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The Asteroid that Killed the Dinosaurs Spawned a Monster Tsunami Gizmodo
Growing Developments James Howard Kuntsler (Lee)
The Stagflationary Debt Disaster Is Right here Nouriel Roubini Challenge Syndicate
How a New ‘Nice Struggle of Africa’ Is Raging Below the Cowl of a Media BlackoutThe Telegraph
La Niña’s Shock Return Suggests Essential Particulars Are Lacking in Local weather Fashions Science Alert
Wall Road is Behind Jackson’s Water Disaster The Lever
What’s protected beneath the Clear Water Act? The Supreme Courtroom is about to determine Grist
Neurogenesis is disrupted in human hippocampal progenitor cells upon publicity to serum samples from hospitalized COVID-19 sufferers with neurological signs Molecular Psychiatry
Turkish Authorities Strikes to Carry Essential Opposition Chief’s Immunity Balkan Perception
Netanyahu assaults US over Israel-Lebanon maritime border deal Al-Monitor
Iraq: Sadrists assault rival factions in Basra to choke off their funds Center East Eye
Power disaster feared by Europe lengthy a actuality in Iraq AFP
Stress on Germany as power crunch revives EU divisions over joint debt Reuters
Patrick Lawrence: The West—Technocrats, Incompetents, Ideologues Scheerpost
Liz Truss’s speech: PM to say disruption might be price it for development BBC (Kevin W)
Can ‘Peanuts’ Save Shanghai’s Covid-ravaged Retail Gross sales and Economic system? SCMP
China on track to elude US chip-making tools bans Asia Instances
New Not-So-Chilly Struggle
Saudi Arabia and Russia plan deep oil cuts in defiance of US FT
Might Russia Use Nukes in Ukraine? Mark Sleboda vs. Might the US Use Nukes in Ukraine?
Our Nuclear Choices Nationwide Overview
US Denies Ukraine’s Request for Lengthy-Vary Missiles in Newest Arms Present Protection One
How the Struggle in Ukraine Ends Benjamin Studebaker
Ukraine’s ambassador to Germany will not be having it. pic.twitter.com/JA1Cq2nr0m
— Vera Bergengruen (@VeraMBergen) October 3, 2022
This isn’t a joke. American think-tankers are *significantly* claiming that Musk is Putin’s envoy.
And that Elon simply delivered Putin’s peace proposal over Twitter.
We. are. not. a. severe. nation. https://t.co/rFfjCgavrT
— Clint Ehrlich (@ClintEhrlich) October 4, 2022
Hours after being blasted for parroting Putin’s propaganda, Elon Musk says he’s ‘clearly’ pro-Ukraine and says SpaceX has spent $80 million on Starlink within the nation Enterprise Insider
It’s Solely a Conspiracy Principle when It Accuses the US Authorities Caitlin Johnstone (Kevin W)
South Korea’s Famed Chiron Missile Techniques Will Quickly Guard Ukrainian Airspace – Studies Army Watch Journal
North Korea conducts longest-range missile check but over Japan Reuters
US Warns Burkina Faso Coup Leaders on Russia AFP
Russia-India hall now goes east, center and west RailFreight
Trump asks Supreme Courtroom to intervene in Mar-a-Lago paperwork case Politico
Donald J. Trump v. United States of America The complete utility earlier than the USSC.
Realignment and Legitimacy
Practically Half the Nation Now Has Severe Doubts in regards to the FBI The Hill “Approval of the FBI is highest amongst voters with annual incomes above $200,000”
It was by no means an actual “worry” grounded in coverage critique, it was only a partisan assault on Trump. Hillary performed up “TRUMP WILL START WORLD WAR III” in 2016 whilst she referred to as for a No Fly Zone in Syria. They’ve at all times supported pro-WWIII coverage beneath the appropriate political circumstances https://t.co/qBV7pgQgyv
— Michael Tracey (@mtracey) October 4, 2022
Imperial Collapse Watch
Choose Finds Sailor Not Responsible in Fireplace That Destroyed $1.2B Warship Protection One
F-35A fighters operationally unready 234 instances over 18-month interval: lawmaker Yonhap
Democrats en déshabillé
The Democracy: How the Nation’s Oldest Political Celebration Discovered to Suppose Small The Baffler
What the fuck are you writing a e-book for? You didn’t accomplish shit but
— Revolutionary Blackout Community🥋 (@SocialistMMA) October 4, 2022
Police State Watch
LAPD Officer Killed in Coaching ‘Accident’ Was Investigating Gang Rape by 4 Different Officers Jezebel
New Yorkers can now search for the information of police they encounter Gothamist
If You Can’t Afford a Lawyer, One Will Be Appointed for You. Or Possibly Not. Medium
Our Famously Free Press
So @thehill’s new homeowners are simply brazenly banning all content material crucial of Israeli authorities insurance policies. And all of it started with firing @kthalps.
The place are the “cancel tradition” warriors? 🦗🦗🦗 pic.twitter.com/5reB2kpZzj
— rafael shimunov (@rafaelshimunov) October 4, 2022
Why We Ought to All Be Nervous About ‘Chokepoint Capitalism’ Time
Housing Market in Chaos on 2008 Crash Anniversary (video) Breaking Factors (Flora)
Our Well being and Security Are Not a Precedence Right here: Why Refresco Staff Unionized Actual Information Community
The previous three(-ish) weeks in US unions, September Tenth-October 2nd, 2022 Who Will get the Hen?
Groves of Academe
A Pandemic-Period Minimize With a Hidden Value Tag: Personal faculties slashed retirement contributions to their workers by $729 million in 2020 Chronicle of Greater Schooling
Elon Flips the Script Platformer
In 1978, Mark Gubin painted this on his roof. His constructing is subsequent to the airport in Milwaukee. It’s nonetheless complicated passengers to this present day. pic.twitter.com/xXiDwjclzO
— jim rose circus (@jimrosecircus1) October 4, 2022
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