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Reuters.com: Thursday Briefing

U.S. Congress seeks to ward off government shutdown. Views expressed in this geopolitical news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents. Accessed on 30 September 2021, 1855 UTC. Content supplied by "Reuters.com." Source:   https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/#inbox/FMfcgzGlkFqWwhxGgLhhDcFtsvVSpFDt Please click link or scroll down to read your selections. Thanks for joining us today. Russ Roberts https://www.hawaiigeopoliticalnews.com The Reuters Daily Briefing Thursday, September 30, 2021 by Linda Noakes Sponsored by   Hello Here's what you need to know. How global supply chains are falling out of fashion, the king of oil bets on batteries for a green world, and a 96-year-old war crimes suspect is on the run Today's biggest stories The U.S. Capitol seen through a skylight window at dusk, September 29, 2021. REUTERS/Tom Brenner U.S. Democratic divisions are  imperiling President Joe Biden's agenda  to invest in infrastructure, expand social services and a

The New York Times: The Morning

Vaccine firings, Britney Spears, Swimming with sharks. Views expressed in this geopolitical news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents. Accessed on 30 September 2021, 1232 UTC. Content supplied by "The New York Times." Source:   https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/#inbox/FMfcgzGlkFqWwbKRvhNGThbcZfjtVTtC Please scroll down to read your selections. Thanks for joining us today. Russ Roberts https://www.hawaiigeopoliticalnews.com September 30, 2021 By  David Leonhardt Good morning. Immunization mandates aren’t new. One helped win the American Revolution. A vaccination site in New York City this week. Justin Lane/EPA, via Shutterstock The right to health The United States owes its existence as a nation partly to an immunization mandate. In 1777, smallpox was a big enough problem for the bedraggled American army that George Washington thought it could jeopardize the Revolution. An outbreak had already led to one American defeat, at the Battle of Quebec. To prevent more