THE SECRET TO MAKING CONSERVATIVES CARE ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE...

Apr 29, 2016 Posted by

[Translate] TAKE PART DAILY New research says environmentalists should frame their arguments in ways that will appeal to other people’s values. (Photo: George Rose/Getty Images) Richard Conniff is the author of House of Lost Worlds: Dinosaurs, Dynasties, and the Story of Life on Earth, and other books.   Environmentalists are, by and large, idiots when it comes to talking with the people who disagree with us. We go on (and on) about fairness, about injustice, about caring. We are outraged. We are gloomy. Everything is going extinct, and it’s because of that company you work for or that hamburger you’re eating. And, sure, everything does seem to be going extinct, and there is plenty of blame to go around. But people just tune us out. Is there a better way? A way that might...

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HOW TO TALK TO YOUR FRIENDS ABOUT THE PARIS AGREEMENT...

Apr 29, 2016 Posted by

[Translate] THE CLIMATE REALITY PROJECT You don’t have to be a policy wonk to understand what’s happening with the Paris Agreement. When a record-breaking 175 nations attended the UN ceremony on April 22 to sign the Paris Agreement, Earth Day 2016 officially became one for the history books. But with a whole bunch of technical and official-sounding terms flying around, it’s not always immediately clear what exactly is happening or why. Here’s how to answer common questions your friends – on the internet or IRL – are probably asking about what’s going on. 1. In one sentence – what’s the big deal? On April 22 – Earth Day – the Paris Agreement became one step closer to having legal effect around the world, as the 195 countries that adopted the agreement in December began...

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Watch: Amy Goodman Reveals How the Media Ruins Elections...

Apr 28, 2016 Posted by

[Translate] Election 2016 “We need a media that covers power, not covers for power.” By Alexandra Rosenmann / AlterNet Photo Credit: Democracy Now! Can you really tell the difference between mainstream media channels when they all basically cover Trump nonstop? Amy Goodman, host of Democracy Now!, was featured in a video for AJ+, a social media and mobile channel run by Al Jazeera. In it, she said, “I see the media as a huge kitchen table that stretches across the globe that we all sit around and debate the most important issues of the day. War and peace. Life and death.” Goodman believes that “Anything less than that is a disservice to a democratic society.” How much does this disservice affect our decision-making, particularly when it comes to voting? “It is critical in an election year to...

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CDC ADMITS FLU SHOTS FAIL HALF THE TIME...

Apr 28, 2016 Posted by

[Translate] NATIONAL VACCINE INFORMATION CENTER By Barbara Loe Fisher To activate and view hyperlinked references, please click here once and then click any superscripted number below to access a hyperlinked reference, or scroll down to the bottom of the article to view all hyperlinked references. Americans have never been big fans of flu shots. During the 2009 “swine flu” influenza A pandemic, only about 40 percent of adults bothered to roll up their sleeves. 1 Last year, flu vaccine rates were still just 47 percent for adults but pediatricians had vaccinated 75 percent of children under two years old. 2 Perhaps it is because parents are being thrown out of pediatricians’ offices if they don’t give their children every federally recommended vaccine – or maybe it is just because adults can talk about how...

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The Best Reason for Bernie Sanders to Fight On: Hawkish, Neoliberal Clintons Need a Watchful Eye From Progressives...

Apr 27, 2016 Posted by

[Translate] Yes, Sanders needs to play it smart from here. But let’s not forget that we need a check on Hillary’s deep failings. By Jim Sleeper / Salon   VIA ALTERNET Photo Credit: White House, via Wikimedia Commons Because Bernie Sanders didn’t do nearly as well in three of the five “the Acela primaries” — so named because Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Connecticut and Rhode Island are all on the route of Amtrak’s high-speed Washington-to-Boston Acela route—as he did in heartland primaries and caucuses last month, the wise and the mighty of the Democratic Party and the press who regularly travel that route will now call more loudly than they already have for him to stand down as a candidate and to focus his and his supporters’ energies instead on helping Hillary Clinton to discredit Donald Trump or any Republican opponent. But it’s...

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VAXXED, THE MOVIE COMING TO SAN DIEGO, SANTA ANA, SAN FRANCISCO AND BERKELEY THIS WEEK!...

Apr 27, 2016 Posted by

[Translate]              THE CONTROVERSIAL DOCUMENTARY ABOUT THE CDC WHISTLEBLOWER–        VAXXED: FROM COVERUP TO CATASTROPHE-IS COMING TO SAN DIEGO, SANTA ANA, SAN FRANCISCO AND BERKELEY THIS WEEK! “VAXXED” opens with special Q&A with the filmmakers- Dr. Andrew Wakefield, Del Bigtree and Polly Tommey – Tickets now on sale. For more info: www.vaxxedthemovie.com Landmark Opera Plaza Cinema 601 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94102 https://www.landmarktheatres.com/…/vaxxed-from-cover-up-to-… Landmark California Theatre 2113 Kittredge St, Berkeley, CA 94704 https://www.landmarktheatres.com/…/vaxxed-from-cover-up-to-… .. EXCLUSIVE SAN DIEGO ENGAGEMENT STARTS – 4/22 Angelika Film Center (San Diego, CA) –11620 Carmel Mountain Rd, San Diego, CA 92128 TICKETS ON SALE NOW: https://www.angelikafilmcenter.com/sandiego/film/vaxxed-from-cover-up-to-catastrophe Group Ticket Sales: https://www.angelikafilmcenter.com/sandiego/events/group-ticket #  #  #  #     PRESS CONTACT: Dawna Shuman, Lighthouse Public Relations  PH: 818.789.1077; dslighthousepr@aol.com                                        LightHouse PR LightHouse...

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SO YOU’VE RUINED A TOWN AND POISONED ITS CHILDREN — WHAT NEXT? BILL THEM FOR YOUR LEGAL COSTS...

Apr 27, 2016 Posted by

[Translate] Devil’s Tower By Mark Sumner  VIA DAILY KOS     Darnell Earley was appointed as emergency manager of Flint, Michigan, by Gov. Rick Snyder. As emergency manager he had expansive powers including control over the city’s public works, and while it was yet another Synder-appointed emergency manager who signed the contract to start pumping water out of the Flint River, Earley was the man in charge when the switch over actually happened and lead started leaching into the water delivered to homes. Earley is, with some justification, under criminal investigation as part of the ongoing Flint crisis. So it’s not surprising that he’s hired a lawyer. What is surprising is what he did with his legal bills. Former Flint emergency manager Darnell Earley tried to bill the cash-strapped city $750 an hour for an attorney to sit with...

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NEPAL DISASTER: HOW CLIMATE CHANGE TRIGGERS EARTHQUAKES...

Apr 27, 2016 Posted by

[Translate]                                                            Nepal_Earthquake_2015_002 Image by Nirmal Dulal and courtesy of Wikimedia Commons. One year ago, Nepal was rocked by a devastating 7.8-magnitude earthquake. In conjunction with a major aftershock one month later, the April 25 disaster claimed around 9,000 lives, injured tens of thousands more, and reduced holy sites like the Dharahara tower and Vatsala Durga to rubble. Relief Web The quake was not entirely unexpected. Residents in this seismically active part of the world have collected records of seismic activity for hundreds if not thousands of years. Earlier earthquakes have done far more damage. An 8.1-magnitude quake in 1934, for example, resulted in the deaths of 19,000 in Nepal and neighboring India. But as world leaders lined up at the United Nations on Friday to commit their nations to greenhouse gas reductions intended...

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WARNING: TPP REARING ITS UGLY HEAD...

Apr 27, 2016 Posted by

[Translate] Dave Johnson  AMERICANS FOR A SAFE FUTURE The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) went dormant in Congress after election season began. It became clear that the public despises our country’s corporate-dominated “trade deals” that let companies just lay people off and close factories here to take advantage of conditions in countries that allow people and the environment to be exploited. Candidates who could sense which way the wind was blowing told voters they oppose TPP, and Congress dropped it — for now. But now people who follow these things are hearing more and more talk behind the scenes that indicate corporate America is going to try to push TPP through in the “lame duck” Congressional session after the elections. This is a session in which the old Congress consisting of the ones who might have...

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THE NORTH POLE IS MOVING, AND NOW WE KNOW WHAT’S CAUSING IT — US...

Apr 26, 2016 Posted by

[Translate] Hard Science FUTURISM NASA/JPL-Caltech In Brief Something strange is happening to our planet. Around the year 2000, the North rotational pole started migrating eastward at a vigorous clip. Now, scientists at NASA have figured out what’s going on…and humans are behind it. You might not feel it personally, but Earth’s rotational spin axis—is shifting. Around the beginning of the 21st century, scientists started noticing that the North rotational pole was moving eastward. Now, scientists from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory believe they have a plausible reason as to why. Human Disturbances Earths rotational axis is constantly shifting – that’s nothing new. It’s because Earth (and any other planet in existence) isn’t a perfect sphere. It’s imperfect, cover with bumps and chasms. “If you take a chunk of material from some area, you are breaking...

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CHICKEN POX VACCINE MAY INCREASE SHINGLES RISK...

Apr 26, 2016 Posted by

[Translate] by Kate Raines  NATIONAL VACCINE INFORMATION CENTER   10 52 print this page Story Highlights Following recovery from varicella zoster (chickenpox) virus infection, the virus lies dormant and occasionally reactivates as herpes zoster (shingles) later in life. When the live virus chickenpox vaccine was licensed in 1995, it was known that an increase in the incidence of shingles was likely if the vaccine was mandated and children obtained artificial vaccine immunity rather than natural immunity. The predicted increase in shingles incidence has been verified, and future research may more fully explain if and why natural “exogenous boosting” prevents reactivation of the chickenpox virus as shingles. Before the licensing of the live varicella zoster (chickenpox) virus vaccine in 1995 and subsequent mandating of the vaccine for all children in the U.S., chickenpox itself was considered one...

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SEYMOUR HERSH REACTS TO OBAMA’S PLAN TO SEND 250 MORE U.S. SPECIAL OPS TROOPS TO SYRIA...

Apr 25, 2016 Posted by

[Translate] http://www.globalpossibilities.org/seymour-hersh-reacts-to-obamas-plan-to-send-250-more-u-s-special-ops-troops-to-syria/President Obama has announced the deployment of 250 more Special Operations troops to Syria in a move that nearly doubles the US presence in the country. This comes just days after the Obama administration announced 217 more troops would be sent to Iraq to help in the fight against the self-proclaimed Islamic State. As the US expands its presence in Iraq and Syria, we speak with the legendary investigative journalist Seymour Hersh, who has just published a new book titled The Killing of Osama bin Laden. In the introduction, Hersh writes: “It’s now evident, fifteen years after the 9/11 attacks, that Obama’s foreign policy has maintained many of the core elements of the Global War on Terror initiated by his predecessor — assassinations, drone attacks, heavy reliance on special forces, covert operations and,...

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THIS INDUSTRY IS LITERALLY MAKING A KILLING...

Apr 25, 2016 Posted by

[Translate]   By Rebecca Green, OtherWords | Op-Ed The 2016 presidential elections are proving historic, and not just because of the surprising success of self-proclaimed socialist Bernie Sanders, the lively debate among feminists over whether to support Hillary Clinton, or Donald Trump’s unorthodox candidacy. The elections are also groundbreaking because they’re revealing more dramatically than ever the corrosive effect of big money on our decaying democracy. Following the 2010 Citizens United Supreme Court decision and related rulings, corporations and the wealthiest Americans gained the legal right to raise and spend as much money as they want on political candidates. The 2012 elections were consequently the most expensive in US history. And this year’s races are predicted to cost even more. With the general election still six months away, donors have already sunk $1 billion into the presidential race — with $619 million...

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COURTS CONFIRM LINK BETWEEN MMR VACCINE AND AUTISM...

Apr 25, 2016 Posted by

[Translate]  By: Atreyee Chowdhury AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL REVIEW Finally, courts in the US have confirmed that MMR vaccine can cause autism and stomach disorders, vindicating the stance of Dr Andrew Wakefield who had first made the claim about 15 years ago. The doctor was then maligned by drug companies and the media for his research and findings to such an extent that he had to end up not being able to practice medicine. He however stuck to his stance against the vaccine and became a best-selling author and also the founder of Strategic Autism Initiative and the director of the Autism Media Channel. After so many years of belittling the doctor and destroying his career, the media and the courts have confirmed that MMR vaccine was the most likely cause of autism and stomach disorders...

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WE’RE AT WAR, SAYS ORGANIZER BEHIND EDUCATION PROTESTS SWEEPING THE COUNTRY...

Apr 25, 2016 Posted by

[Translate] THINK PROGRESS by Casey Quinlan CREDIT: Keron Blair/Facebook   Keron Blair will look you directly in the eye the whole time he’s talking to you, making sure you absorb every single word he’s saying. His personality seemed a bit reserved when he sat down with me at a Starbucks to discuss Alliance to Reclaim Our Schools, the coalition he is director of, which been responsible for organizing and supporting school protests across the country. But when you listen to his speeches, you hear a minister’s voice. “Public education…could die on our watch,” Blair said at a recent event for the Milwaukee Teachers Association. “The reality is what drew me to this fight is the shared acknowledgement that we are in fact at war, and what I’ve learned about wartime is that you cannot...

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DAYS OF REVOLT: WALL STREET CRIMINALS AND THE FUTURE OF OUR ECONOMY (VIDEO)...

Apr 25, 2016 Posted by

[Translate] teleSUR Parasitic capitalism is at work in the United States, according to Michael Hudson, a professor of economics at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Hudson and Chris Hedges continue their discussion of the American economy in another episode of teleSUR’s program “Days of Revolt.” (To hear the first part of their discussion, click here.) Hudson, author of the new book “Killing the Host: How Financial Parasites and Debt Bondage Destroy the Global Economy,” worked on Wall Street for many years before he began teaching, and he explains that most politicians are reliant on Wall Street for campaign fundraising, a relationship that crosses party lines. Regardless of the particulars, “the job of the politician is to promise the nice vision, and then double-cross the constituents,” he says. On Wall Street, if you buy garbage...

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THE PANAMA PAPERS: LAUNDERING HAVENS FOR WAR BUDGETS (VIDEO)...

Apr 25, 2016 Posted by

[Translate] In mid-April, economist Michael Hudson told The Real News Network that global oil and mining industries and the U.S. State Department created Panama and Liberia for the express purpose of tax evasion.Read a full transcript of Hudson’s exchange with host Sharmini Peries below. —Posted by Alexander Reed Kelly. SHARMINI PERIES, TRNN: It’s the Real News Network. I’m Sharmini Peries coming to you from Baltimore. Within a week the 11 million documents called the Panama papers, published by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, has become a household name. The documents are connected to the Panama law firm Mossack Fonsesca that helped establish offshore accounts for some of the wealthiest and most powerful leaders to launder money and evade taxes. On Tuesday the police in Panama raided the Mossack Fonseca law firm to search...

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TOP SIX GREEN ENERGY GOOD NEWS STORIES FROM PARIS COP21...

Apr 25, 2016 Posted by

[Translate]   By Juan Cole  TRUTHDIG This post originally ran on Truthdig contributor Juan Cole’s website.World leaders signed the COP21 Paris climate accord on Friday, Earth Day.  Whether it will be meaningful in stopping carbon dioxide emissions and emissions of other dangerous greenhouse gases that are warming our planet remains to be seen.  But there is some good news on the emissions front, and new renewable energy installations are key to it. 1.  The world’s production of carbon dioxide remained flat at 32.1 billion metric tons per annum for the second year in a row.  In the past 25 years it has been rare for emissions not to grow, except in years of severe economic downturn such as 2009.  In 2012 and 2013 emissions grew by 4% a year.  But in 2014 they grew...

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Fracking a Possible Cause of Disturbing Birth Defects and Deaths Found in Horses...

Apr 25, 2016 Posted by

[Translate] Environment Research has linked the presence of the byproducts of hydraulic fracturing to numerous animal deaths and stillbirths. By Lorraine Berry / Raw Story Photo Credit: Screenshot/Ithaca Journal In New York’s Southern Tier, local newspapers are investigating the connection between a local racetrack owner’s sick foals and the fracking fluids present on his farmland. The Ithaca Journal featured a report by Tom Wilber in which he investigated the ongoing issue with foals being born without the ability to swallow — seventeen of them so far — on the breeding farm of Jeff Gural, owner of the Tioga Downs, Meadowlands Racetrack, and Vernon Downs. The foals have survived, although all of them have had to be transported to Cornell’s School of Veterinary Medicine, located fifty miles north in Ithaca, New York. An earlier study by Cornell professor Robert Oswald...

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A Member of Congress Just Issued a Warning to the World Bank: ‘Stop Privatizing Water’...

Apr 25, 2016 Posted by

[Translate] Water Rep. Gwen Moore’s actions could mean the beginning of the end of the World Bank’s harmful water-for-profit pursuits. By Jesse Bragg / AlterNet Photo Credit: Wikipedia Around the globe, people’s access to water is being threatened every day by one of the most powerful institutions on the globe—the World Bank. Under the guise of development, the World Bank and its investment arm, the International Finance Corporation, invest hundreds of millions in water privatization schemes that reduce access to water, increase costs and have a devastating impact on people. What’s worse is that the IFC often positions itself to profit from these projects, creating an irreconcilable conflict of interest. But one congresswoman just took a stand against this threat that could mean the beginning of the end of the World Bank’s harmful water-for-profit...

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‘Catastrophic Leak’ Found at Hanford Nuclear Site in Washington State...

Apr 25, 2016 Posted by

[Translate] Environment “This is probably the biggest event to ever happen in tank farm history.” The Watchers Radioactive waste ; Chemist in protective suit the disposal of radioactive waste Photo Credit: overcrew/Shutterstock The amount of radioactive waste that has been leaking between the two walls of one of the underground tanks at Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Washington State for several years grew dramatically on Sunday, April 17, with up to 13,000 liters (3,500 gallons) of new waste. The leak occurred at the double-shell storage known as AY-102, which has been leaking small amounts of nuclear waste since 2011. It is estimated that about 265 liters (70 gallons) of waste leaked from the tank in recent years. Although it’s unclear exactly how much waste spilled out over the weekend, estimates place the amount at somewhere between 11,300...

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DRUG MAKERS SPEND BIG TO FIGHT CALIFORNIA PRICE CONTROL REFERENDUM...

Apr 25, 2016 Posted by

[Translate]   By William D. Cohan GettyImages-56616392.jpg | Getty The industry is expected to pour $100 million into an effort to squash the November ballot initiative. By Nancy Cook and Sarah Karlin-Smith   Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton give drug makers the jitters when they talk about Medicare negotiating the prices of prescription drugs. But the biggest near-term threat to the industry comes from a California ballot initiative that would test a version of that idea in the most populous state. That ballot initiative “is a grenade being rolled into the conversation, and it is being taken very seriously,” says a Republican drug lobbyist in Washington, D.C. Drug companies are expected to pour $100 million into an effort to squash the referendum in what will be a test of the industry’s strength at a...

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CLINTON’S DEFENSE OF BIG MONEY WON’T CUT IT...

Apr 25, 2016 Posted by

[Translate] AMERICANS FOR A SAFE FUTURE Robert Borosage Hillary Clinton’s heated defense of the money she has raised from Wall Street and other interests won’t cut it. Her protests contradict the basic case that virtually all Democrats and reformers have made for getting big money out of politics. It is vital that voters not be misled by them. Normally, liberal politicians defend setting up super PACs, and collecting large sums from big donors, because while they pledge to curb the influence of the rich and corporations in our politics if elected, they can’t “unilaterally disarm.” Clinton repeats this argument, but it has less force against Bernie Sanders who not only has made the corrosive effect of big money contributions central to his campaign, but has demonstrated that it is possible to be competitive without...

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THIS ELECTION IS TEACHING OUR KIDS BAD HABITS...

Apr 24, 2016 Posted by

[Translate] On the day before Easter, PEZ Candy USA had to cancel its annual egg hunt in Orange, Connecticut. Adults rushed the fields where the eggs and candy had been put out, pushing aside and trampling the little ones in a mad scramble to grab the goodies for their own children. Noses bled, tears were shed and next time — if there is one — PEZ will have to have lots of security guards on hand to keep the grown-ups from behaving like idiots.The debacle kind of reminded me of this year’s election. As this grim electoral season cycles on, I sometimes think we’re all living in Ghostbusters II, with that river of ugly pink slime coursing underneath our feet, violently reacting to our collective negativity and hate and making them worse. The decline in the level of discourse...

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JOHN KERRY TUGS AT HEARTSTRINGS AT THE PARIS SIGNING (it’s a weak agreement, but we have to start somewhere, ccd)...

Apr 24, 2016 Posted by

[Translate] By Rebecca Leber   GRIST Secretary of State John Kerry, ever the diplomat, sure knows how to melt our cold hearts on Earth Day. Representatives from 175 countries marked the occasion with a formal signing ceremony of the Paris climate agreement at the United Nations. In an event featuring a sea of green ties, Kerry made a different kind of symbolic statement, holding his 2-year-old granddaughter Isabelle as he signed the agreement. The ceremony is only a first step to seeing the Paris agreement enter into force. Fifty-five countries representing at least 55 percent of global emissions still need to ratify the agreement, which the U.S. and China (the two biggest emitters) plan on doing this year. Even once it’s ratified, there’s a lot of work left to be done. Top U.S. climate negotiator Todd Stern told Grist in an interview,...

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WE’RE FLIRTING WITH APOCALYPSE: THE PLANET INCHES EVER CLOSER TO 1.5C DEGREE THRESHOLD...

Apr 24, 2016 Posted by

[Translate] Analysis finds the world will have to dramatically accelerate emissions reductions to meet Paris climate agreement VIDEO Climate Central   VIA SALON.COM This article originally appeared on Climate Central. Global leaders are meeting in New York this week to sign the Paris climate agreement. One of the expressed purposes of the document is to limit warming to “well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels and pursuing efforts to limit the temperature increase to 1.5°C.” A Climate Central analysis shows that the world will have to dramatically accelerate emissions reductions if it wants to meet that goal. The average global temperature change for the first three months of 2016 was 1.48°C, essentially equaling the 1.5°C warming threshold agreed to by COP 21 negotiators in Paris last December. February exceeded the 1.5°C target at 1.55°C, marking...

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U.S. TRADE POLICY: POPULIST ANGER OR OUT-OF-TOUCH ELITES?...

Apr 24, 2016 Posted by

[Translate] Posted April 18, 2016 at 12:30 pm by Jeff Faux   This post originally appeared in The Globalist. The presidential primary campaigns of both political parties have exposed widespread voter anger over U.S. global trade policies. In response, hardly a day has recently gone by without the New York Times, the Washington Post and other defenders of the status quo lecturing their readers on why unregulated foreign trade is good for them. The ultimate conclusion is always the same—that voters should leave complicated issues like this to those intellectually better qualified to deal with them. Trade experts, according to Binyamin Appelbaum of the Times have been “surprised” at the popular discontent over this issue. Their surprise only shows how disconnected the elite and the policy class that supports it is from the way most people actually...

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FOR PEACE WITH RUSSIA, PREPARE FOR WAR IN EUROPE: NATO AND CONVENTIONAL DETERRENCE...

Apr 23, 2016 Posted by

[Translate]                                                                                      Photo credit: Spc. Cassandra Simonton, U.S. Army Europe Elbridge Colby and Jonathan Solomon The dangerous and irresponsible flyovers by Su-24 attack aircraft of the U.S. Navy destroyer USS Donald Cook operating in international waters in the Baltic Sea a few days ago, followed by a Russian aircraft’s hazardous flyby of a U.S. reconnaissance aircraft in international airspace just a few days later, are a reminder that, while many hope for a relaxation of tensions with Moscow, that is likely to be wishful thinking. Whether we want it or not, relations between the United States and its NATO allies on the one side and Russia on the other are likely to remain distrustful and tense. More to the point, they are likely to remain shadowed by the possibility of crisis and even conflict....

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MORE THAN 10.35 MILLION PEOPLE ARE IN PRISON AROUND THE WORLD...

Apr 23, 2016 Posted by

[Translate] TRUTHDIG   Mark Rain / CC-BY-2.0 A World Prison Brief study released earlier this year found that the number of people held in detention centers worldwide may exceed 11 million. The organization reports: The WPPL provides up-to-date information on the global prison population and the rate per 100,000 of the national population in 223 countries and territories. Figures are unavailable for only three countries – Eritrea, North Korea and Somalia. … There are more than 2.2 million prisoners in the United States of America, more than 1.65 million in China [whose population is 4.3 times larger] (plus an unknown number in pre-trial detention or ‘administrative detention’), 640,000 in the Russian Federation, 607,000 in Brazil, 418,000 in India, 311,000 in Thailand, 255,000 in Mexico and 225,000 in Iran. The countries with the highest prison...

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