Category Archives: Daily Digest

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    Daily Digest 10/20 – The Military Industrial Complex Has Won, Why Central Bankers Got Serious About Digital Cash

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    Tuesday, October 20, 2020, 1:39 PM

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    • Iran To Import North Korean missiles In 25-Year Military Deal With China (ms)
    • The Military Industrial Complex Has Won
    • Exhaled CO2 as COVID-19 infection risk proxy for different indoor environments and activities
    • Why Central Bankers Got Serious About Digital Cash
    • Parents overdose with 2-year-old daughter in the back seat
    • U.S. Renewable Energy Consumption Hits Record
    • Offshore Oil & Gas Poised For A Major Rebound
    • ConocoPhillips Doubles Down On The Permian Basin And Fracking With Concho Acquisition
    • As Oil Bankruptcies Surge, Vulture Investors Start Their Long Feast

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    Daily Digest 10/19 – Global Debt Implosion Coming, Stronger Than Steel, Able to Stop a Speeding Bullet

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    Monday, October 19, 2020, 8:01 AM

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    • Global Debt Implosion Coming – Egon Von Greyerz
    • Stronger Than Steel, Able to Stop a Speeding Bullet—It’s Super Wood!
    • The Coronavirus Pandemic Will Forever Alter the World Order
    • ‘I’m Still Unemployed’: Millions In Dire Situation As Savings Start To Run Out
    • Top US Cities Americans Are Leaving
    • Facebook and Twitter’s Intervention Highlights Dangerous New Double Standard
    • The “Titanic” Analogy You Haven’t Heard: Passively Accepting Oblivion
    • Letter from Indigenous Women

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    Daily Digest 10/16 – Good News Friday: Canada is Banning Single-Use Plastic Bags

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    Friday, October 16, 2020, 12:56 PM

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    • Community garden provides refugees with support and comfort through pandemic
    • Thousands Arrive in Hawaii on First Day Pre-Travel Testing
    • Shoppers Came Back To Department Stores In September, Lifting Retail Sales
    • The first room-temperature superconductor has finally been found
    • How Transparent Solar Panels and ‘Quantum Dots’ Could Make Skyscrapers Power Themselves
    • America’s Largest Solar-Panel Maker Leads the World in Panel Recycling–Recovering 95% of Materials
    • Canada is Banning Single-Use Plastic Bags, Straws, and Cutlery Next Year
    • Tasmanian devils reintroduced to mainland Australia after 3,000 years

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    Daily Digest 10/15 – Unemployment rate hits highest level in three years, Global methane hot spots has soared

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    Thursday, October 15, 2020, 6:51 AM

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    • Top World Bank Economist Says Financial Crisis Could Emerge From Pandemic (JW)
    • Unemployment rate hits highest level in three years
    • Fed Official Wonders Whether Treasury Market Can Handle Massive Issuance Alone
    • ‘The 25-cent solution’ would have prevented the COVID recession, says the most accurate forecaster
    • Top World Bank economist says coronavirus pandemic morphing into ‘major economic crisis’
    • OPEC Chief Assures Markets That Oil Prices Won’t Crash Again
    • The number of global methane hot spots has soared this year despite the economic slowdown

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    Daily Digest 10/9 – Good News Friday: Nobel Prizes For Genome and Black Hole Research, Ideas For Post-Covid Cities, Visualized

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    Friday, October 9, 2020, 7:14 AM

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    • It’s Getting Better and Worse at the Same Time
    • The Dangerous Approach of Living Without Purpose
    • In a pandemic-driven world, trust in science is rising
    • 2 Scientists Awarded Nobel Prize In Chemistry For Genome Editing Research
    • Physics Nobel Awarded for Black Hole Breakthroughs
    • A Choir Finds a Way to Sing. Just Ignore the Steering Wheel.
    • LeBron James joins ‘Breakfast of Champions’ along with Akron I Promise kids on next Wheaties box
    • From garden streets to bike highways: four ideas for post-Covid cities – visualised
    • The Winners of the 2020 Drone Photo Awards

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    Daily Digest 10/8 – How Uber and Lyft Are Buying Labor Laws, The “3rd Worlding” of America

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    Thursday, October 8, 2020, 7:10 AM

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    • Pence, Harris spar over COVID-19 in vice presidential debate
    • How Uber and Lyft Are Buying Labor Laws
    • Inside the Estonian CBDC Experiment That Could Shape the Digital Euro
    • Christopher Roach: The 3rd Worlding of America
    • We Spent A Year Investigating Police Dogs. Here Are Six Takeaways.
    • Palantir Stock: Peter Thiel’s Shiny Object Needs Money
    • Billionaire Trumpkin Peter Thiel “really enjoyed” meeting with prominent white nationalist
    • Work Zone Crashes Climb During Pandemic, Even as Traffic Ebbs
    • I Was Prescribed Trump’s Steroid. It Made Me Feel Invincible
    • No jab, no movement? UK MP pushes mandatory Covid-19 vaccination for travel, suggests army should oversee rollout
    • Illinois Has Had COVID-19 Outbreaks in 44 Schools but Won’t Say Where They’ve Occurred

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    Daily Digest 10/7 – Trump Stimulus Strategy Unclear, D.C. Reports Highest Coronavirus Caseload In Months

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    Wednesday, October 7, 2020, 6:30 AM

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    • Stocks fall after Trump tweets he’ll delay stimulus talks; move follows Fed’s Powell urging Congress to approve a robust plan
    • Trump’s erratic tweets on economic relief — over several hours — leave strategy unclear
    • Washington’s worst-kept secret
    • D.C. Reports Highest Coronavirus Caseload In Four Months
    • The F.D.A. releases stricter guidelines for vaccine developers after a holdup at the White House
    • Women, minorities rush to get concealed carry permits, up 34%
    • Reaching Immunity: A Private Summit of Epidemiologists Against Lockdowns (Video)
    • Hospitals Failing To Meet New COVID-19 Data Reporting Mandate To Get Warning Letters
    • ‘We Need to Take Away Children,’ No Matter How Young, Justice Dept. Officials Said
    • “Sociopathy”: Psychiatrist says Trump’s behavior “meets criteria for a locked psychiatric facility”
    • Making People Superfluous: Hannah Arendt On Ideology And Totalitarianism
    • Hurricane Delta Makes Landfall In Yucatan Peninsula, Then a Threat to U.S. Gulf Coast Late This Week

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    Daily Digest 10/6 – Nine Days In Wuhan, CA Fire Season Shatters Record With 4 Million Acres Burned

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    Tuesday, October 6, 2020, 11:49 AM

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    • Goldman’s chief economist breaks down why a Biden-led blue wave would prompt an upgrade in growth forecasts
    • Some gold with your gas and groceries? Costco enters the gold bullion market
    • Mothers’ Careers Are at Extraordinary Risk Right Now
    • SEC Raises Bar For Shareholder Resolutions
    • Gadfly Importance Key to Democratic CorpGov
    • John McAfee, Software Pioneer Who Fled the Law, Is Arrested in Spain
    • This Is How John McAfee Made USD 23m For Shilling ICOs (According to SEC)
    • I never thought I would leave America. But 2020 has me keeping my options open.
    • Lockdown: The New Totalitarianism
    • White House Is Not Tracing Contacts for ‘Super-Spreader’ Rose Garden Event
    • James Howard Kunstler: How Dare He Recover?!
    • Nine Days in Wuhan, the Ground Zero of the Coronavirus Pandemic
    • Our World In Data: Excess mortality during COVID-19: The raw number of deaths from all causes compared to previous years, United States
    • California fire season shatters record with more than 4 million acres burned

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    Daily Digest 10/5 – ‘No Place to Hide Anymore’ When the Stock Market Plunges, Adaptation Radicale and Collapsology

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    Monday, October 5, 2020, 7:59 AM

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    • There’s No Place to Hide Anymore When the Stock Market Plunges
    • The Daily 202: A dozen questions to gauge the political ramifications of Trump’s coronavirus diagnosis
    • Voters, voting rights groups sue Gov. Greg Abbott over order to close ballot drop-off locations
    • The Truth About Today’s Anarchists
    • Economic Prism: “In America Money Does Grow on Trees”
    • Campus Reform: Oregon State prof blames ‘White Christians’ for West Coast wildfires
    • Estimated Surface Decay of SARS-CoV-2 (virus that causes COVID-19)
    • The FDA-approved drug ivermectin inhibits the replication of SARS-CoV-2 in vitro
    • Physicists build circuit that generates clean, limitless power from graphene
    • Mystery of Chinese seeds near solved
    • Study found plastic in every seafood sample it analyzed
    • University Of Cumbria: Adaptation Radicale and Collapsology discussed in France

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    Daily Digest 10/3 – Futures And Global Markets Rattled After Trump Positive Test, Covid-19’s Stunningly Unequal Death Toll

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    Saturday, October 3, 2020, 7:30 AM

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    • Trump Tests Positive for Covid-19, and the World Shudders
    • US futures and global markets rattled after Trump tests positive for coronavirus
    • Britain is risking a car-crash Brexit of food shortages, another recession and isolation
    • The covid-19 recession is the most unequal in modern U.S. history
    • “No, Not Trump, Not Ever”: Second Debate Moderator Worked For Biden, Tweeted Resistance Screed
    • How One Piece of Hardware Took Down a $6 Trillion Stock Market
    • Texas governor restricts mail-in ballot drop-off locations
    • The Attack On Voting In The 2020 Elections
    • A 911 caller said a Latino man was kidnapping a white child. The toddler was his grandson
    • Covid-19’s stunningly unequal death toll in America, in one chart
    • N.Y.C.’s School Testing Plan May Miss Large Outbreaks, Study Finds
    • The data scientist exposing US white supremacists: ‘This is how you fight Nazis’
    • Millions of Americans risk losing power and water as massive, unpaid utility bills pile up
    • World’s richest 1% cause double CO2 emissions of poorest 50%, says Oxfam
    • How the oil industry made us doubt climate change

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