Links For Today Posted on October 5, 2021 by The Editor Time to warn Taiwan secessionists and their fomenters: war is real: Global Times editorial Is Beijing on Borrowed Time? Is the U.S.? Gas Prices In Europe Are Now The Equivalent Of $205 Oil Surging prices for high-purity silicon is sending a shockwave towards chipmakers India’s coal crisis brews as power demand surges, record global prices bite China Energy Crunch Forces Beijing To Buy Australian Coal Massive California oil spill was reported Friday. But nobody told the millions who went to the beaches. It is the City, but still….New York’s Straw Law Will Fine Business for Giving Out Unsolicited Straws, and Also for Not Having Enough Straws Having SARS-CoV-2 once confers much greater immunity than a vaccine—but vaccination remains vital Default Of Second Chinese Developer Sparks China Junk Bond Meltdown As Contagion Explodes New Zealand admits it can no longer get rid of coronavirus If following a woman into a bathroom and harassing her is now acceptable practice, where is the new line? Do norms exist anymore?