2:00PM Water Cooler 1/four/2019

2:00PM Water Cooler 1/four/2019

By Lambert Strether of Corrente.

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“NAFTA at 25: A New Starting build? (Pt half of of)” (interview) [LoriWallachThe Real Records Community] (portion 2/2). “He’s making an are trying out this USMCA rebrand. Effectively, that’s factual no longer what it is. It’s NAFTA 2.zero. It is no longer the transformational replacement of the company-rigged mannequin of NAFTA, however it completely is in loads of how improved relative to the usual NAFTA. The largest thing is the investor reveal dispute settlement regime under which companies can sue governments in entrance of tribunals of three substitute attorneys. The attorneys can account for the governments to pay limitless compensation of our taxpayer money for any claim that an organization makes that their special rights and privileges under NAFTA have been undermined by a domestic environmental law, health regulation, court ruling. The three attorneys decisions are no longer appealable, and practically $four hundred million is paid out under that regime, and assaults the environmental health rules, tax expands, energy policies. So that putrid system with the U.S. and Mexico has fully gotten rid of, and with appreciate to Mexico is basically walked wait on, that easiest a shrimp position of claims could perchance even also be made, and easiest if a firm has gone first to the domestic court programs, has spent–has in most cases gotten a final ruling from the accurate court, or spent two and a half of years seeking to employ the domestic treatments. After which the mountainous position of company rights claims aren’t allowed anymore. They would possibly be able to internet money wait on if actually the authorities seizes their property via an expropriation and doesn’t pay them wait on. So that’s an reveal.” • Effectively fee a read. Wallach is big.

“Deputy U.S. Replace Consultant Jeff Gerrish and his boss, USTR Robert Lighthizer, had been lower from the identical cloth in loads of how. Each worked at Skadden. Each are seeking to revitalize the U.S. manufacturing imperfect via coverage. And both steal a troublesome line on China’s practices” [Politico]. “If Gerrish and different officers love what they hear at some stage in subsequent week’s meeting in Beijing, that can perchance perchance even lead to increased-level talks between Lighthizer and Chinese language Vice Premier Liu He in Washington the following week.”

Politics

“But what’s authorities itself, however the largest of all reflections on human nature?” –James Madison, Federalist fifty one

2020

Christmas song in July:

IT BEGINS pic.twitter.com/A3pORtX7Ej

— Alex Clearfield (@AlexClearfield) January three, 2019

No longer to single out the Republicans; both events are doing it.

“Tucker Carlson: Mitt Romney helps the station quo. But for all people else, it’s infuriating” [TuckerCarlsonFOX Records]. Right here is somewhat a rant; Romney is factual the epic hook. A sort: “Market capitalism is a instrument, love a staple gun or a toaster. You’d prefer to be a fool to admire it. Our system used to be created by human beings for the obedient thing about human beings. We internet no longer exist to wait on markets. Precise the replacement. Any monetary system that weakens and destroys families isn’t very any longer fee having. A system love that is the enemy of a wholesome society. Internalizing all this would perchance perchance also simply no longer be straightforward for Republican leaders.” • The American Conservative even launched a Tucker Carlson trial balloon. Right here is the sentence that gave me end: “What’s going to it steal a internet a nation love that? Leaders who desire it.” And followers. Followers who desire leaders. So, modified rapture, eh?

“Bernie Sanders Slams ‘Wall Avenue Democrats,’ Hints at 2020: ‘Our Agenda Terrifies the Political and Monetary Institution” [Newsweek]. “In the e mail requesting puny donations, Sanders then said that the elite within the united states would work to discontinue his candidacy. ‘If that occurs, the political, monetary and media elite of this nation will discontinue at nothing to defeat us. that,’ the e mail read, via PBS reporter Yamiche Alcindor. ‘We’ve lived via it together as soon as sooner than. Our tips terrify them. So what they’ll internet is strive to divide us up with assaults—some fresh, some fresh—and our political opponents will spend shameful sums of money on ads to defeat us.’ Sanders’s email then renowned that a centrist neighborhood called 1/three Contrivance—which the e mail dubbed as “Wall Avenue Democrats”—used to be already working ads against him in early main states. ‘They no longer easiest desire to discourage or defeat a Sanders candidacy, they prefer to be obvious that the progressive agenda isn’t very any longer evolved by any individual,’ the e mail read.” • Neglected this one over the holidays.

“Racial polarization within the 2020 main draft – 12/31/18” [Carl Beijer]. On the Suffolk/USA On the present time poll: “There will doubtless be well-known opposition to a Sanders bustle – however it completely overwhelmingly comes from white voters. Unlit voters, in difference, in most cases desire Sanders to bustle again… [I]t appears obvious that mammoth declarations about opposition to any other Sanders bustle simplify a good extra sophisticated racial divide.”

David Brock now: “David Brock Bernie Sanders’ fans can’t be allowed to poison any other Democratic main with personal assaults” [NBC Records]. “In 2016, I ran a pro-Hillary SuperPAC which attempted to defend the candidate against groundless assaults, a total lot of which got here from or originated to her left. Even though they had been customarily to blame of our messaging, it used to be made very obvious to us by our allies at her marketing campaign headquarters that any efforts on our portion to push wait on against the left-flit anti-Clinton brigades had been unwelcome assistance; they feared alienating Sanders’ voters.” • I don’t know what Brock’s operational defintion of “unwelcome assistance” would be; however since the Clinton marketing campaign gave him a million bucks to fund his troll military, it’s no longer mine.

David Brock then: “Dear Senator Sanders: I’m with You within the Battle Ahead” [Medium]. “The progressive inch is solid and growing, thanks in big portion to your candidacy, Senator Sanders, which electrified so many voters. The bedrock American values you championed — of pluralism, equality, and replacement — are ones I fraction. And I hope that we could perchance even also be partners within the fight forward.” • Ah, the simply hand of factual fellowship….

“Mainstream Media Is Blowing Its Coverage Of Elizabeth Warren’s DNA Take a look at” [HuffPo]. “Oops. Neither of these tales integrated comments from any elected tribal leaders. The Post epic didn’t consist of comments from Native other folks at all. Of the three Native voices jumbled at the side of political pundits within the Times epic, one is a known Warren critic and one is a congresswoman-elect whose certain comments had been buried ― a ravishing distortion of how many tribal leaders and Native other folks in fresh if truth be told feel about Warren’s switch.” • This appears love factual reporting to me, however I’ll abolish two comments: (1) There could be, to inform the least, a ramification of understanding on practically every topic among “elected tribal leaders.” The tribes most with out a doubt are no longer a homogenous mass. The Cherokees are essentially the most straightforward ones who topic, and up to now as I’m in a position to issue, a high authority — despite the fact that no longer the executive — has spoken. (2) As I set up announcing, Warren ought to have asked the Cherokees! In what world is that hard, or no longer the very first thing to mediate about?

“The Democratic Vital Doesn’t Must Be a Nightmare” [MichelleGoldbergNew York Times]. “In the end, I grew to change into to the C.F.P.B. itself, filling out a straightforward develop on its internet build of living. About a weeks later, I was notified that the monetary institution had been [fraudulently] deducting money from my epic for years, and I was being refunded extra than $eleven,000. Having financed my agree with maternity scuttle away, it used to be money that I badly wanted…. To me [the CFPB] used to be an astonishingly user-fantastic instrument that lower via opaque company forms on my behalf. My abilities with it fashioned my conception of Warren as an even coverage innovator.” And the simply: “Let’s focus on whose coverage proposals are most likable!” • A factual epic, however studying the epic and what it took to abolish this happen, I’d love to know what the CPFB’s affect is for of us that internet no longer itemize their filings, internet no longer have a husband (or different assistant) to sweep via them seeking to search out deductions, and who can search data from five opt returns. I agree it could well per chance perchance perchance be big to talk coverage, however #MedicareForAll would have increased affect on me and all people I do know than something the CPFB could perchance ever internet. In a similar sort with a Jobs Guarantee, or even (giving Warren credit, here) a Post Discipline of job monetary institution.

2019

AOC dancing (1). Joyfulness is, interestingly, a topic:

…Excessive College video of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — Congratulations New York! pic.twitter.com/VSKdUImhZj

— Dan Jordan (@realdanjordan) January 2, 2019

Let’s factual pray a total bunch of Democrat strategists don’t issue their marks to mimic AOC again.

AOC dancing (2). Basically the most attention-grabbing conservative response I’ve viewed (despite the fact that with the usual tweet deleted, ha ha, too slack).

You f***ing fools, you're making her bulletproof regarding likeability. Hell, *I* love her extra now.

You other folks are so tiring, so unable to sight that your rage and your hatred factual bounces wait on on you. https://t.co/BJadhc8ykl

— Jeff B. (@EsotericCD) January three, 2019

AOC dancing (three). Now, the memes:

I took that video of AOC dancing and grew to change into it into an ad for Medicare For All with a catchy theme song. pic.twitter.com/PLO1WkgEID

— Jonathan Mann (@songadaymann) January three, 2019

(And the inspiring historical previous of the meme at the wait on of the meme, and the copyright disorders keen.) I negate regret as soon as more for slipping into squeeful AOC fan-age; however she’s so lucky in her enemies!

“Why the New Democratic Majority Might well well Work Better Than the Final” [RonBrownsteinThe Atlantic]. “Even though a shrimp smaller, the Democratic caucus that’s assuming vitality is blueprint extra ideologically and geographically cohesive than the occasion’s previous majority 10 years within the past. While the 2009 class integrated an even replacement of Democrats from blue-collar, culturally conservative, rural seats that had been politically trending some distance flung from the occasion, the fresh majority revolves spherical white-collar and racially diverse metropolis and suburban districts that are trending against it.” • Fascinatingly, Brownstein blames the Blue Canines for the Democrat debacles 10 years within the past, when it used to be the DCCC’s choice to wait on them; the DCCC’s habits in 2016 echoes this, as they switch against prosperous suburban Republicans as a replacement of accelerating their imperfect. As an instance:

In her first speech after being newly elected Residence Speaker, middle-simply neoliberal Democrat Nancy Pelosi invoked two outmoded presidents, both Republicans: Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bushhttps://t.co/Mum7D1Cyd7 pic.twitter.com/1L21dT5Me4

— Ben Norton (@BenjaminNorton) January three, 2019

Tick tick tick:

Handiest Seventy six hours left.

“I’ll issue you one thing for obvious: if we [House Democrats] set up the election, within the first one hundred hours, we can pass a $15 minimal wage. We’d quite have it now. We’d quite follow it the wretchedness than wretchedness in regards to the election.”

-Nancy Pelosihttps://t.co/D5TIpyXOnR

— Desire (@philosophrob) January four, 2019

(Peep the background opt.) Authenticating the video, a contemporaneous hyperlink: “Pelosi: Dems will pass $15 minimal wage if we steal vitality.” And certain, in “the first one hundred hours.”

“Residence Democrats pass idea to reopen authorities, with out wall funding” [MarketWatch]. “On their first day within the bulk, Residence Democrats on Thursday night passed a idea to re-launch the authorities with out funding President Donald Trump’s promised border wall…. Requested if she would give Trump $1 for a wall to reopen the authorities, Pelosi said: “One dollar? Yeah, one dollar. The fact is a wall is an immorality. It’s no longer who we are as a nation.’” • Fences are who we are as a nation (and sight the reveal of play in 2010).

Realignment and Legitimacy

“Return of the Neocons” [StephenWertheimNew York Overview of Books]. “In Washington, D.C., liberal foreign coverage arms have reacted to Trump’s presidency much less by reaching out to traditional electorate than by crossing Okay Avenue to abolish fresh motive with their neighborhood neocons. Amongst different efforts, the Heart for American Growth (CAP), the leading Clintonian coverage shop, is now issuing joint experiences with the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), the leading neocon incubator, which this year sent John Bolton to be Nationwide Security Adviser. CAP donated $200,000 to AEI in 2017. ” • Neera Tanden even now making obvious that Wertheim never eats brunch in this metropolis again….

Stats Inquire

Employment Say, December 2018: “Establish aside the dovish focus on a reluctant Federal Reserve after currently’s employment describe for December which some distance surpasses expectations” [Econoday]. “Nonfarm payrolls rose 312,000 for the strongest showing since February final year and among the many very strongest of the total growth. And there are inflationary indicators as wisely with an outsized zero.four % rise in realistic hourly earnings… But any other certain in this describe, which works at the side of manufacturing payrolls, is a jump increased for manufacturing hours in what’s going to be a certain for the arriving industrial manufacturing describe. Most up-to-date economic records had been softening however a describe love this modifications the discussion, no longer no longer as much as for now. Additionally kudos scuttle to ADP which the day previous to this precisely foretold unexpected strength in currently’s describe.” • One other contradiction between records and surveys, too. More: “The family and institution surveys both confirmed different reveal. The year-to-date employment used to be essentially the most productive since 2015. Final month’s employment features had been revised upward. The growth this month used to be wisely above expectations. Precise gripping about this month’s records – this month used to be one of essentially the most productive in 2018” [Econintersect]. “Total, the records this month will doubtless be revised downward as a result of authorities shutdown (as the cutoff for this records used to be sooner than the shutdown). Might well well this be the final hurrah as the economic system is slowing?” And: “Total, this used to be a solid describe. For 2018, job reveal used to be been accurate, averaging 220 thousand per thirty days [Calculated Likelihood].

Shopping Managers Companies and products Index, December 2018: Stronger than anticipated [Econoday]. “Economic records, with the exception of this morning’s employment describe, have in most cases been slowing including this describe.”

Transport: “Container spills are somewhat uncommon within the ocean shipping substitute, with out a longer as much as 1,600 containers misplaced at sea yearly on realistic, of extra than 130 million shipped—about one thousandth of 1%, in accordance to the World Transport Council” [Wall Avenue Journal]. “Composed, the industry is engaged on safety measures to gash losses extra, equivalent to verifying container weights and establishing fresh practices for loading containers onto ships.” • Hmm.

Retail: “The U.S. auto industry is showing indicators of a slowdown. Long-established Motors Co.’s U.S. sales fell nearly three% within the fourth quarter… as feeble substitute in sedans offset GM’s features within the SUV market. U.S. automakers sold a total of about 17.2 million vehicles in 2018, defying earlier predictions of a downturn, however the outlook for 2019 isn’t optimistic as hobby charges rise and extra consumers are having a seek for to fresh vehicles” [Wall Avenue Journal].

Tech: “Marriott Concedes 5 Million Passport Numbers Lost to Hackers Were No longer Encrypted” [New York Times]. “Marriott Worldwide said on Friday that the largest hacking of personal records in historical previous used to be no longer somewhat as mountainous as first feared, however for the first time conceded that its Starwood hotel unit did now not encrypt the passport numbers for roughly five million guests.” • That’s a high effect to pay for a mint on the pillow.

Mr. Market: “Shares pull a U-flip and flit after jobs describe, substitute talks” [Associated Press]. “World stocks are soaring Friday and reversing the mountainous losses they suffered factual a day within the past. The Dow Jones Industrial Moderate soared practically 600 elements within the most up-to-date twist in a wild three months for markets. Hopes for progress within the U.S.-China substitute dispute, a solid describe on the U.S. jobs market and comments from the pinnacle of the U.S. central monetary institution about its hobby fee coverage all mixed to cheer traders.”

Mr. Market: “Trump Took Credit for Stock Market Info. Does He Deserve Blame for the Plunge?” [MarketWatch]. “There’s even a idea as to why volatility remained low despite the Trump chaos: It’s that traders couldn’t read the confusing alerts from Washington, so that they neglected them…. Trump’s leadership sort is also wearing poorly. His process of keeping other folks guessing and off stability could perchance work wisely with adversaries, however it completely alienates friends. ‘I’m no longer responsive to any other U.S. president seeking to weaponize uncertainty. And for factual motive: It harms American interests to boot to foreign ones,’ says Steven Davis, a professor at Gross sales living who helped make an economic coverage uncertainty index. (The information-essentially based fully model of the uncertainty index is factual under the head Tenth of its 34-year range of values.)…. Composed, there’s tough justice in calling out the president for the stock market’s decline, simply because he so step by step cited its rise as evidence of his success.” • Yep.

The Fed: “Dow surges extra than 600 elements at peak, as Fed’s Powell emphasizes sensitivity to monetary circumstances” [MarketWatch]. “The Dow Jones Industrial Moderate on Friday jumped to a fresh peak as a trio of bankers, headlined by present Chairman Jerome Powell, underscored the health of the U.S. economic system however also expressed an attentiveness to a market that has grown fragile amid a spate of hobby-fee will enhance.” • “Attentiveness.”

Police Advise Inquire

“Congressional describe: Misconduct by federal penal complicated leaders ‘neglected’ and ‘covered up’ on a odd foundation” [USA On the present time]. “Excessive misconduct by senior federal penal complicated officers is ‘largely tolerated or neglected altogether’ as the company fostered a tradition in which some had been protected against self-discipline or even commended for their provider by colleagues, in accordance to a fresh congressional evaluate. ‘For prime-ranking officers, depraved habits is neglected or covered up on a odd foundation, and obvious officers who ought to be investigated can set up some distance flung from self-discipline,’ Residence investigators concluded in a 9-internet page describe for the Committee on Oversight and Govt Reform. The evaluate is the most up-to-date rebuke of the Federal Bureau of Prisons the build severe staffing shortages, continual sexual harassment claims and inmate violence have shadowed operations for years.” • And here’s Club Fed, so you must to perchance presumably have in mind what it’s love at the reveal and native level. File under All the pieces Is Be pleased CalPERS.

Gaia

Records you must to perchance presumably use:

Entomology reminder: If you abolish or make a choice a local bee nesting box (love a wood block drilled with holes, or a bundle of hollow straws) reminder they ought to be either cleaned and sterilized or modified every season after they are vacant

— k ☭ w a g a t a (@TeethBeetles) January 2, 2019

I mediate all people is aware of the answer….

Democrats now adjust the total reveal authorities of Colorado — a serious fossil gasoline reveal. The inquire now could perchance be: will they use that vitality to topic the oil/fuel lobby & pass serious local climate policies? https://t.co/amHmlejNfw

— David Sirota (@davidsirota) January four, 2019

“It’s the Discontinuance of the Gene As We Know It” [Nautilus]. “Scientists now have in mind that the working out within the DNA code can easiest wait on as a template for a protein. It’ll’t presumably wait on as instructions for the extra complicated process of hanging the proteins together accurate into a fully functioning being, no extra than the characters on a typewriter can develop a epic…. Eggs and sperm hang a vast sort of elements: enzymes and different proteins; amino acids; vitamins, minerals; fats; RNAs (nucleic acids different than DNA); a total lot of of cell signalling elements; and different products of the of us’ genes, different than genes themselves. Molecular biologists have been describing how these elements develop networks of complicated interactions. Together, they self-position up in accordance to changing circumstances spherical them. Being sensitive to statistical patterns within the modifications, they now stay unsleeping for future states, step by step growing fresh, emergent properties to meet them.”

Our Famously Free Press

“Will the realm embody Notion S, the radical proposal to mandate launch internet entry to to science papers?” [Nature]. “How some distance will Notion S spread? For the reason that September 2018 open of the Europe-backed program to mandate fast launch internet entry to (OA) to scientific literature, sixteen funders in Thirteen international locations have signed on. That’s restful some distance unnerved of Notion S’s ambition: to persuade the realm’s main be taught funders to require fast OA to all published papers stemming from their grants. In December 2018, China taken aback many by expressing solid make stronger for Notion S. This month, a nationwide funding company in Africa is anticipated to hitch, presumably adopted by a 2nd U.S. funder. Others spherical the realm are gripping about whether to signal on. Notion S, scheduled to steal end on 1 January 2020, has drawn make stronger from many scientists, who welcome a shake-up of a publishing system that can perchance perchance generate big income while keeping taxpayer-funded be taught results at the wait on of paywalls. But publishers (including AAAS, which publishes Science) are concerned, and some scientists wretchedness that Notion S could perchance restrict their decisions. If Notion S fails to develop, it could well per chance perchance perchance remain a divisive mandate that applies to easiest a puny percentage of the realm’s scientific papers. To remodel publishing, the idea wishes global settle-in. The extra funders be half of, the extra articles will doubtless be published in OA journals that change to its requirements.” • I don’t know if the realm will embody Notion S, however I doubt Elsevier will. Librarians?

Neoliberal Epidemics

“How neoliberalism is damaging your psychological health” [The Conversation]. “Neoliberalised healthcare requires every affected person (or quite, “client” of healthcare “providers and products”) to steal responsibility for her agree with reveal or behaviour. Psychological healthcare is due to this fact being reframed as a sequence of “outcomes” geared at measurable reveal which the “provider user” must organize by themselves as some distance as conceivable. Access to psychiatric prognosis and make stronger from public health providers and products (and likewise inside of personal or employer-bustle occupational healthcare schemes) customarily is dependent on completion of a mood or symptom diary the utilization of smartphone or Fitbit self-monitoring tactics. And there could perchance even simply wisely be extra punitive future penalties for failure to self-note, as employers and presumably profit companies abolish extra vitality to expose this blueprint of efficiency from workers.” • From 2018, restful germane.

Class War

“In the wait on of the epidemic of police killings in The united states: Class, poverty and fling” [WSWS] (facets two and three). “This sight opinions the total records available on police shootings for the year 2017, and analyzes it in accordance with geography, income, and poverty ranges, to boot to fling. It identifies a serious omission within the total published accounts: the vast and rising loss of life toll among working-class white men in rural and puny-metropolis The united states, who’re being killed by police at charges that reach these of murky men in metropolis areas. Police violence is centered overwhelmingly on men lowest on the socio-economic ladder: in rural areas launch air the South, predominately white men; within the Southwest, disproportionately Hispanic men; in mid-size and main cities, disproportionately murky men. deal, within the rural South, the build the population is racially mixed, white men and murky men are killed by police at nearly equivalent charges. What unites these victims of police violence isn’t very any longer their fling, however their class station (to boot to, for certain, their gender).” • Whaddaya know. Effectively fee a read.

“A dozen public-faculty presidents are paid over $1 million, however internet taxpayers sight the profit?” [MarketWatch]. “There’s no evidence that paying a public-faculty president extra ends in increased income for the college — either within the develop of a enhance in reveal appropriations to the college or a soar in bucks raised from non-public sources, in accordance to be taught published this week within the Overview of Elevated Training, an tutorial journal.” • If that’s your metric…

And talking of the grifts of academe:

The College of Michigan Has At Least eighty two Beefy-Time Diversity Officers at a Complete Annual Payroll Fee of $10.6M. That Would Beef up Beefy In-Advise Tuition for 708 College students. pic.twitter.com/hdvgCMaSAc

— Imprint J. Perry (@Mark_J_Perry) December 31, 2018

“The Unsexy Truth About the Avital Ronell Scandal” [Chronicle of Elevated Training]. “Placing over all of these exchanges, unmentioned, is the inquire of vitality. Right here is a grad pupil seeking to abolish his manner in an establishment the build every thing is dependent on the factual (or depraved) note of his adviser.” • Vitality is both gender and fling fluid, as we sight both from the Ronell epic, and the most up-to-date Fryer scandal at Harvard.

Records of the Wired

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This projet defeat ReCaptcha with ninety one% accuracy 🤩. How? It is seemingly you’ll perchance perchance ask. They ask for the audio topic, dl the mp3, forward it to Google Speech2Text API and submit the answer wait on… and it works 🤦🏻‍♂️ https://t.co/VRIs5L8zSM pic.twitter.com/2wbksku9OK

— 𝑭𝒓𝒂𝒏𝒄𝒐𝒊𝒔-𝑮𝒖𝒊𝒍𝒍𝒂𝒖𝒎𝒆 𝑹𝒊𝒃𝒓𝒆𝒂𝒖 (@FGRibreau) January three, 2019

“China turns into first nation to land on the Moon’s some distance aspect (Updated)” [Nature]. “Chang’e-four reportedly landed at some stage within the Von Kármán Crater at 2:26 UT on three January, and has sent wait on its first photos. At 14:22 UT the mission’s a hundred and forty-kilogram Yutu2 rover drove down a ramp and onto the lunar terrain, in accordance to photos extensively circulated on social media. Because the Moon’s some distance aspect is completely hidden from Earth, the information of Chang’e-four’s a hit touchdown used to be relayed by a spacecraft called Queqiao. It has been circling spherical a gravitationally accurate point about 60,000 kilometres previous the Moon since it launched in Can also.” More:

China's #Change4 rover is now in action on the some distance aspect of the Moon. pic.twitter.com/sZSmR6KCt8

— LunarOrbiter (@LunarOrbiter) January three, 2019


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