There’s a proposal that Russian priests should *stop* blessing nukes 🙏🚀💥 https://www.reuters.com/article/us-russia-church-idUSKBN1ZY2H6
A very worthwhile read: How McKinsey Destroyed the Middle Class https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/02/how-mckinsey-destroyed-middle-class/605878/ via Liam
“We need new forms of governance to better manage our response to pandemics” https://blogs.bmj.com/bmj/2020/02/03/we-need-new-forms-of-governance-to-better-manage-our-response-to-pandemics/
Only three private health funds will be viable in two years, Australian Prudential Regulation Authority may force underperforming funds to merge in industry ‘death spiral’ http://www.theguardian.com/business/2020/feb/04/only-three-private-health-funds-will-be-viable-in-two-years-australian-regulator-warns And this is with an elaborate system of incentives, subsidies and compulsions
University of Newcastle to track students’, who are adults paying thousands of dollars to be there, attendance using an app and phone location data https://mobile.abc.net.au/news/2020-02-04/newcastle-university-tracking-student-attendance-through-mobile/11915502?pfmredir=sm
The Epidemic of Despair https://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/united-states/2020-02-03/epidemic-despair
AI recipes are bad (and a proposal for making them worse) https://aiweirdness.com/post/190569291992/ai-recipes-are-bad-and-a-proposal-for-making-them via mefi
Effectiveness of travel restrictions in the rapid containment of human influenza: a systematic review https://www.who.int/bulletin/volumes/92/12/14-135590/en/
@kypros1992 hey what are they doing with the Carlingford line corridor? It’s been ripped up incredibly quickly.
US President Donald Trump has lifted restrictions on the deployment of anti-personnel landmines by American forces https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-51332541
How scientists are coping with ‘ecological grief’ http://www.theguardian.com/science/2020/jan/12/how-scientists-are-coping-with-environmental-grief
'I am not a virus': France's Asian community pushes back over xenophobia https://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-france-sentiment-idUSKBN1ZU2PV
Australia to deny entry to travellers from mainland China unless they’re Australian citizens https://www.sbs.com.au/news/australia-to-deny-entry-to-travellers-from-mainland-china-unless-they-re-australian-citizens-pm
Primary health care, inequalities, and imagining the future. He/him.
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