Wednesday, October 12, 2022

Czech crowdfunding buys 'Tomas the tank' for Ukraine

 Ukraine war: Czech crowdfunding buys 'Tomas the tank' for Ukraine

Fighters, Boats, Divers And Dolphins. Russian Media Tell How Crimean Bridge Is Guarded

The News is Just Guesswork Now Matt Taibbi, TK News. A media critique of this Times piece: “U.S. Believes Ukrainians Were Behind an Assassination in Russia

The Ukrainian journalist Sergii Leshchenko has a nose for a story and a knack for being in the right place at the right time. I wanted to see the war through his eyes.

Ukrainians Are Defending the Values Americans Claim to Hold

“You cannot just remain silent, you cannot remain still. You have to do something.”

Greek Stoic Epictetus‘ statement:

Some things are up to us and some are not up to us. Our opinions are up to us, and our impulses, desires aversions – in short, whatever is our own doing. Our bodies are not up to us, nor are our possessions, our reputations, or our public offices, or, that is, whatever is not our doing

Doomsday bunkers, Mars and ‘The Mindset’: the tech bros trying to outsmart the end of the worldThe Conversation


Tech Billionaires are Actually Dumber Than You Think Counterpunch


The Macabre Art of Baking ‘People Pot Pies’ Atlas Obscura 

What if Elon Musk loses the Twitter case but defies the Delaware court? Philadelphia Inquirer

‘A fluke’: The world’s oldest webcam is still watching over San Franciscon SFGate

Weekly SSRN Tax Article Review And Roundup: Speck Reviews New Work On Form And Substance In Tax Cases By Gillis & Grewal