at a value ABC (ma)
Whereas we wrestle to afford meals and gas, the elite gathered at Davos/WEF to debate how we must be allowed to dwell our lives. Their totalitarian dream of a so-called “Nice Reset” the place individuals personal nothing and are tracked/monitored with each step, should be condemned by us all.
— Tulsi Gabbard 🌺 (@TulsiGabbard) May 31, 2022
How Starbucks ‘Connection Scores’ go away staff on the whims of consumers NBC (furzy)
Hundreds are estimated to be residing on the streets only a few miles from gates of Disney World Every day Mail (resilc)
Unlawful Immigration Is Down, Altering the Face of California Farms New York Instances (resilc)
Walmart to start America’s first large-scale drone operation in 6 states Axios (Tom H). I recall that property homeowners have air rights as much as a sure top, and subsequently a drone going over your property too low = trespassing. However that doesn’t provide the proper to shoot a drone (until you possibly can maybe argue you thought it posed a risk to security….)
World’s high graduates get new UK visa choice BBC. Resilc: “Not value as a lot with Brexit.”
Twilight of Tech Gods: period ends with recession, inventory market crash, layoffs Enterprise Insider (Kevin W)
Antidote du jour (furzy, from Pattaya Information):
See yesterday’s Hyperlinks and Antidote du Jour right here.