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Fats Bear Week 2022: The voting has began CNN

The dangers from derivatives have morphed FT

Bond Market Sees As soon as Straightforward Yield-Curve Bets Upended by Fed Path Bloomberg

Local weather

The Air Drive has launched its first plan to cut back its carbon footprint and adapt to local weather change NBC

Everybody Has the Incorrect Thought About EV-Transformed Traditional Automobiles Street and Monitor. Attention-grabbing nugget: “Nearly all conversions use Tesla powertrains and batteries. Why? As a result of individuals crash a LOT of Teslas, which means the availability of batteries and motors is plentiful.”

Micro molten salt reactor can match on a truck, energy 1k properties. When it’s constructed The Register


Wall Road Is Behind Jackson’s Water Disaster Lever Information


Molnupiravir plus regular care versus regular care alone as early therapy for adults with COVID-19 at elevated danger of opposed outcomes (PANORAMIC): preliminary evaluation from the UK randomised, managed open-label, platform adaptive trial SSRN. From the Summary: “On this preliminary evaluation, we discovered that molnupiravir didn’t cut back already low hospitalisations/deaths amongst increased danger, vaccinated adults with COVID-19 in the neighborhood, however resulted in quicker time to restoration, and lowered viral detection and cargo.” Oversold, then. From the FT: Merck Covid antiviral tablet didn’t minimize hospitalisation danger, examine finds (KLG). Commentary:

SARS-CoV-2 disrupts host epigenetic regulation by way of histone mimicry Nature. This one is so over my paygrade that I’m not even going to cite the Summary. Nature helpfully paywalled the popularization. Here’s a thread from the authors’ lab:

Fashionable amongst individuals for whom this form of factor is widespread. Readers?

Ocugen obtains unique license for nasal Covid-19 vaccine to enrich Covaxin Philadelphia Enterprise Journal

CDC to cease reporting every day COVID-19 instances, shifting to weekly reviews The Hill. “With smaller testing we’d present fewer instances!” –Donald Trump, June 23, 2020.

CDC’s Covid-19 Vaccine v-safe Information Launched Pursuant to Courtroom Order (press launch) ICAN, by way of Enterprise Insider. For pre-populated fields (e.g. dropdowns, i.e. inside paradigm) however not textual content fields (out of paradigm, by definition).

CDC, WHO, Uganda to host regional assembly as Ebola spreads AP. Useful chart:


Can Xi Jinping Reopen China? International Affairs

Xinjiang’s cotton harvest is right here, however the place is the frenzied shopping for? South China Morning Put up

Why the Rising-Markets Canine Didn’t Chunk But John Authers. Bloomberg

The Koreas

South Korean Protection Sources Specific Issues About Unreliable F-35 Fighters The Diplomat

South Korean missile fails throughout mixed weapons check with US forces: Seoul NK Information

Actual Property Value Dropping at Document Tempo: Information The Blue Roof

Expensive Previous Blighty

How would three-hour energy cuts work if enacted in Nice Britain? Guardian

Authorities Isn’t Telling Folks To Curb Vitality Use Regardless of New Blackout Warnings Politics House

Within the Coronary heart of the Tory Id Disaster Tribune. Commentary:

Financial institution of England says pension funds have been hours from catastrophe earlier than it intervened CNBC

European Disunion

The Large Fuel Area That Europe Can’t Use Bloomberg. Groningen, the Netherlands.

France’s nuclear power technique — as soon as its delight and pleasure — faces huge issues this winter CNBC

There is perhaps a metaphor right here:

New Not-So-Chilly Warfare

Zelensky requires ‘pre-emptive’ strike towards Russia in speech to Lowy Institute Information.com. The quote:

[ZELENSKY:] However what’s vital, I as soon as once more enchantment to the worldwide group, as I did earlier than February 24 – we want pre-emptive strikes, in order that they’ll know what’s going to occur to them in the event that they use nukes, and never the opposite method round

Don’t look forward to Russia’s nuclear strikes, after which say, ‘Oh, since you probably did this, take that from us!’ Rethink the best way you apply strain. That is what NATO ought to do – rethink the order through which it applies strain [on Russia].”

Zelensky’s workers compelled to make clear assertion after president suggests ‘preemptive strike’ on Russia Kyiv Impartial. What’s to make clear?

Poland Escalates Warfare in Europe with Nuclear Bomb Menace to Kremlin John Helmer

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Joe Biden warns Vladimir Putin is ‘not joking’ about nuclear menace FT.

Escalation Administration and Nuclear Employment in Russian Navy Technique Warfare on the Rocks. From September, nonetheless germane.

Frank speak with Biden on Ukraine might assist Indian Punchline

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Why Elon Musk is true Accountable Statecraft

Memo to Elon Musk: Solely Ukrainian victory can cease Vladimir Putin The Atlantic Council

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Nord Stream investigation finds proof of detonations, Swedish police say Reuters

US Media Held Murdered Russian Journalist to a Harmful Normal FAIR

Nobel Peace Prize Collectively Awarded to Belarus Rights Activist, Russian and Ukrainian Teams Bloomberg

Biden Administration

US says ‘nothing off desk’ in response to Opec+ oil cuts FT

The Radical Plans To Counter Excessive Oil Costs OilPrice.com

Federal prosecutors weighing fees on two fronts in Hunter Biden investigation CNN


‘Not an Straightforward Villain’: Documentary Tackles Healthcare’s Huge Hospital Drawback MedPage Right now

Medicare open enrollment is on the horizon. Right here’s what 5 main payers have deliberate Fierce Healthcare

Police State Watch

The maddening irrelevance of Charlie Vaughn’s innocence Radley Balko

The Courtroom of Mass Incarceration (PDF) Rachel E. Barkow, CATO Institute. “One out of each 52 individuals in the USA is below some type of prison justice supervision (akin to probation or parole). In some states and communities, the charges are even increased. In Georgia, for instance, one out of each 18 individuals is on probation or parole. We are actually residing in a rustic the place one out of each three adults in America has a prison report.”

The Proper Stuff customers declare they have been contacted by FBI after utilizing the conservative courting app Impartial

Provide Chain

Moody’s revises outlook for world transport trade to destructive Hellenic Delivery Information

Class Warfare

ATDA Members Ratify Freight Rail Settlement Railway Age. A small union.

IdPol passes in all places (Rev Kev):

Working From House Is Not an City Escape Hatch Bloomberg

McDonald’s Employees Are Begging Folks To Cease Ordering Grownup Pleased Meals Kotaku

Antidote du jour (by way of):

Bonus antidotes from AC: “Grey and Pearl sporting their orange coats throughout looking season,
and the identical canine within the winter. Pearl actually appreciated that coat”:

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

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