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Doomstead Diner / Doomstead Diner Daily 5/12
« Last post by Surly1 on May 12, 2020, 07:40:17 am »

News digest brought to you by the Doomstead Diner.

New Facial Recognition Software Predicts You’re a Criminal Based on your Face

mintpressnews.com - A team from the University of Harrisburg, PA, has developed automated computer facial recognition software that they claim can predict with 80 percent accuracy and “no racial bias” whether a person i…

Live updates: Fauci to warn Senate that reopening too quickly could lead to ‘needless suffering and death’

washingtonpost.com - By Teo Armus, close Teo Armus Reporter on the Morning Mix team Email EmailBio BioFollow Follow Antonia Noori Farzan and close Antonia Noori Farzan Reporter for the Morning Mix Email EmailBio BioFollo…

As lockdowns are eased, coronavirus spread will raise new questions

theguardian.com - A sudden rise in infections leads to the temporary closure of nightclubs in Seoul. Lebanon tightens the curfew it had earlier relaxed after cases rebound over the weekend. German leaders wonder if th…

Americans Expect the Stock Market to Flourish As They Suffer

nymag.com - America’s unemployment rate is the highest it’s been since the Great Depression — and the S&P 500 is about where it was last October. This dissonance between the stock market and real economy has rai…

Virus unleashes wave of fraud in US amid fear and scarcity

apnews.com - WASHINGTON (AP) — A 39-year-old former investment manager in Georgia was already facing federal federal charges that he robbed hundreds of retirees of their savings through a Ponzi scheme when the ra…

Workplace worries mount as US tracks new COVID-19 cases

apnews.com - NEW YORK (AP) — Even as President Donald Trump urges getting people back to work and reopening the economy, thousands of new coronavirus infections are being reported daily, many of them job-related.…

“Trump’s Feeling Is, ‘Why Are We Losing Everywhere?’”: With Advisers Feuding and Numbers Plummeting, Trump Eyes Campaign Shake-up

vanityfair.com - With the coronavirus death toll surpassing 80,000 and the unemployment rate at Great Depression-era levels, there is a growing consensus among senior Republicans that Donald Trump’s reelection is sli…

Why Is Bill Gates Being Attacked For Fighting COVID-19?

cleantechnica.com - Follow CleanTechnica on Google News. May 8th, 2020 by Michael Barnard In the past month, the United States has seen a rise of lockdown protestors screaming at nurses and police officers, often with m…

Reopening states will cause 233,000 more people to die from coronavirus, according to Wharton model

finance.yahoo.com - New data from the University of Pennsylvania suggests that relaxing lockdowns across U.S. cities and states could have serious consequences for the country’s battle to contain the coronavirus, which …

Opinion | The coronavirus has helped us finally see China for what it is

washingtonpost.com - A Chinese paramilitary police officer wearing face mask and goggles stands guard outside the Forbidden City in Beijing on May 1. (Tingshu Wang/Reuters) By Kathleen Parker close Kathleen Parker Column…

Tracking the Coronavirus Death Toll in U.S. Nursing Homes

nytimes.com - At least 25,600 residents and workers have died from the coronavirus at nursing homes and other long-term care facilities for older adults in the United States, according to a New York Times database…

Coronavirus Conspiracy Theories Are a Public Health Hazard

wired.com - Conspiracy theories will always circle major world events and disasters like paranoid vultures, but with the Covid-19 pandemic they have been given a feast. Since China first alerted the world to the…

Unmasked in Iowa: CEOs Who Came to Meet Pence in Masks Were Asked to Remove Them

theintercept.com - When he was asked last week why he had refused to wear a mask at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, Pence argued that the precaution was unnecessary for anyone, like him, who is tested so regularly that h…

Two Female Reporters Refused to Let Trump Bully Them Into Silence, So He Ran Away

theintercept.com - It was a sudden ending to what Trump had clearly expected to be a largely self-promotional event — during which he told Americans, on the day that the coronavirus death toll passed 80,000, “We have m…

Surviving Covid-19 May Not Feel Like Recovery for Some

nytimes.com - ROME — When Morena Colombi tested negative for the coronavirus on March 16, the official tallies counted her among the Covid-19 recoveries, a success amid the tragedies overwhelming Italy. But she wa…

World’s Super Rich Buying Pandemic Escape Mansions in New Zealand

mintpressnews.com - Instead of paying $24,000 for a haircut or spending $120,000 on a banana duct taped to a wall, the world’s super wealthy have found a new commodity to purchase: pandemic bunkers in New Zealand. A num…

Now, for the first time, we pity US.

adbusters.org - US president Donald Trump has claimed he was being sarcastic and testing the media when he raised the idea that injecting disinfectant or irradiating the body with ultraviolet light might kill corona…

The Way of the Tao Is Reversal

charleshughsmith.blogspot.com - As Jackson Browne put it: Don't think it won't happen just because it hasn't happened yet. We can summarize all that will unfold in the next few years in one line: The way of the Tao is reversal. Thi…

How Big Wireless Lobbied Governments to Build 5G For Citizen Data Collection and Surveillance

mintpressnews.com - While the debate continues around 5G’s potential impact on human health, the environment and wildlife, often overlooked in the discussion about 5G is how the technology will be used for data collecti…

Even If Climate Change Wasn't Happening, Phasing Out Coal Is A 'No-Regret' Solution

sciencealert.com - The benefits of phasing out coal far outweigh the real-world costs, scientists say, and that's the case even when climate change is left out of the equation entirely. Of all the fossil fuels in the w…

Carney: 'We can't self-isolate from warming'

bbc.co.uk - The former governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, has added his voice to calls for industrialised nations to invest in a greener economic recovery from the Covid-19 crisis. He shared his comme…

How Barr Is Advancing Trump’s Quest to Become 'President for Life' | DCReport.org

dcreport.org - A Trump lackey took a major step Thursday toward establishing a Trump dictatorship. The Justice Department moved to drop the criminal case against confessed felon Michael Flynn. He’s the retired Army…

Opinion | Trump’s tweets are a strategy of distraction to obscure a policy of abdication

washingtonpost.com - President Trump talks to reporters on the White House South Lawn last week. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post) By Michael Gerson close Michael Gerson Columnist Email EmailBio BioFollow Follow Colum…

What Americans Need to Understand About the Swedish Coronavirus Experiment

gen.medium.com - Even with the less aggressive containment measures, the economic effects of the virus have been severe for the country. Sweden’s National Institute for Economic Research projected that gross domestic…

The US Keeps Trying, and Failing, to Deport a Former CIA Operative Back to Haiti

mintpressnews.com - Emmanuel “Toto” Constant exercised his insurance clause as soon as he was apprehended in the Spring of 1995 in New York by the extant Immigration and Naturalisation Service (INS), now a part of the D…

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Doomstead Diner / Doomstead Diner Daily 5/11
« Last post by Surly1 on May 11, 2020, 06:41:28 am »

News digest brought to you by the Doomstead Diner.

Republicans grow nervous about losing the Senate amid worries over Trump’s handling of the pandemic

washingtonpost.com - Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) faces a difficult reelection contest this year. (Amanda Voisard/for The Washington Post) By Seung Min Kim and close Seung Min Kim White House reporter Email EmailBio BioF…

Top Trump economic advisers say unemployment rate could surpass 20 percent, job market could worsen

washingtonpost.com - Kevin Hassett, a senior economic adviser, speaks as President Trump participates in a roundtable with industry executives on plans for restarting parts of the economy that were frozen as a result of …

Coronavirus live news: more new cases in China as parts of Europe ease restrictions

theguardian.com - Saudi Arabia has announced plans to raise taxes and cut public spending as it attempts to deal with both the Covid-19 pandemic and a collapse in oil prices. Taxes on basic goods are to triple to 15%,…

Mike Pence’s office says he has no intention of following CDC quarantine rules after contact with COVID-19 positive staff

rawstory.com - Bloomberg News reported that Vice President Mike Pence had officially decided to self-quarantine after one of his staffers came down with the coronavirus. However, Pence’s office has now announced th…

s" target="_blank" rel="nofollow noopener noreferrer">Will Covid-19 mutate into a more dangerous virus?

theguardian.com - As the coronavirus spreads around the world, there are concerns that it will mutate into a form that is more transmissible, more dangerous or both, potentially making the global health crisis even wo…

Georgia AG requests federal probe in handling of Arbery case

apnews.com - ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia’s attorney general on Sunday asked the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate the handling of the killing of Ahmaud Arbery, a black man who authorities say died at the hands…

Workers Are No Longer Heroes, Kroger Concludes

nymag.com - What Kroger giveth, Kroger taketh away. The national grocery-store chain will end a $2 per hour “hero pay” bonus for workers on May 17, the United Food and Commercial Workers union announced on Thurs…

Will Kavanaugh Give Trump the Power to Fire Anyone He Pleases?

nymag.com - A few weeks before the 2016 election, Brett Kavanaugh, then a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, drew a lot of attention with a ruling concluding that the structure of …

South Korea nightclub cases highlight fear of virus 2nd wave

apnews.com - WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The difficulty in trying to reopen economies without rekindling coronavirus outbreaks was highlighted on Monday as concern grew in South Korea about a second wave of in…

The Folly of Trump’s Blame-Beijing Coronavirus Strategy

newyorker.com - When an Ebola epidemic erupted in West Africa, in 2014, the United States and China, the world’s two largest economic powers, responded in starkly different fashions. The Obama Administration dispatc…

Trump battered by health experts for shoving Fauci and Birx offstage while the COVID-19 death tolls climbs

rawstory.com - According to a report from Politico, public health officials are horrified that Donald Trump is shoving Dr. Anthony Fauci and Dr. Deborah Birx to the sidelines while the coronavirus pandemic continue…

The US was offered millions of masks in January. The Trump administration turned the offer down.

vox.com - The federal government turned down an offer that would have allowed the United States to significantly ramp up domestic mask production in the earliest stages of the coronavirus pandemic, according t…

Sorry, Bill Barr, We Will Never Not Think Of Michael Flynn As A Twice-Confessed Criminal.

wonkette.com - After Attorney General Bill Barr's clown-ass Justice Department announced that it would be asking to drop charges against literal actual foreign agent and confessed liar-to-the-FBI-er Michael Flynn -…

Unemployment filing failures: New survey confirms that millions of jobless were unable to file an unemployment insurance claim

epi.org - Millions of the newly jobless are going without benefits as the unemployment system buckles under the weight of new claims, according to our new national survey, conducted in mid-April. For every 10 …

Billionaires Are Eating the Economy

newrepublic.com - Over the last few weeks, Republican legislators, egged on by a handful of fringe but vocal demonstrators, have petitioned for a swift end to statewide stay-at-home mandates in order to restart the ec…

If Someone Shares the ‘Plandemic’ Video, How Should You Respond?

theatlantic.com - Editor's Note: The Atlantic is making vital coverage of the coronavirus available to all readers. Find the collection here. Writing in The Atlantic late last month, the political scientists Joseph E.…

Three Children In New York Have Died Of A Mysterious Inflammatory Disease Potentially Linked To COVID-19

buzzfeednews.com - Health authorities in the UK have also reported a possible link between pediatric COVID-19 and a serious inflammatory disease, saying that there was a “small rise in the number of cases of critically…

Ethiopian Troops May Have Shot Down Aid Plane in Somalia, Report Says

nytimes.com - NAIROBI, Kenya — A plane carrying humanitarian supplies that crashed in Somalia on Monday may have been shot down by Ethiopian troops, according to a new report from the office of the African Union F…

How Punitive and Racist Policing Enforces Gentrification in San Francisco

truthout.org - A protester holds a sign during a Black Lives Matter protest on the steps of the San Francisco City Hall building, April 14, 2015. (Photo: Adam Hudson) Help Truthout keep publishing stories like this…

Up to 90% of minority and women owners shut out of Paycheck Protection Program, experts fear

cbsnews.com - Flaws in the Paycheck Protection Program are hindering small businesses owned by minorities and by women from securing federal coronavirus relief, according to lending experts and interviews with num…

Different emotional reactions to different groups: a sociofunctional threat-based approach to "prejudice". - PubMed - NCBI

ncbi.nlm.nih.gov - The authors suggest that the traditional conception of prejudice--as a general attitude or evaluation--can problematically obscure the rich texturing of emotions that people feel toward different gro…

The Company That Handles Free Samples At Costco Is Shutting Down Because Of The Coronavirus

buzzfeednews.com - Costco, one of the world’s largest retailers, is cutting ties with the contracting company that handled its in-store samples because of decreased foot traffic due to the coronavirus outbreak, accordi…

A Russian Lawyer Involved In A US Prosecution Mysteriously Plunged From His Apartment Window

buzzfeednews.com - The Russian authorities claimed Magnitsky died of heart failure and enacted a smear campaign against him, saying he and Browder had stolen the $230 million themselves. However, it was later revealed …

Steve Schmidt Tells Trump What His Legacy Will Be: Mass Death, Suffering And Economic Collapse

politicususa.com - Donald Trump looks in the mirror everyday and thinks he sees greatness. The minority of this country that fervently supports him sees the same false image. But outside of that alternative reality bub…

Clearview AI Says It Will No Longer Provide Facial Recognition To Private Companies

buzzfeednews.com - With its voluntary changes, Clearview is hoping to stave off a possible injunction against its business. Its actions, however, are less than satisfactory, said Scott Drury, an attorney with Loevy & L…

Editor's note

The Doomstead Diner is a hub for discussion and information pertaining to the ongoing Economic Collapse of the Industrial Economy. The Diner is the result of many years of discussion and debate on many other forums. At Doomstead Diner, our goal is to collate much of the information we can to assist in planning for the world to come.
Doomstead Diner / Doomstead Diner Daily 5/10
« Last post by Surly1 on May 10, 2020, 07:20:50 am »

News digest brought to you by the Doomstead Diner.

Worldwide coronavirus cases cross 4 million; more than 2,500 new cases in Florida since reopening Monday

abcnews.go.com - The novel coronavirus pandemic has now killed more than 279,000 people worldwide. Over 4 million people across the world have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory v…

Coronavirus live news: three White House Covid-19 taskforce members go into self-quarantine

theguardian.com - They prepared for icy cold and trained to be on the watch for polar bears, but a pandemic just wasn’t part of the program. Now dozens of scientists are waiting in quarantine for the all-clear to join…

As deaths mount, Trump tries to convince Americans it’s safe to inch back to normal

washingtonpost.com - President Trump walks across the South Lawn of the White House to board Marine One on May 5 for a trip to Arizona. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post) By Josh Dawsey, close Josh Dawsey Reporter cove…

72 got COVID-19 after being at large event

channel3000.com - MADISON, Wis. — More than 70 people who tested positive for the coronavirus since an April 24 rally at the Wisconsin state Capitol indicated they had attended a large gathering, but the state Departm…

Why Weren’t We Ready for the Coronavirus?

newyorker.com - One of Shi’s co-authors on that paper was a longtime collaborator of hers named Peter Daszak, who is the president of EcoHealth Alliance, a nonprofit scientific group, based in New York, devoted to b…

Russia virus surge mutes WWII celebrations as world economy reels

news.yahoo.com - Soaring coronavirus infections forced Russia to scale back World War II victory celebrations on Saturday, as the worldwide death toll surged past 275,000 and lockdowns pushed millions into unemployme…

This Is the Future of the Pandemic

nytimes.com - By now we know — contrary to false predictions — that the novel coronavirus will be with us for a rather long time. “Exactly how long remains to be seen,” said Marc Lipsitch, an infectious disease ep…

Whistleblower Details How HHS Officials Refused to Secure N95 Masks as Pandemic Loomed

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theintercept.com - A whistleblower complaint filed earlier this week partially solves the mystery of how the country with the most expensive health care system on earth wound up unable to provide enough face masks to p…

In the early days of the pandemic, the U.S. government turned down an offer to manufacture millions of N95 masks in America

washingtonpost.com - Mike Bowen, vice president of Prestige Ameritech, stands with a truckload of masks to be sent to MD Anderson Cancer Center. (Elizabeth Givens) By Aaron C. Davis close Aaron C. Davis Investigative rep…

The Coronavirus Was an Emergency Until Trump Found Out Who Was Dying

theatlantic.com - Updated at 12:25 p.m. ET on May 9, 2020. Six weeks ago, Ahmaud Arbery went out and never came home. Gregory and Travis McMichael, who saw Arbery running through their neighborhood just outside of Bru…

The 1918 Flu Pandemic Killed Millions. So Why Does Its Cultural Memory Feel So Faint?

slate.com - The Oakland Municipal Auditorium serves as a temporary hospital with volunteer nurses from the American Red Cross tending the sick there during the influenza pandemic of 1918, in Oakland, California.…

White House virus task force members self-isolate

bbc.com - Three members of the White House coronavirus task force are self-isolating for two weeks after possible exposure to the illness. Dr Anthony Fauci, who has become the public face of the fight against …

Fight Over Virus’s Death Toll Opens Grim New Front in Election Battle

nytimes.com - The claim was tailor-made for President Trump’s most steadfast backers: Federal guidelines are coaching doctors to mark Covid-19 as the cause of death even when it is not, inflating the pandemic’s de…

Workers Are No Longer Heroes, Kroger Concludes

nymag.com - What Kroger giveth, Kroger taketh away. The national grocery-store chain will end a $2 per hour “hero pay” bonus for workers on May 17, the United Food and Commercial Workers union announced on Thurs…

To Stay Afloat in the Pandemic, Doctors’ Offices Turn to GoFundMe

undark.org - A few weeks ago, I received an unsettling email. The staff at my daughter’s pediatrician’s office — a family-run private practice in Brooklyn that serves more than 3,800 patients — was shifting to pa…

Pandemics Leave Us Forever Altered

theatlantic.com - In 2008 a young economist named Craig Garthwaite went looking for sick people. He found them in the National Health Interview Survey. Conducted annually by the U.S. Census Bureau since 1957, the NHIS…

Is it safe to visit your mother on Mother's Day? A doctor offers a decision checklist

theconversation.com - As a physician, mother, daughter and socially responsible human, I’m finding Mother’s Day to be complicated for me this year, as it is for millions. Questions of whether and how to see my adult child…

Seoul closes bars and clubs over fears of second virus wave

news.yahoo.com - Seoul (AFP) - South Korea's capital has ordered the closure of all clubs and bars after a burst of new cases sparked fears of a second coronavirus wave as President Moon Jae-in urged the public to re…

Abrupt Ecosystem Collapse

counterpunch.org - A new study in Nature (April 2020) casts a disturbing light on the prospects of abrupt ecosystem collapse. The report analyzes the probabilities of collapsing ecosystems en masse, and not simply the …

Opinion | ‘You Will Not Live to See Your Next Birthday’

nytimes.com - Lately, he and Buba have been staying at home — Covid-19 gives them no choice — while he works on the memoir on which this column is based. “¿Es una tontería?” he wonders after showing me a draft. I …

Shooting of Ahmaud Arbery ‘fueled by the rise of Trumpism’: ex-GOP House spokesperson

rawstory.com - On MSNBC Saturday, former Breitbart staffer and GOP congressional spokesman Kurt Bardella warned that President Donald Trump’s rhetoric is empowering racist killings like the tragedy that occurred in…

Tony Soprano Is Alive and Well in This New Sopranos Quarantine Scene

vulture.com - It’s not an official answer to the most debated question in television history, but hey, gather ’round with some gabagool anyway. Or better yet, talk it over with your therapist. On the newest episod…

Off-Duty Cop Among Mob in North Carolina That Forced Into Black Woman's Home

theroot.com - A group of white people armed with weapons demanded entry into the home of a black woman and her son in Pender County, North Carolina, late last Sunday night and refused to leave. Reportedly leading …

Black Americans are bearing the brunt of coronavirus recession – this should come as no surprise

theconversation.com - As the COVID-19 pandemic worsened in April, many Americans were shocked by the extent that black Americans were being disproportionately impacted: higher infection rates, more deaths and greater job …

What Democracy Will Fall Next?

foreignpolicy.com - In March, Hungary became the first democracy to succumb to the coronavirus. With stunning speed, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban jammed through an emergency decree that gave him extraordinary p…

In Canada, a government program to support local news tries to determine who’s most deserving

niemanlab.org - Before the novel coronavirus struck the United States, there was already a small-but-measurable groundswell of support for more government support for local news. But the virus and its devastating ef…

The Undark Interview: John Ioannidis Responds to His Critics

undark.org - In mid-March, the Stanford University scientist John Ioannidis wrote a short, viral essay for STAT arguing that the global response to the Covid-19 pandemic could be “a once-in-a-century evidence fia…

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Geopolitics / The 🗽 Serfs: The Second French Revolution
« Last post by AGelbert on May 09, 2020, 11:47:35 pm »
The 🗽 Serfs: The Second French Revolution
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AskProfWolff: How can Ethical Firms survive without Overconsumption?
7,760 views•May 9, 2020

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Who CAN you trust? / Present Police State Amerika
« Last post by AGelbert on May 09, 2020, 10:35:38 pm »

Live And Let Die: The Data Manipulation Begins

By Marcy Wheeler, Emptywheel. From the beginning of the coronavirus crisis, various entities in the United States were always engaged in the kind of dishonesty we accuse China of to hide the extent of the virus. Trump tried to keep a cruise ship offshore so it wouldn’t count against “his” numbers. States everywhere didn’t reveal the crises in nursing homes by hiding where they were occurring. Other states refused to track known COVID-19 deaths because they didn’t occur in a hospital. But now that Trump has fully committed to reopening the economy before the shut down has its desired effect, he and allied governors are engaged in...  - more -

While Pandemic Destroys So Many Lives, The Surveillance State Celebrates

As we know from the historical record — George W. Bush,  Bill Clinton, Barack Obama, Donald Trump, etc. — if a government acquires a tool that swells its power, it never relinquishes that tool.

By Lee Camp, Consortium News. If we don’t fight back against the secretive surveillance state growing steadily around us, your wife/husband may find out you love a Cinnabon more than you love her/him. And that might be just the beginning of it. While many of us remain quarantined — inexorably welded to our home/apartment/RV in an abandoned Walmart parking lot — the surveillance state is actually stretching its legs, brought out for a run by our friendly neighborhood oligarchs like a young golden retriever let off its leash on a nice day. Unfortunately, in this case what it’s retrieving is all of our information, movements... - more -

The chaos will eventually end but life will not be the same. A system that is inherently antagonistic to human needs is unlikely to return the few public benefits we had left. Disaster capitalism is quite real.

“The oligarchy’s rule over government is obvious and can no longer be kept hidden.”

“The limits of tyrants are prescribed by the endurance of those whom they oppress.” --  Frederick Douglass

Might Enzymes Help Blood Clotting Associated With COVID-19?

Analysis by Dr. Joseph Mercola
May 09, 2020

► Aside from sepsis — which in one study was present in 59% of COVID-19 patients and 100% of those who died — blood clots also appear to be common in patients with severe COVID-19 disease

► Abnormal coagulation is associated with poor prognosis in patients with COVID-19. According to one case report, 71.4% of patients who died of COVID-19 met the criteria for disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) while only 0.6% of patients who survived met that criteria

► DIC refers to a systemic disorder that affects blood coagulation and can result in organ dysfunction and death. Prothrombotic DIC causes persistent blood clots. Sepsis is one of the most common causes of DIC

► Doctors are divided when it comes to treatment of DIC. Some believe early administration of blood thinners is advisable, while other data suggest they don’t improve outcomes

Holistic prophylactic alternatives that might be beneficial against blood clots include proteolytic enzymes such as lumbrokinase, nattokinase and serrapeptase, all of which act as natural anticoagulants by breaking down the fibrin that forms the blood clot

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Who CAN you trust? / Re: Corruption in Government
« Last post by AGelbert on May 09, 2020, 09:54:48 pm »

Chris Hedges: "Bernie just wanted to be part of the club" & "failed us."
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