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- Maps Paint a Dark Future for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
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Category Archives: Geo-Politics
by Yessenia Funes | Gizmodo The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is one of the last pristine landscapes in America. Tucked along the northern border of Alaska and Canada, the nearly 20 million acres of wilderness is home to a variety … Continue reading
A few of my American friends who are currently cheering the Trump-Administration have crowed on Trump’s declaration that the USA is energy independent, a talking-point that Trump re-claimed at the recent State of the Union Address. That does not jive … Continue reading
If we here in Canada appear to be anti- or pro-Trump, it should not be assumed that our opinions are formed in a vacuum or without discerning the news. It may come as a surprise that many of us are … Continue reading
Closer than ever: It is 100 seconds to midnight 2020 Doomsday Clock AnnouncementWashington, D.C. • January 23, 2020 From the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists: “Humanity continues to face two simultaneous existential dangers—nuclear war and climate change—that are compounded by … Continue reading
by Nita Bhalla NAIROBI, Jan 17 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Countries are rapidly developing “killer robots” – machines with artificial intelligence (AI) that independently kill – but are moving at a snail’s pace on agreeing global rules over their use … Continue reading
Yes, there’s a lot wrong with the track of the Iran government’s hard-line policies, especially those related to Israel. However, the American powers that be seem to believe it’s time to take the “civil” out of western-civilization. Folks, the international … Continue reading
The concept of a “shining city on a hill” has been invoked in modern times by politicians, from JFK to Ted Cruz. “A City upon a Hill” is a concept from a New Testament account of the Sermon on the … Continue reading
It’s time for the USA to give up silly notion of being leader of the “free world”. Number 45 is the latest in a string of ideological straw men pushed onto the dais by a cabal of corporate shills, self-serving … Continue reading