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It’s Time for a New International Space Treaty

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 02/08/2021 - 11:55pm in

With satellite traffic increasing and space tourism set to take off, the laws governing space are due for an overhaul.

Industrial Policy Coming Into Vogue After China Cleans US Clock by Using It

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 30/07/2021 - 5:23pm in

Industrial policy is an idea whose time has arrived in DC. Too bad the thinking seems stuck in the fad-chashing phase.

Tom Englelhardt: Our Empire in Decline

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 28/07/2021 - 4:07pm in

Trying to understand America's self-and-other-destructive empire fetish.

Reconstructing US-China Relations

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 23/07/2021 - 5:08pm in

Can the US and China be friends, or at least not so hostile? Jeffrey Sachs has some ideas.

A Round-Up of Anti-Covid Nasal Spray Research

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 23/07/2021 - 7:55am in

Nasal sprays for vaccination, treatment, and prophylaxis (the last with two over-the-counter products not delivering drugs).

The Intergenerational Mortality Trade-Off of Covid-19 Lockdown Policies in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 19/07/2021 - 8:45pm in

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Under certain circumstances, lockdowns could actually increase overall (COVID-19 plus non-COVID-19) mortality for the lowest-income countries.

Vaccine Certificates Are Making Global Travel Harder, Not Easier

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 16/07/2021 - 8:31pm in

Vaccine certificates were ostensibly rolled out to help facilitate cross-border travel as vaccination numbers increased. But thanks to vaccine geopolitics, the opposite is happening

Haiti: The Trail of Blood That Leads Back to The U.S.

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 15/07/2021 - 4:41am in

Critical Hour hosts Garland Nixon and Wilmer Leon talk to Palast about the recent assassination of Haiti’s president, Jovenel Moïse, and the trail of blood that leads back to the United States. The trio also discuss the socioeconomic background against which this murder occurred, and how the economy of this mineral and agriculturally rich Caribbean nation has been systematically... READ MORE

Colombian Assassins Practiced Long Before Haiti HitMercenaries who killed Jovenel Moïse attempted to murder Hugo Chavez

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 10/07/2021 - 8:43pm in

The U.S. media is aghast that Colombian mercenaries were hired to assassinate Haiti’s president, but this is the same operation that was hired by a U.S. company to murder Hugo Chavez — a story which got ... READ MORE

A Quick Comment on China Stomping on Chinese Stock Listings in the US

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 07/07/2021 - 6:29pm in

Another big and costly dustup over Chinese listings in the US. But now Chinese officials signal they want broad-scale change.

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