“Identity in a Digital World: A new chapter in the social contract” https://buff.ly/2OEkQag
we are still learning what “identity in a digital world”means. We are also still evolving policies and practices on how best to collect, process or use identity-related data.
A genetic history of migration, diversification, and admixture in Asia https://buff.ly/3dP6WQH
the genetic prehistory of humans in Asia, based on research using sequence data from humans who lived in Asia as early as 45,000 years ago.
US military aircraft circled Nord Stream incident site in September https://buff.ly/3LRHtSZ
US military helicopters habitually and on numerous occasions circled for hrs over the site of the Nord Stream pipelines incident near Bornholm Island earlier in September, Flightradar24
A Saudi, an Indian and an Iranian walk into a Qatari bar ... | Maz Jobrani https://buff.ly/3S903bQ
Iranian-American comedian Maz Jobrani takes to the TEDxSummit stage in Doha, Qatar to take on serious issues in the Middle East -- like how many kisses to give when saying "Hi,"
“Mongolian President Khurelsukh Ukhnaa on Wednesday called for global demilitarization during a speech before the plenary session of the United Nations General Assembly. ” https://buff.ly/3St4j5L
“According to the Syrian oil ministry, US forces steal an average of 66,000 barrels of oil per day – over 83 percent of the country’s daily output.” https://buff.ly/3r3sdJ3
US becoming ‘developing country’ on global rankings https://buff.ly/3xHSAIx
In its global rankings, the United Nations Office of Sustainable Development dropped the US to 41st worldwide, down from its previous ranking of 32nd
“Analysis by EIU’s global forecasting team shows that two-thirds of the world’s#population lives in neutral or Russia-leaning countries regarding war in Ukraine.” https://buff.ly/3S1E7ih
36% of the world actively imposed sanctions on the Russian economy. Led by the US and the EU
“Nearly 1 out of 2 respondents view government and media as divisive forces in society” https://buff.ly/3nE1xgZ
We find a world ensnared in a vicious cycle of distrust. Through disinformation and division, feeding the cycle and exploiting it for commercial and political gain.
Pakistan floods are ‘climate carnage’, says UN chief Guterres https://buff.ly/3DjjB8wcontinued to suffer from record flooding that has killed thousands of people and displaced millions of others, Guterres called for the international community to provide financial support to the nation
Shell, Exxon launch sale of major Dutch gas venture - ET EnergyWorld https://buff.ly/3CYa1rI launched the sale process for NAM's offshore
gas operations, which include dozens of fields and around 20 offshore
platforms, and a network of pipelines and three processing plants
The Illusion of Chinese Aggression Created by the Deep State & Military-Industrial Complex https://buff.ly/3BevZoTColonel Richard Black spells out how and why the deep state and the military-industrial complex created the illusion of Chinese aggression.
“Worse, while Europe could buy Russian LNG for price X, it instead has to pay 2X, 3X or more, just to virtue signal to the world that it won't fund Putin's regime, when in reality is is paying extra to both Xi and Putin, at premium price market scarcity.” https://buff.ly/3QnnBIj
Joining NATO, Joining The Cause: Finnish Aid To Ukraine https://buff.ly/3cLq41c
Finland is renowned for being the happiest country in the world, having
the world's best education system, coolest Prime Minister (Sanna Marin),
and not feeling the need to brag about help
“This paints a grim picture for Europe, who will now face a brazen "winter of discontent" as their own populations grow angry, cold, bitter, frustrated and out of pocket with the frenzied support of Ukraine at all costs.” https://buff.ly/3x0EJfT
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