Monday, October 31, 2022

Wedding Dress: Orwell uncut

 Your guide to the dark web and how to safely access .onion websites

Orwell uncut: New Substack will serialize Orwell's writings | AP News

The Deal Is Done: Elon Musk Finally Owns Twitter

Several top executives, including the CEO, reportedly have been fired.

CHINA: Markets Are Finally Grasping That China Is A Marxist State.

In China, stocks slumped, and Hong Kong stocks collapsed the most following a CCP Congress since 1994: the US Nasdaq Golden Dragon market went up in a puff of smoke. “Stocks are disconnected to fundamentals,” as Bloomberg quotes somebody who did not see this coming on Friday. But which fundamentals?

CHANGE: Vietnam coming for China’s electronics supply chain.

Related: The end of Apple’s affair with China.

Dozens of ancient viruses are ‘switched on’ in healthy cells throughout our bodies Live Science

Have Smart People Stopped Writing Books? The Honest Broker. No. I highly recommend the “New Books Network” family of podcasts, where authors are interviewed about their books (for example, on Clausewitz). There is still a lot of good books being written out there, and despite academia’s deep dysfunction, real scholarship.

Organized crime-linked group of 100 brawl at Tokyo skyscraper restaurant Japan Times

Terrified judge in Waukesha massacre case calls recess after Darrell Brooks stares her down: “I need to take a break,” Judge Dorow said, “this man right now is having a staredown with me. It’s very disrespectful, he pounded his fist, frankly, it makes me scared and we’re taking a break.”

US companies rework bonus plans to protect executive pay FT


A Psychological Theory of the Culture WarRichard Hanania


What Did Mary Know? Philosophy Now