Avoiding Masks

We must avoid normalising the wearing of smasks. Here's your daily news digest for 26 January 2023.

Avoiding Masks
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East Asia’s mask obsession is a catastrophe the West must avoid | The Spectator Australia
In the Red Square Rooftop Vodka Bar of the sleekly towering Novotel Hotel, on soi 4, Sukhumvit Road, Bangkok, it feels like the last three harrowing years never really happened. By day the sunny…


Northern Territory Considers Vote on Alcohol Bans Amid Soaring Crime Wave
Northern Territory (NT) Chief Minister Natasha Fyles says residents could be given a vote on whether to permanently ...
Too much government: Australian property investors are quitting, so rents are rising at 25 per cent a year
Too much government: Australian property investors are quitting, so rents are rising at 25 per cent a year. By the Courier-Mail. In every city across Australia the rent crisis is hitting hard. Anyo…
Treasurer ‘absolutely ropeable’ over consultant leaking confidential government briefings
Jim Chalmers says there was a breach of trust when a former partner at consulting firm Price Waterhouse Coopers leaked confidential government briefings to the firm’s staff and partners.


Iran’s ideological war on Britain
Its footsoldiers are nurturing homegrown terrorism
Argentina running out of space to store banknotes – Bloomberg
Currency depreciation in Argentina is driving banks to install extra vaults for storing banknotes, Bloomberg reports
A British Senate? The ‘Next UK Prime Minister’ is Pledging Ruinous Constitutional Reforms That Cannot be Undone.
Like our American cousins, the British public often laments the avaricious, megalomaniacal, and self-interested ways of their political class. We demand more accountability and more gratitude from our politicians. It is irrelevant whether one is of the left or right – both “sides” are broadly dissat…

Business, Finance & Investment

They finally figured out how to lower inflation! | Sovereign Research
We all know that inflation has been well above the Federal Reserve’s target rate of 2% for nearly two years now. It peaked at over 9% last June and has remained stubbornly high since then.
Debt Ceilings are for Idiots | Economic Prism
The great dollar devaluation is the consequence of decades of rampant currency debasement policies. The mechanics are executed in tandem between the Federal Reserve and the Treasury. The Fed supplies the credit – created out of thin air. The Treasury borrows it from the Fed. And spends it.
What can we expect from markets in 2023?
The calendar year of 2022 proved to be a tough one for most investors. In fact, it is only the third time in the last 100 years that both equities and bonds have recorded a down year together (those years being 1931, 1969 and now 2022). Bonds, which usually provide a cushioning effect for portfolios…


Meta Welcomes Neo-Nazi Azov Regiment Back On Facebook, Removes “Dangerous Organization” Listing
Ukrainian militia was first banned in 2019 as a hate group...
Environmentally Conscious Cowboys Take Herd Of Crickets Out To Pasture
From The Babylon Bee: BARNSDALL, OK — According to sources, a local ranch has decided to go green, exchanging their massive herd of beef cows for a herd of more environmentally friendly and delicio…
Is the Transgender Movement Peaking? - The American Spectator | USA News and PoliticsThe American Spectator | USA News and Politics
Washington — The song, now almost an anthem I believe, begins thusly: Are you a boy or are you a girl? With your long blond hair, you look like a girl Yeah, you look like a girl You may be...

Crypto & Blockchain

Crypto Assets Are Not Financial Products: Aussie Executives
Crypto regulation has been receiving growing interest in different jurisdictions recently. While some countries maintain rigid digital assets control, some
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How Crypto And Betting Affect Turkey’s Economy
Cryptocurrencies and online betting have recently emerged as significant players in Turkey’s economy, with both industries seeing significant growth in recent years. While these industries have brought new opportunities and increased economic activity in the country, they have also raised concerns a…


Antifa Terrorism Suspect Has Ties to CNN, Daughter of Chinese Businessman
Makes sense.

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