Link 12/5/2021 | Naked Capitalism
Visualize the accumulation of man-made mass on the earth Visual capitalist
(Compared with biomass, Quantify here.)
Core concept: Green ammonia can produce a climate-friendly way to store energy and fertilize farms National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Stroking the chin:
Deciphering the Omicron competition: how many days, weeks, or months does it take? Fortunately for the Financial Times, our visionary political class has a strong non-pharmacological intervention system to protect us during the transition between mutation discovery and vaccine development. Lol, no, what am i thinking.
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COVID-19 mRNA vaccine immunogenicity in immunosuppressed individuals Journal of Infectious Diseases. Abstract: “These data indicate that the current COVID-19 mRNA vaccine regimen may not provide the best protection for immune-compromised individuals.”
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[I had the] The “mild to moderate” version of Covid. But this is not fun. I have a feeling of semi-consciousness, and my body knows that it is dealing with a new disease. I will feel good and then bad, wavy. The picture that came to my mind that week was in a room in a not-so-good hotel. Someone kept trying to open your door, locked it for a while, then gave up and left, only to come back and try again after a few hours. It feels as if Covid is returning repeatedly to try to lock. This is a feeling I have never felt about any other disease: I feel that Covid has intentions and that they are not benign.
Globally, Covid has not stopped coming back to try this door.
Horror film simile It seems appropriate.
Covid-19 and the safety net-from tension to maintenance NEJM. “In addition, the safety net system faces greater financial, labor, and technical pressures than other systems. [(!!!)], The transition to telemedicine and insufficient access to federal emergency funding are particularly sensitive to safety net providers that have historically been meager and have the fewest cash reserves. “The reader knows that I hate the safety net metaphor because it normalizes the concept of life as a tightrope walker. But I am sorry that the hospital lost some profits. Maybe there is another way forward?
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What is the protective effect of masks Max Planck Society:
Three meters is not enough to ensure protection. Even at that distance, an unvaccinated person can be infected with almost 100% certainty in less than 5 minutes while standing in the breath of a Covid-19 patient. This is bad news. The good news is that if both of them wear well-fitting medical masks, or even better FFP2 masks, the risk is greatly reduced.
Everyone needs to see this. The mask order is very effective. The effect is amazing. Effective before the vaccine is available. Effective in combination with vaccines. Effective through triangular waves. Wear a mask and support the regulations on wearing a mask. pic.twitter.com/9yu7Rcyp6J
— Mark Sumner (@Devilstower) December 2, 2021
Compliment one size fits all Boston Review
How does China’s “One Belt, One Road” link to Southeast Asia, regardless of political caution South China Morning Post. Station = real estate development.
Must prove that the Burmese army can’t win Foreign policy. There is only one way to do this, really.
Southeast Asia is at risk of heading towards the future of South America (PDF) Nikkei Asian Review
China-Iran strategic partnership: 40 years in the making Diplomat (Re Silc). Re Silc: “Go with the winner.”
Bennett and Biden: The honeymoon is over Tiquinolan
Chinese mining group looking for opportunities in Afghanistan What is the Financial Times, not opium?
American governor can improve England Sunday Times
……Eton School’s sports field:
The entire ruling class can really explain a lot in terms of sheer cruelty and abuse, can’t it? https://t.co/ibcMK0Rdxv
— Flying_Rodent (@flying_rodent) December 4, 2021
The entire thread is worth reading.
Europe’s energy security issues put it in a cold state War on the rock
New cold war
Barrett’s adoption issue caused a continuous storm in the media Jonathan Terry. I can’t figure out why:
It’s really one of the most disturbing things I have witnessed in a long time. A member of Congress attempted to overthrow Roe V Wade and deprive American women of their reproductive rights. Publicly call them “earth vessels sanctified by Almighty God.” Give me strength. pic.twitter.com/LvYM46GRVN
— Dr. Jennifer Cassidy (@OxfordDiplomat) December 3, 2021
This tweet confuses “American women” with all mankind. In Cauthorne’s belief system, they are all “earth ships.” despite this.
Harris’ allies want her to take over when the staff reshuffle is imminent politics. Willie Brown tells Harris She doesn’t have to do this. But here we are.
Alphaliner forecasts a record of $120B in profit for container carriers Maritime Executive
Our famous free media
CNN fired Chris Cuomo to investigate his efforts to help his brother New York Times. Massacre in nursing homes? Jack and the angels! Priorities….
Big contract, big acquisition, big pressure: college football coach wins the jackpot New York Times. One of the best things that can happen to “higher education” is to separate the football team and openly become what they already are in practice: profitable entities are plundered by insiders and rely entirely on cheap labor. If they want to keep their brand, they can sign a license agreement with the school. Go, “Team”. Please.
Empire Folding Watch
The downfall of fossil fuels may also be the downfall of the United States Adam Tooze, Foreign Policy
Thousands of Columbia University graduates who went on strike threatened to be replaced via email Weekly newspaper. e-mail:
Last night, Columbia University sent an email threatening to replace graduate workers (they are leading the largest strike in the United States) if they continue to strike for more than a week.
These workers engage in collective activities protected by the law. pic.twitter.com/JowZ4P1Kjk
-Lauren Carrie Gurley (@LaurenKGurley) December 3, 2021
The classic dean’s speech.
List of people who have called on Covid:
1. Some of us warned about the consequences of allowing SARS-CoV-2 to spread in January and February 2020. We are called alarmism. We warn that the coronavirus will evade immunity over time due to reduced immunity or virus evolution. We have now seen SARS-CoV-2.
— Adam Hamdy (@adamhamdy) December 4, 2021
No one is in a position of real power or authority. As we have seen.
Political economy of reaction Unpopular front
Drop by to Lewis, Vermont. Population: 0 Obscure Vermont
Winter trees as a gateway to vitality Marginal man
The animals that walked into my life-a collection of stories (Podcast) Dialogue, Australian Broadcasting System
Today’s antidote, bird (pass through):
See yesterday’s link and antidote du Jour here.