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Doomstead Diner Daily 12/16
« Reply #510 on: December 16, 2019, 06:16:15 am »

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U.N. climate talks end with hard feelings, few results and new doubts about global unity

washingtonpost.com - Chilean Environment Minister Carolina Schmidt, who chaired the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change, or COP25, attends the closing session in Madrid on Sunday. Marathon climate talks ended wit…

UN climate talks a 'lost opportunity', says Guterres

news.yahoo.com - Madrid (AFP) - A major climate summit wrapped up in Madrid Sunday with a compromise deal that left little to show, prompting UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to lament a "lost opportunity" to ac…

‘He is planning to rig the impeachment trial’: McConnell vows ‘total coordination’ with Trump on Senate process

intrepidreport.com - Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told Fox News Thursday night that while he has “no choice” but to hold a trial if the House votes to impeach President Donald Trump, that does not mean the proc…

Schumer calls for testimony from Mulvaney, Bolton in proposal to GOP on parameters for Trump impeachment trial

washingtonpost.com - By Seung Min Kim, close Seung Min Kim White House reporter Email EmailBio BioFollow Follow Karoun Demirjian and close Karoun Demirjian Congressional reporter focusing on national security Email Email…

Nadler calls for Trump's removal in committee's 658-page report on articles of impeachment

foxnews.com - Rep. Mike Johnson on House preparing historic floor vote on Trump impeachment. Rep. Jerrold Nadler, the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, wrote that President Trump is a threat to the Consti…

Of Two Minds - A "Market" That Needs $1 Trillion in Panic-Money-Printing by the Fed to Stave Off Implosion Is Not a Market

oftwominds.com - It was all fun and games enriching the super-wealthy but now the karmic cost of the Fed's manipulation and propaganda is about to come due. A "market" that needs $1 trillion in panic-money-printing b…

Newsbud Exclusive- Israel’s Mossad Replaces CIA as Handler of Libyan Strongman Khalifa Haftar

newsbud.com - A recent revelation, albeit quietly by choice, has been trickling under the popular western-dominated news radar. This under-reported, to the point of outright censored, exposé, has to do with Israel…

Volodymyr Zelenskyy: Ukraine's Man in the Middle | DCReport.org

dcreport.org - The closest Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy came to complaining about his country being dragged into a scandal and impeachment hearings in the United States was when he said his people were “…

Finland is winning the war on fake news. Other nations want the blueprint

cnn.com - Helsinki, Finland (CNN) – On a recent afternoon in Helsinki, a group of students gathered to hear a lecture on a subject that is far from a staple in most community college curriculums. Standing in f…

Ivanka Trump Caught Faking Propaganda Interview At Forum

politicususa.com - Ivanka Trump appeared at the Doha Forum, and instead of being interviewed by a journalist, she faked an interview with a State Department PR person. Smith also tweeted some of the softballs tossed at…

Australia 'mega blaze' spreads ahead of heatwave

bbc.com - Authorities in Australia have issued fresh warnings about a "mega blaze" after it spread beyond containment lines and razed 20 houses near Sydney. The fire, burning over about 400,000 hectares, has m…

They built a Chinese boomtown. It left them dying of lung disease with nowhere to turn.

washingtonpost.com - By Gerry Shih close Gerry Shih China Correspondent Email EmailBio BioFollow Follow December 15, 2019 at 3:43 PM EST LEIYANG, China — Ill and defeated, Xu Chunlin approached the railing, the limits of…

Greece says it's 'reached limit' as arrivals of refugees show no sign of slowing

theguardian.com - Sometimes en masse, sometimes alone they keep on arriving: in rickety boats carrying men, women and children looking for a freedom they hope Europe will offer. Despite winter’s limited daylight and w…

Stop Believing in Free Shipping

theatlantic.com - Free shipping is enticing, says Ravi Dhar, the director of Yale’s Center for Customer Insights, because shoppers irrationally hate to pay for certain services—even those that they value immensely, su…

A cinema, a pool, a bar: inside the post-apocalyptic underground future

theguardian.com - Tucked away among cornfields in the midwestern United States, a military-grade chainlink fence surrounds a verdant berm on an otherwise empty plot of land. It is guarded by a camouflaged lookout with…

Protests erupt across India over citizenship law

bbc.com - Protests over a controversial new law on migrants are raging across several Indian cities, prompting police to clash with demonstrators. The new law entitles non-Muslim migrants from three Muslim-maj…

Military Investigating Possible White Power Hand Signal at Army-Navy Game

nymag.com - On Saturday, at the 120th annual Army-Navy football game, cadets from the United States Military Academy and midshipmen from the Naval Academy flashed a white power hand signal at least five times du…

John Atcheson: The Influence of Liars and the Failure of Corporate Media

voxpopulisphere.com - Why does the “big lie” work? For one thing, there’s big money it. If Democrats say one thing, and Republicans say another, and it’s obvious one of them is intentionally lying, what is the “big story?…

Opinion - Former Spy Details Israel’s Main Motive Behind Epstein’s Sexual Blackmail Operation

informationclearinghouse.info - In addition, MintPress also asked Ben-Menashe if he was aware of Ghislaine Maxwell being directly involved with her father’s intelligence-related activities prior to his death in 1991. Ben-Menashe no…

Scientists call for more trees, fewer cows, to restore climate

treehugger.com - First we have to declare 'peak livestock', then eat less beef and more beans. TreeHugger Melissa has written that if we all swapped beans for beef, then we could meet emission goals. I have written t…

Deforestation is leading to more infectious diseases in humans

nationalgeographic.com - In 1997, clouds of smoke hung over the rainforests of Indonesia as an area roughly the size of Pennsylvania was burned to make way for agriculture, the fires exacerbated by drought. Smothered in haze…

The ultimate non-stick coating

brighterworld.mcmaster.ca - A team of researchers at McMaster University has developed a self-cleaning surface that can repel all forms of bacteria, preventing the transfer of antibiotic-resistant superbugs and other dangerous …

If you want to stay successful, learn to think like Leonardo da Vinci

medium.com - Some of history’s greatest contributions have come from polymaths. Aristotle practically invented half a dozen fields of study across philosophy. Galileo was as much a physicist as he was an engineer…


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