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Michael T. Klare: Beyond Harvey and Irma

Militarizing Homeland Security in the Climate-Change Era

Deployed to the Houston area to assist in Hurricane Harvey relief efforts, U.S. military forces hadn’t even completed their assignments when they were hurriedly dispatched to Florida, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. 2,864 more words

Opinion Leaders

Judith A. Brice: Collage

After the hurricane, the deluge

of drops and days, we wondered

if it might happen again,

if the cerise and ocher blue

would collage the sky taupe/black, 47 more words

Poetry

The new morality

The agenda of the New Atheists was never simply to promote science and materialism over and against religious belief and super-naturalism (though that was core); it was also the promotion of a new morality: an attempt to show that religion was not only untrue but… 2,439 more words

Features

Environmentalists oppose dam, seek to keep Indians in the dark

India will soon have the Sardar Sarovar Dam on the Narmada river in the country’s western state of Gujarat built. According to Reuters once completed, the dam… 269 more words

The Lorax Hates Me

My name is Angela, and I speak for the grad students…

We’ve all read The Lorax–he’s a little dude (like a fuzzy Danny DeVito, really) who speaks for the trees, and tries to protect them from the greed of The Onceler, who’s using up all the truffula trees to make thneeds (some kind of Seussian sweater). 361 more words

My Environmental Rant

The only thing I’ve found humorous the past few weeks on social media, besides getting a break from president craziness and the hurricanes, is the occasional post about the causes behind the severe weather we’ve been experiencing lately.  1,869 more words

Israel to Pay Compensation to About 170 Nuclear Scientists Suffering From Cancer

Sputnik – 18.09.2017

Israeli authorities agreed to pay a compensation to some 170 scientists working for Israel Atomic Energy Commission (IAEC), who are suffering from cancer, local media reported Monday.

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