40 Times Designers Forgot Things Need To Be Cleaned When Creating Them, As Shared On This Facebook Group Bored Panda What happens to the brain on sudden impact? Egg yolks could hold the answer Ars Technica US technological leadership is fragile Asia Times Tech is having a reckoning. Tech investors? Not so much. MIT Technology Review Dry January is moist for some at the rocky start of 2021 AP English and Scottish get drunk most often, 25-nation survey finds Guardian #COVID-19 Covid-19 vaccine tracker: the global race to vaccinate FT Covid-19: White House criticises ‘chaotic’ vaccine rollout BBC ‘The Basic Problem Is a Lack of Central Strategy’ FAIR WaPo: “The accelerating speed of the program undercuts assertions by some Biden advisers that they were left no plan by the Trump
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WaPo: “The accelerating speed of the program undercuts assertions by some Biden advisers that they were left no plan by the Trump administration and suggests they need only to keep their feet on the pedal to clear the bar they set for themselves.”https://t.co/TyG0aqiwHH
— Tim Murtaugh (@TimMurtaugh) January 24, 2021
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Spain’s top military chief steps down after jumping queue for covid vaccine https://t.co/rOeA6jXwBD
— euronews (@euronews) January 24, 2021
Last week I heard BBC spin China’s success in Wuhan as dystopia, concluding ominously, “Truth, just like the virus, is being brought under control.” The virus exposed our ruling classes as deranged failures—they’ll never forgive China for making them look bad. pic.twitter.com/t8arvFBm6B
— Mark Ames (@MarkAmesExiled) January 24, 2021
Counter Trumpism By Ending the Conditions That Created It Consortium News. Caitlin Johnstone.
The Cool Kids Are Back In Town! American Conservative. Not so cool. Although they think they are. I‘d give them smug. And they’re certainly not self-aware. Could do w/ a bit more irony.
The muzzling of America NY Post. Josh Hawley.
Chemical Warfare’s Home Front New York Review of Books
New Auto Safety Report Demands Biden Strengthen Federal Programs Now Counterpunch. Ralph Nader. Unsafe at any speed redux.
US-Pakistan reset boosts Biden’s Afghan plan Asia Times
— Matt Taibbi (@mtaibbi) January 24, 2021
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All The Spin That’s Fit To Print Daily Poster. David Sirota.
From Egypt to the US: Lessons for activists from the Arab Spring Al Jazeera. Ten years on.
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Joe Biden and the ‘great rebalancing’ of the US economy FT Rana Foroohar
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