Geopolitical risks fueled by Iran and US tensions reasserted itself after the former seized two Greek tankers, unsettling an already volatile oil market that has seen oil prices rise to two-month highs.
I was asked today what I was following on Ukraine as my links have been short of stuff related to how the conflict was going. Outside of the Institute for War stuff, the best stuff is found on YouTube and (shudder) Twitter. Below is the top pick of my current Ukraine sources if I could only pick one. You have to wait until about half way through his videos for them to get past the fluff and and into the good stuff. So far I have always found them to be educational once I got to that point (but I have not been watching them long). He has been pretty good about putting out one video a day.
the New York legislature is deliberating two extended producer responsibility bills as its session nears its June 2 close. Lobbying by business and environmental groups has been particularly intense around details such as what recycling goals must be met and who sets them. Industry and environmentalists alike believe that when a state as big as New York adopts a law, it creates a template or standard that other states might adopt too.
How far we have come…..
I’m looking at the history of school shootings. Mind-blowing, kids brought guns to school until the 70s. Only 3 school mass shootings between 1903-1966. I’m looking at the history of school shootings. Mind-blowing, kids brought guns to school until the 70s.
Parents begged police for upward of 40 minutes to stop Texas school shooter More here A Texas Department of Public Safety official said responding officers were cautious as they entered Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas because “they could’ve been shot.”
Russia has completely failed to jam the Starlink connection used by the Azovstal garrison.
They had stable internet access until the final hours of their presence at the plant.
Russia’s super expensive radio-electric warfare tools couldn’t do anything about it.
Just a fact.
— Illia Ponomarenko 🇺🇦 (@IAPonomarenko) May 21, 2022