Jupiter: The Only Planet in our Solar System That Doesn’t Orbit the Sun Physics-Astronomy
Mississippi Lawmakers Trying To Take Over Jackson Water Funds, Federal Manager Warns Mississippi Free Press
Not long from now, maybe 5 or 10 years, when far more than a million people have died from COVID due to policymakers and economic elites insisting it was a bad cold in order to keep businesses open, people are going to look back and wonder, why didn’t they protect the vulnerable? https://t.co/eEw15DPHso
— Neoliberal John Snow (@NeoliberalSnow) February 5, 2023
Revealed: British government spied on Palestinian refugees Electronic Intifada
Biden’s ‘Sputnik moment’: Is China’s spy balloon political warfare? The Hill (Kevin W)
Chinese & American Hardliners Are Likely Responsible For Blinken Postponing His Trip To Beijing Andrew Korybko’s Newsletter
they buried the balloon at sea like Osama bin Laden 🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸
— Oedipa Maas (@bridgietherease) February 5, 2023
Russian Telegram channel “Fighterbomber” on the Chinese “spy balloon”. He’s usually very good on aviation topics but I don’t have the expertise to assess how correct he is here, so feel free to correct if something is off. pic.twitter.com/l5WmJkd1QC
— Russians With Attitude (@RWApodcast) February 3, 2023
PIVOT TO ASIA RAMPING UP OMINOUSLY Popular Resistance
New Not-So-Cold War
Realism, Bluff and Chinese Balloons: Who’s Afraid of F16s? Empire, Communication and NATO Wars
How Joe Biden’s Hubris Could Lead to a Multipolar World The Real Politick with Mark Sleboda
How a Network of Nazi Propagandists Helped Lay the Groundwork for the War in Ukraine CovertAction Magazine ht
GORDON HAHN: THE NATO-RUSSIAN UKRAINE WAR’S NEW, MOST DANGEROUS PHASE Natylie’s Place: Understanding Russia
US pledges longer-range ‘small-diameter bomb’ for Ukraine Defense News. Capable of striking nearly 100 miles into Russia.
The Arsenal of Democracy Isn’t imetatronink
South of the Border
The Born Loser The American Conservative. Nikki Haley
Ron DeSantis and the Third Wave of American Fascism Eudomonia & Co.
Imperial Collapse Watch
The failed US counterterror approach in Mozambique Responsible Statecraft. “Green Berets in a training-only mission to ‘prevent the spread of terrorism and violent extremism.’” Okay, sounds good.
Realignment and Legitimacy
The Neo-Nazi Hunter Next Door Rolling Stone (Kevin W)
GOP Clown Car
The African American Studies AP Debacle The American Prospect
Democrats en déshabillé
#BREAKING: In honor of #BlackHistoryMonth Miami Mayor Ponzi Postalita Francis Suarez just unveiled a Black History police cruiser with images of Africa all over it. #BecauseMiami pic.twitter.com/Mo5QYHeUVU
— Because Miami (@BecauseMiami) February 2, 2023
The ‘hard truth’ about staffing shortages: They aren’t going away Becker’s Hospital Review
Our No Longer Free Press
Rank-and-file Australians are so pathetically aligned with US interests in their opinions because we have the most concentrated media ownership in the western world — much of it by Murdoch, who has been intimately intertwined with with US government agencies for many decades.
— Caitlin Johnstone (@caitoz) February 5, 2023
New York joins anti-trust lawsuit against Google The Capitol Pressroom. Matt Stoller.
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