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Does Corruption Really Grease the Wheels?

Governing is hard. Public bureaucracies are unwieldy, complex machines. If only we could get them running more smoothly.

For some, corruption is the key. Specifically, some corruption is necessary. 525 more words

Global Development

France hints at plan for a "long military stay in Chad."

Hawaii Intelligence Digest, 31 December 2016, 23:10 hrs, UTC, Post #69.

Source:

http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/library/news/2016/mil-161230.htm?

Original story aired by Iran Press TV.

Accessed on 31 December 2016, 23:10 hrs, UTC. 432 more words

Geopolitical Intelligence

Into the vacuum: China

Climate change is real, advancing, and draining the world’s resources country by country–and causing tragic migrations of families across the earth in search of places where people will take them in. 304 more words

Climate Change

What about food supply?

“Changing climate equals changing water” is the phrase that many water and climate experts in the southwest are using today. As the temperature increases, and less rain falls, soils are depleted of moisture in a cycle that turns healthy soil into barren landscapes. 219 more words

Environment

Geert Wilders Awesome Closing Statement at His Free Speech Trial

The United States in many ways in the anti-Europe. No where is this more so than in the freedoms enumerated in our Bill of Rights. Many countries pay lip service to human rights until you practice them in such a way that makes the far left uncomfortable. 117 more words

What is GRACE?

In my new novel, Threshold, Dr. Carla Conner is a climate scientist who is part of the GRACE team.

GRACE consists of two identical spacecraft that fly about 220 kilometers (137 miles) apart in a polar orbit 500 kilometers (310 miles) above Earth.

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Climate Change