Mike Bloomberg once said taking too much money from the rich and giving it to the poor was a bigger problem than income inequality

by jzeballos@businessinsider.com (Joseph Zeballos-Roig) | Business Insider

Democratic presidential candidate and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks at a campaign event Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020, in Providence, R.I. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

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  • Bloomberg once said in 2018 that taking too much money from the rich was a bigger problem than income inequality.

They Documented the Coronavirus Crisis in Wuhan. Then They Vanished.

by Vivian Wang | The New York Times

In this photo released by Xinhua News Agency, workers disinfect closed shop lots following the coronavirus outbreak, in Jiang’an District of Wuhan in central China’s Hubei Province, Monday, Feb. 10, 2020. Mainland China has reported another rise in cases of the new virus after a sharp decline the previous day, while the number of deaths grow over 900, with at least two more outside the country.

New Yahoo News/YouGov poll shows Sanders’s strength going head-to-head with rivals

by Andrew Romano, West Coast Correspondent | Yahoo News

A new Yahoo News/YouGov poll shows that Sen. Bernie Sanders would defeat each of the other Democratic presidential candidates in a one-on-one race — in many instances by double-digit margins. 

Sanders won the most votes in Iowa and New Hampshire and now leads in national surveys.… Continues

Wandering Earth Transport Truck CN114-03 1/100 Scale Model Kit


Wandering Earth Transport Truck CN114-03 1/100 Scale Model Kit:

Here is a fantastic plastic model kit of the amazing Transport Truck from the 2019 hit film The Wandering Earth. The Wandering Earth is the largest budget sci-fi film of all time in China and was dubbed into English for the american Netflix audience.… Continues

Moscow’s Su-35 Fighter Turned Out Better Than Russia’s Military Ever Expected

And that has implications for the Su-57.

by Mark Episkopos | The National Interest

Key point: The Su-57 is a long-term investment that will incrementally phase out older aircraft to become Russia’s staple air superiority platform

“A unique machine, a deadly aerial fist,” is how the official television channel of the Russian Ministry of Defense introduced the Su-35S superiority fighter earlier this week.… Continues

Israel Is So Confident In Its F-35s That They May Be Flying Over Iran

A risky power play.

by Michael Peck | The National Interest

Key point: Israel’s enemies are unprepared to fight Jerusalem’s F-35s.

Israel’s F-35 stealth fighters are positively supernatural: here, there and everywhere. In 2018, the Israeli Air Force claimed its new F-35s had attacked Iranian targets in Syria.… Continues