With Forests Gone, Elephants Wreak Havoc in India Vice (resilc)

For 15 Years Sweden Thought Enemy Submarines Had been Invading Its Territory. It Turned Out To Be Herring Farts IFLScience

Mysterious object falls from sky onto Navajo Nation: Was it from area? Or is there a extra earthly rationalization? USA As we speak (David L)

One other Characteristic of the Local weather Disaster Is Extra—and Extra Extreme—Illness Esquire (David L, resilc)

The best way we prepare AI is essentially flawed MIT Know-how Evaluate (David L) Vital.

This 2-Acre Vertical Farm Out-Produces 750 Acre ‘Flat Farms’ Forbes

Hidden world of micro organism and fungi found on Leonardo da Vinci’s drawings LiveScience

Boy Scouts: At the least 92,000 have filed intercourse abuse claims towards the Boy Scouts, authorized crew says CNN (UserFriendly). From earlier within the week, nonetheless germane.

All Your Genes Are Belong To Us NPR (David L)

#COVID-19

Gov. Cuomo wins Emmy for ‘masterful’ coronavirus briefings throughout early pandemic Syracuse. Bob: “The second worst man in America will get a fucking Emmy for “informing” folks.”

Science/Drugs

Arthritis drug efficient in treating sickest COVID-19 sufferers Imperial School

Lengthy COVID: let sufferers assist outline long-lasting COVID signs Nature

UK/Europe

UK sourced PPE from factories secretly utilizing North Korean slave labour Guardian (David L)

US. Chuck L: “Right here in MN, a four week lockdown begins at midnight.”

After Huge Thanksgiving Dinners, Plan Small Christmas Funerals, Well being Specialists Warn MississippiFreePress (William T)

We Should Cancel Thanksgiving,’ Says CDC Scientist Who Appears Suspiciously Like A Turkey In A Lab Coat Babylon Bee (BC)

U.S.-Canadian border closure prolonged via Dec. 21 Fox5NY

At New York’s Hospitals, Employees Brace for One other COVID Wave: ‘We Know What’s Coming’ THE CITY

Are Covid Sufferers Gasping ‘It Isn’t Actual’ As They Die? Wired

Iowa’s Covid Wave and the Limits of Private Accountability Wired (resilc)

Berkeley professor sparks outrage by evaluating Trump supporters with an ‘indifference’ to COVID to Germans who ‘ignored and profited from the Holocaust’ Every day Mail

Gradual Bleed Heisenberg Report (resilc)

How Many Individuals Are About to Die? Atlantic (TonyAI)

AICPA Says Present IRS Penalty Reduction Measures Are Not Sufficient CPA Apply Advisor

Finance/Economic system

An ‘Electrifying’ Economist’s Information to the Restoration New York Occasions (David L)

Hazard Pay Was Only a Model Train New Republic

Carnival Cruise boss banks on security measures BBC

China?

New US Indo-Pacific fleet ‘could be akin to grabbing China by the throat’, analyst says South China Morning Put up (Vikas S). Elevated incentive to complete the Belt & Highway Initiative.

Brexit

I don’t assume the PM is aware of’: Boris Johnson and the Brexit endgame Monetary Occasions

UK getting ready to complete bilateral commerce deal below Biden administration Inside Commerce

Huge Brother Boris bans the combustion engine and right here is why it gained’t work DriveTribe (resilc)

Former Mexican protection chief will return house a free man after U.S. drops drug expenses Battle Is Boring. BC: “I can solely think about the backstory right here.”

Underneath a Divisive Peace, Wartime Rifts Hobble Hope in Bosnia New York Occasions

Syraqistan

CENTCOM Chief Warns of Iranian ‘Escalatory Spiral’ Antiwar.com (resilc)

‘Night time of the beating’: particulars emerge of Riyadh Ritz-Carlton purge Guardian

Hardline Pakistani spiritual chief Khadim Rizvi dies Al Jazeera (resilc)

Trump Transition

Trump administration revives speak of motion on birthright citizenship The Hill

US terminates Jonathan Pollard’s parole, ex-spy free to journey to Israel Occasions of Israel. Kevin W: “The intelligence group is not going to be blissful about this. Which might be why Trump is doing it.”

Spokesman: Trump’s eldest son exams optimistic for coronavirus Related Press

Trump Pronounces Issuance of Two ‘Groundbreaking Guidelines’ to Decrease Drug Costs Sputnik (Kevin W)

2020

Will The Trump Staff Show A International Conspiracy or Will Dominion Sue For Defamation? Jonathan Turley (Chuck L)

A Easy Idea of Why Trump Did Effectively New York Occasions (furzy). Gah. What number of weeks after the election, and somebody lastly notices “materials concrete advantages”?

Extra conservatives break with Trump over election claims The Hill

A Bogus Dispute Is Doing Actual Harm Wall Avenue Journal

Biden

Ten Overseas Coverage Fiascos Biden Can Repair on Day One (and Ought to) Medea Benjamin and Nicholas J.S. Davies

Staff Biden’s Left Derangement Syndrome Sardonicky (UserFriendly)

Emily Murphy Must Do Her Job, Start Presidential Transition to Joe Biden Esquire

Our Famously Free Press

FBI and DOJ ready takedown of “Iranian” American Herald Tribune web site with years of authorized chicanery Greyzone Undertaking

A newly-released authorities evaluate makes the case for scrapping the obligatory tremendous enhance and specializing in house possession as an alternative Enterprise Insider Australia. Kevin W: “Simply off to bang my head towards the keyboard a coupla occasions now.”

Economics in a Put up-Pandemic World Undertaking Syndicate (David L)

Oil Majors Are Paying The Worth For Investing In Renewables OilPrice

A Inventory Market Bubble? It’s Extra Like a Fireplace Wall Avenue Journal (David L)

Class Warfare

Reform Doesn’t Should Price Votes IMF Weblog. UserFriendly: “God, that is evil.”

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