No matter occurred to the runaway goats of San Francisco? NPR (Chuck L)
‘The Loch Ness monster’ was photographed for second time in lower than week New York Put up (furzy). Bigfoot is subsequent!
Killing of uncommon bear in Italy sparks grief and outrage Telegraph (Kevin W)
Curious lion steals GoPro and takes it for a joyride YouTube (furzy)
Pentagon’s New UFO Web site Lets You Discover Declassified Sightings Information CNET
The Rediscovery Of Circadian Rhythms NOMEA (Micael T)
Quiet Quitting: Franz Kafka’s work-life imbalance BookForun
A shocking clarification for the worldwide decline of faith Huge Suppose (Micael T)
Q&A: What to Know Concerning the New BA 2.86 COVID Variant WebMD (furzy)
“We needed to make it like flu as a result of that was simpler, but it surely’s by no means going to be like flu,” Birx mentioned, explaining that Covid-19 is available in extra frequent waves, makes folks sicker, kills extra folks and may have longer-term issues comparable to lengthy Covid https://t.co/HGoW3GP4mb
— Dalia Hasan (@DaliaHasanMD) September 1, 2023
Treading Skinny Air: Geoff Mann on Uncertainty and Local weather Change London Evaluate of Books (Anthony L)
The summer time from hell was only a warning Politico
Burying Energy Strains Prevents Wildfires. However There’s a Price Wired (Kevin W)
As The U.S. Wages Battle On It China Reacts With Defiance Moon of Alabama (Kevin W)
1/5Amidst all of the current China-related doom and gloom, it would shock many once I say that I believe the PBoC is perhaps proper, and the remainder of this 12 months appear not almost as dangerous as the primary seven months. https://t.co/fVx9HgyMR4
— Michael Pettis (@michaelxpettis) September 2, 2023
The dangerous takes round this “new map” are so ridiculous, it is truly humorous.
Truth is that this “new” map is not new in any respect, there may be 0 new claimed territory right here, and there hasn’t been for many years.
Moreover Taiwan – which everybody is aware of about – the two most contentious areas are:– The… https://t.co/gW9hYyXwOp
— Arnaud Bertrand (@RnaudBertrand) September 2, 2023
Japan, S Korea, US nearer however not shut sufficient Asia Occasions (Kevin W)
Scottish colleges with crumbling concrete gained’t be shut, says SNP minister Telegraph (Kevin W)
Worldwide regulation at will: Kosovo, Crimea, Turkey — now Niger Japanese Angle (Micael T)
Making sense of the coup in Gabon Ken Opalo (Userfriendly)
It’s Untimely To Conclude That The Gabonese Coup Was Pushed By Anti-Imperialist Sentiment Andrew Korybko (Micael T)
New Not-So-Chilly Battle
EXCLUSIVE! Captured Ukrainian Troopers Communicate Out, Compelled to Take Medication To Struggle Redacted Information, YouTube. Inconceivable to confirm however hardly implausible. I heard from associates with spooky contacts many years in the past that our particular forces carry meth as a part of their kits to allow them to maintain touring or combating for >48 hours if needed.
Eliminating overseas mercenaries a prime precedence for Russia InfoBRICS
If Mediazona’s rely of Russian casualties in Ukraine is correct – and it most likely is – Russian losses tapered off over the month of August to the purpose they’re now hardly worse than American ones on the top of the Iraq Battle.
This implies the AFU is starting to break down. ⬇️ pic.twitter.com/ak5a6ZMq7T
— Armchair Warlord (@ArmchairW) September 2, 2023
Even when true, keep in mind Ukraine has launched two extra mobilizations, one for the following couple months, the second beginning over the later fall/winter. However how lengthy can barely skilled males stem the tide?
New Russia-baiting provocations from Latvia Gilbert Doctorow (Anthony L)
Poland closes largest refugee centre for Ukrainians Monetary Occasions
Sarmat on Fight Alert: Russia Prompts World’s Heaviest Nuclear ICBM Unit Army Watch
The Heritage Basis Urged We Type A Ukraine Technique. The Neocons Misplaced Their Minds The Federalist. Splits in the appropriate…
Intel RoundTable: Sustainable Peace in Ukraine Doable? Larry Johnson/Ray McGovern Decide Napolitano, YouTube
ISIS in Afghanistan exists, however the risk is overestimated Trendy Diplomacy (Micael T)
US pro-Israel teams in bitter feud over Netanyahu’s far-right authorities Guardian (Dr. Kevin)
Huge Brother is Watching You Watch
X, previously often called Twitter, will acquire consumer biometric knowledge, job and schooling historical past The Hill (Kevin W). Is Musk out to destroy his enterprise? He’s pushed off liberals. This can enrage proper wingers (and anybody sane). One more reason to tape over your digicam, in the event you haven’t already.
NYPD To Deploy Drones To Monitor Yard Events This Vacation Weekend Techspot. I hope somebody sues. In case your yard is enclosed, you could have an expectation of privateness.
FBI Hoovering Up DNA at a Tempo That Rivals China, Holds 21 Million Samples and Counting Intercept (Kevin W)
Imperial Collapse Watch
The Supreme Stupidity of the “Finish of Historical past” And Its Penalties Ian Welsh (Micael T)
The US Proxy Warriors Take away Their Masks Brad Pearce (Userfriendly)
What Do the BRICS Need? Co-Existence or Cooperation? Counterpunch
Falling Out of Love With America American Conservative
View from Turkey: In a New Order, China and Russia are the dominant poles Worldwide Affairs (Micael T)
Trump Is Prime Alternative for Practically 60% of GOP Voters Wall Avenue Journal. Lead story
McCarthy says he gained’t open impeachment inquiry with out Home vote The Hill. Wellie, the one counter-move I see right here is the Home GOP radicals who hate the struggle in Ukraine (amongst different issues) and have been already planning to power a shutdown to get their pet finances bête noires eliminated so as to add impeachment to their want record.
GOP Clown Automotive
GOP senators weigh ‘particular’ assembly on their management after McConnell’s freeze Politico
God Smashes Large Tree Into FL Governor’s Mansion Joe. My. God. (Paul R
Democrats en déshabillé
Former LA metropolis official will get 42 months in jail (and he’s simply the most recent Democrat to be busted) Legislation Enforcement Watch (Micael). Didn’t he get memo about ready for the revolving door payoffs?
Like It or Not, the Left Can’t Get Away From the Democrats Jacobin
Maine lawmaker needs to strengthen legal guidelines to prosecute neo-Nazis YouTube (furzy). Good, however does he notice that may choose up a few of our greatest buddy Ukrainians?
Police State Watch
Bodycam video reveals Ohio police fatally capturing pregnant black girl BBC. Horrible in addition to displays horrible police coaching. They may have simply simply shot out a tire.
L’affaire Jeffery Epstein
JPMorgan reported $1 BILLION of Jeffrey Epstein’s transactions as ‘suspicious’ to feds – however solely AFTER the intercourse predator’s loss of life, US Virgin Island claims in courtroom Day by day Mail (Kevin W)
Make the Wayback Machine the actual web Tom Scocca (Userfriendly). From July, nonetheless germane.
Mushroom pickers urged: Keep away from Amazon foraging books, look like written by AI Guardian (Paul R). Extra Skynet plotting.
AI powered hate speech moderation for Name of Responsibility voice chat ars technica (Paul R)
MIT Economist Daron Acemoğlu Takes on Huge Tech: “Our Future Will Be Very Dystopian” Der Speigal (furzy)
Paris says au revoir to rental e-scooters BBC (Kevin W)
Robinhood Purchased Again Sam Bankman-Fried’s Stake From US Authorities For $606 Million Cointelegraph
Personal funds sue to cease ‘illegal’ SEC disclosure guidelines Monetary Occasions (Kevin W)
US jobs knowledge raises hope of Goldilocks state of affairs as economic system cools Monetary Occasions. Do these writers notice what they’re saying???? The final time I heard the Goldilocks touchdown meme was 2007.
Surgeons Are Double and Triple Reserving Procedures That Residents Should Carry out Bloomberg (ma)
Tech billionaires behind $900M land seize launch web site defending secrecy SFGate (Paul R)
Billionaires’ Secretive Plan to Construct a New Metropolis Is Backfiring Bloomberg
Legislation-Abiding Immigrants: The Incarceration Hole Between Immigrants and the U.S.-Born, 1850–2020 Ran Abramitzky, Stanford College. Userfriendly: “This paper is sensible.”
Wonderful: Senate Democrats are blocking catastrophe assist from the US Authorities for Americans in dire want until it additionally consists of the billions extra for the struggle in Ukraine that the Biden WH needs.
Such an ideal microcosm of this social gathering. https://t.co/0yc83tOmh7
— Glenn Greenwald (@ggreenwald) September 1, 2023
Antidote du jour. Tracie H: “This gorgeous Black Topped Evening Heron was hanging out on the Sundown Aquatic Marina the place we used to stroll our Lab combine, Merlyn.”
And a bonus (Chuck L):
First faculty day.. 😅 pic.twitter.com/7mLsCbNwZK
— Buitengebieden (@buitengebieden) August 31, 2023
See yesterday’s Hyperlinks and Antidote du Jour right here.