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Water Policy Issues, with a Focus on the US Southwest

Water policy issues are very important, but we haven’t discussed them much on this blog yet. Much of my information here comes from Ellen Hanak and other analysts of the Public Policy Institute of California ( 1,495 more words

Climate Change

Reflection of Chapter 10: Power Democracy and US Policy in Central America

This chapter talks a lot about the American policies in Central America during the Cold War. One central theme that I noticed while reading the chapter was America’s fear of communism. 266 more words

IOF + APD = excessive force

There may be a connection between the Albuquerque Police Department (APD) and the Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF), as I wrote about here.

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My Experience with the Congressional Visit Day

Last week, I participated in the Congressional Visit Day (CVD) with the American Astronomical Society (AAS). I was just one member in a group of eighteen AAS members—a diverse group from around the country involved in many different subspecialties of astronomical research, as well as various teaching and outreach programs. 1,135 more words

Science Research

US stands alone

The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) is only 8 years old — a baby really in the grand scheme of things. There are 47 members elected by the UN General Assembly. 490 more words


The Proposed Fiscal Year 2015 Budget: Thoughts on its Implications for Science

I’d like to make a few comments on the proposed US federal budget for Fiscal Year 2015 (FY15, which starts in October), especially on its implications for science research and education in this country. 1,004 more words

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