Category Archives: Daily Digest

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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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    Daily Digest 10/2 – Good News Friday: Overlooked Variable Is Key to Pandemic, A Smarter Fall Cleanup

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    Friday, October 2, 2020, 6:45 AM

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    • Laughter May Be Effective Medicine for These Trying Times
    • This Overlooked Variable Is the Key to the Pandemic
    • How to Talk to a Friend Who ‘Doesn’t See the Point’ in Voting This Year
    • Watch Adorable 5-Week-Old Panda Cub Crawl to Its Mother in National Zoo Video
    • Why Male Baboons Benefit From Female Friends
    • A Smarter Fall Cleanup
    • Mayors of 12 Major Cities Commit to Divest From Fossil Fuel Companies, Invest in Green and Just Recovery from COVID-19 Crisis
    • An Ancient Town Submerged: Hasankeyf Underwater

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    Daily Digest 10/1 – The Countries With the Most Military Spending, What’s Ahead After End Of Early Stimulus

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    Thursday, October 1, 2020, 6:41 AM

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    • Our Finite World: Reaching the End of Early Stimulus – What’s Ahead?
    • Disney is laying off 28,000 employees as pandemic hammers its theme parks
    • Global Food Shortages Are Becoming Very Real, And US Grocery Store Chains Are Preparing For Worst Case Scenarios
    • Visual Capitalist: Charting the $1.7B Transfer of Military Equipment to Police Departments
    • Mapped: The Countries With the Most Military Spending
    • Democratic Sweep Will Unleash New $7 Trillion Fiscal Stimulus
    • James Howard Kunstler: Civil War 2.0: “The Country Is Now Out Of Its Mind”
    • An Epic Moment of National Shame: The Debate Was an Embarrassment for the Ages
    • American Thinker: Two Crucial Things Emerged From The First Presidential Debate
    • The Bad Daddy: Talking to kids about the protests, riots, and looting.
    • Kym Robinson: The Individual Against The Odds
    • Excess Mortality Data Shows Trump Is Lying About Covid-19 Being More Deadly in Europe
    • Denmark Nears Pre-COVID Normality: No Masks Or Distancing In Schools, Just Common Sense
    • Chief Science Officer for Pfizer Says “Second Wave” Faked on False-Positive COVID Tests, “Pandemic Is Over”
    • Australian develops effective Triple Therapy to treat COVID-19
    • Trump issues fresh rare earth mining executive order
    • Today’s Energy Predicament – A Look at Some Charts
    • Restaurant owners left reeling as Glass Fire devastates Wine Country

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    Daily Digest 9/30 – The Trouble With America’s Water, How A Secret Catholic Society Took Over SCOTUS

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    Wednesday, September 30, 2020, 5:38 AM

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    • The Election Has Already Been Hijacked & The Winner Decided: ‘We, The People’ Lose
    • Brooklyn Voters Receive Absentee Ballot Envelopes With Wrong Voter Names And Addresses
    • Why Does Everyone in America Think They’re Middle Class?
    • Veteran, War Hero, Defendant, Troll
    • I Lived Through Collapse. America Is Already There.
    • The Fed Has Given Big Business A Huge Advantage
    • Charles Hugh Smith: Helicopter Money And The End Of Taxes
    • NY Attorney General Says Cops Should Stop Making Traffic Stops, Ignore Warrants
    • Minneapolis City Council Backtracking On Pledge To Dismantle PD Amid Spike In Crime
    • The Court of God: How a Catholic Secret Society Took Over SCOTUS
    • South Korean-Built Mini Nuclear Reactors That “Won’t Melt Down” Approved For US
    • ‘We’ve always known ours was contaminated’: the trouble with America’s water

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    Daily Digest 9/29 – 2020 Temps Tie For Record Hottest, Are Our Rituals Of “Prosperity” Increasingly Meaningless?

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    Tuesday, September 29, 2020, 9:23 AM

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    • IRS may put cryptocurrency question at the top of 1040 to catch cheaters
    • Eighteen Million Meals: A Look Inside New York City’s Emergency Food Aid Stockpile
    • The return of CHAZ: Riots in Seattle lead to looting
    • Goodbye To All That: Are Our Rituals Of “Prosperity” Increasingly Meaningless?
    • The World’s Space Agencies Are on a Quest to Deflect a (Harmless) Asteroid
    • O.U.R. Receives $150,000 to $350,000 in PPP Funds
    • The Students Left Behind By Remote Learning
    • Out There, Nobody Can Hear You Scream
    • Dr. Malcom Kendrick: False positive tests
    • Record fish kill at Lake Norman tops 7,000
    • May 2020: Global temperatures tie for record hottest

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    Daily Digest 9/28 – The ‘Disruption’ Con, The Road To Nowhere

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    Monday, September 28, 2020, 7:52 AM

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    • Stephen Roach says that negative net domestic saving in the US and a soaring current-account deficit will weaken the greenback fast
    • Cruise Critic: ‘Urgent Need for Ships to Start Sailing’ from Florida, Federal Maritime Commission Says
    • Why Silicon Valley CEOs are such raging psychopaths
    • The disruption con: why big tech’s favourite buzzword is nonsense
    • Inside eBay’s Cockroach Cult: The Ghastly Story of a Stalking Scandal
    • Charles Hugh Smith: The Road To Nowhere – Whatever Can’t Be Politicized Ceases To Exist
    • Highly-Educated Americans Are By Far The Most Closed-Minded; Gallup
    • USA Watchdog: Evil Covid Lies & People Died – Chris Martenson
    • Twenty-one states are reporting increased Covid-19 cases as experts warn of a fall surge
    • Forecasting Intelligence: Herd Immunity And The Politics Of Recovery
    • Nuclear plants in Arabian Sea face tsunami risk
    • Mexican farmers revolt over sending water to US during drought
    • Trump Administration Moves To Expand Development In Alaska’s Tongass National Forest

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    Daily Digest 9/26 – Bezos Breaks His Climate Pledge, How the Pandemic Will Finally End

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    Saturday, September 26, 2020, 7:04 AM

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    • How Do You Know If You’re Living Through the Death of an Empire?
    • SEC Raises Bar for Shareholder Resolutions
    • Stakeholder Capitalism Gets a Report Card. It’s Not Good.
    • At Pentagon, Fears Grow That Trump Will Pull Military Into Election Unrest
    • ‘There will be an orderly transition’: McConnell dismisses Trump’s refusal to commit to peaceful transfer
    • We Aren’t Nationally Mourning The 200,000 COVID-19 Victims Because If We Did It Would Be A Reckoning
    • Among people of color asked to join Covid-19 vaccine trials, worries about inequities run deep
    • Comparative experimental evidence on compliance with social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic
    • Here’s How the Pandemic Finally Ends
    • Bezos breaks his climate pledge
    • Why dangerous ‘forever chemicals’ are allowed in US drinking water

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    Daily Digest 9/25 – Good News Friday: How ‘Friluftsliv’ Could Help Us This Winter, Vaccine Advances Spark Optimism

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    Friday, September 25, 2020, 6:54 AM

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    • Judge says 2020 census must continue for another month
    • Johnson & Johnson’s Vaccine Advances, Sparking Optimism in Race
    • Coronavirus patient Richard Misior leaves hospital COVID-19 ward after six months
    • France doubles paid paternity leave to 28 days
    • A therapeutic non-self-reactive SARS-CoV-2 antibody protects from lung pathology in a COVID-19 hamster model
    • See It: MTA Workers Build Illegal ‘Man Cave’ In Grand Central Terminal; ‘Few Would Have The Chutzpah’
    • Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2020 winners
    • What is ‘friluftsliv’? How an idea of outdoor living could help us this winter

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    Daily Digest 9/24 – How Int’l Banks Pushed Venezuela To The Brink Of Bankruptcy, J&J Coronavirus Vaccine To Begin Phase 3 Trials

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    Thursday, September 24, 2020, 5:59 AM

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    • How International Banks Pushed Venezuela To The Brink Of Bankruptcy
    • Ex-Louisville police Officer Brett Hankison charged with wanton endangerment in Breonna Taylor case
    • 2 Louisville officers shot amid Breonna Taylor protests
    • China’s US dollar debt defaults climb as coronavirus, US tensions hit firms’ bottom lines
    • The Election That Could Break America
    • Protesters clash with police in Belarus after Lukashenko sworn in again
    • The FBI Has Arrested Two New York Antiquities Dealers for Falsifying Ownership Histories Using Dead Collectors’ Names
    • Johnson & Johnson’s coronavirus vaccine is fourth to begin Phase 3 trials in the United States
    • Operation Warp Speed advisers held investments in COVID vaccine firms, records show
    • Covid-19: What it’s like getting a ‘weak positive’ test result for coronavirus
    • Global Climate Groups Issue Guidance To Finance Giants on Aligning with Paris Agreement Goals

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    Daily Digest 9/23 – U.S. Reached 200,000 Coronavirus Deaths, Why Gold In Your Phone Could Be Funding Drug Gangs

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    Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 6:14 AM

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    • U.S. reaches 200,000 coronavirus deaths
    • FinCEN: Why gold in your phone could be funding drug gangs
    • N.Y.P.D. Officer Is Accused of Spying on Tibetans for China
    • Louisville under state of emergency as city braces for Breonna Taylor decision
    • He fought wildfires while imprisoned. California reported him to Ice for deportation
    • North Carolina Nurses Win Union In Landslide After Bitter Opposition
    • Pentagon used taxpayer money meant for masks and swabs to make jet engine parts and body armor
    • Dr. Malcom Kendrick: More COVID19 news from Sweden
    • The Public-Shaming Pandemic
    • Thanks to anti-COVID efforts, expert says South Africa “didn’t have a flu season this year”
    • ‘Zombie’ storm Paulette regains some strength, adding to weird 2020 weather

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