Category Archives: Security

Donald Trump

Fevered media speculation about Donald Trump’s psychological motivations and psychiatric diagnosis has recently encouraged mental health professionals to disregard the usual ethical constraints against diagnosing public figures at a distance. They have sponsored several petitions and a Feb. 14 letter … Continue reading

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Scott Pruitt to head up the Environmental Protection Agency

Breaking: News reports say Trump will nominate Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt as his choice to head up the Environmental Protection Agency. Pruitt is straight up anti-EPA. As the Attorney General of Oklahoma, he led the state’s fight against the … Continue reading

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NASA’s satellite data

a recent interview with one of Trump’s top advisers has revealed a plan to make deep cuts to NASA’s funding, specifically targeting NASA’s climate research. Unbelievable though it is, he called this basic Earth observation research “politicized science.” We can’t … Continue reading

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Standing Rock water protectors

On Sunday night, Water Protectors were met with water hoses in freezing temperatures, shot with rubber bullets, and sprayed with pepper spray. Over a hundred were injured, some seriously. It is more important than ever to stand with Standing Rock … Continue reading

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SPREAD BY THE SWORD? Is holy war against Christians and Jews—“infidels”—a perversion of Islam? Here’s the evidence, from Islamic texts and history. by Mark Hartwig, Ph.D.

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Deforestation in Amazonia

Read this Sept. 3 story from the Washington Post on a new report suggesting wild fires and industrial activity are giving Canada the dubious distinction of being the new global leader on deforestation. Tropical forests in Amazonia are being cleared rapidly, representing an important … Continue reading

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War on drugs

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Ocean acidification

What is Ocean Acidification? A pH unit is a measure of acidity ranging from 0-14. The lower the value, the more acidic the environment. Becoming more acidic is a relative shift in pH to a lower value. Pteropod Limacina Helicina. … Continue reading

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twins

11 July 2016 | Geo Risk    Topics Online homepage El Niño and its twin sister La Niña 2015 gave us the third overall strongest El Niño event ever recorded after 1997/98 and 1982/83. Now it is the turn of La Niña, which … Continue reading

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value judgments

Culture, Perception, & Reality by GOOD SIGN on APRIL 21, 2015 When information passes through our knowledge filter, one of three things happens: We decide that the information is not meaningful to us and the perception stops there; We do not … Continue reading

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