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Censorship and opacity at the UN

Ban Ki-moon publicly acknowledged Thursday that he removed the Saudi-led coalition currently bombing Yemen from a blacklist of child killers — 72 hours after it was published — due to a financial threat to defund United Nations programs.  302 more words

Politics

Piers Corbyn on religion of climate change

Piers Corbyn, a meteorologist (and brother to Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn), says the religion of climate change is a con. Much of it is being pushed by big money, and politicians that are twisting science for their tax and spend agenda for their friends in industry.

Health Officials Warn Zika Could Spread Across More Gulf States

This warning comes just days after the Center for Disease Control expanded on its first ever domestic travel warning by advising pregnant women not to travel to Miami Beach due to the spread of Zika. 51 more words

NEWS

Are We "E"-Overwhelmed?, Do We Participate in Readalongs?, & Other Life and Death Questions

Lory’s enjoyable post at Emerald City Book Review, “How do You Follow Other Blogs?”, made me realize that I don’t.   I am “e”-Overwhelmed by notifications of online book group schedules, catalogue sales,  Yahoo book group digests, alerts for newsletters, Goodreads author alerts, Twitter alerts (but I don’t have a Twitter account!), and links to dismaying  articles at my favorite “liberal” publications knocking even the Democrats off the pedestal (please don’t!), and political organizations demanding money. 463 more words

A River Ran Through It

It wasn’t until I examined the soil I was standing on when I realized I had been trudging on what was a riverbed. As the river struggled to swell enough to cover its former territories, a small cattle took comfort in the sprouting greens that signalled their widening grazing land. 113 more words

Photography

Time is running out

“What we’ve seen for the first six months of 2016 is really quite alarming. We would have thought it would take several years to warm up like this. 38 more words

Global Climate Change