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When Will We Admit Covid-19 Is Unstoppable and Global Depression Is Inevitable?

charleshughsmith.blogspot.com - Given the exquisite precariousness of the global financial system and economy, hopes for a brief and mild downturn are wildly unrealistic. If we asked a panel of epidemiologists to imagine a virus op…

Live updates: China delays political meetings as Xi warns of coronavirus crisis; Wuhan backtracks on easing travel curbs

washingtonpost.com - Tourists from South Korea wearing protective masks walking with their belongings while waiting for a flight back to South Korea at the Ben Gurion airport near Tel Aviv, Israel on Monday. (Ariel Schal…

Iran lawmaker says 50 dead from new virus in city of Qom

apnews.com - DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A staggering 50 people have died in the Iranian city of Qom from the new coronavirus this month, a lawmaker was quoted as saying on Monday, even as the Health Minis…

C5 Announces Red Alert- Corona Virus/ COVID-19. The Real Deal

darkgreenmountainsurvivalresearchcentre.wordpress.com - Lets skip the usual banter and showmanship this round. I have been reluctant to do a post like this. More so, I was observing other serious preppers holding back since this began. Many of us are used…

Live updates: Trump, Modi address massive rally at Indian stadium

washingtonpost.com - By Washington Post Staff February 24, 2020 at 5:01 AM EST refreshRefresh for updates NEW DELHI — President Trump arrived in India for his first official visit on Monday, the beginning of a whirlwind …

‘Why Are They Hiding Us?’ Indian City Builds Wall to Shield Slum Before Trump Visit

nytimes.com - Whether it’s reporting on conflicts abroad and political divisions at home, or covering the latest style trends and scientific developments, Times Video journalists provide a revealing and unforgetta…

How the Rich Plan to Rule a Burning Planet — Hampton Institute

hamptonthink.org - Originally published at Red Flag News. Republished from Monthly Review. The climate crisis isn’t a future we must fight to avoid. It’s an already unfolding reality. It’s the intensification of extrem…

Buttigieg campaign raises doubt about Nevada results

nbc15.com - WASHINGTON (AP) -- Pete Buttigieg's campaign is raising questions about the results of Nevada's caucuses and asking the state Democratic Party to address more than 200 reports of problems allocating …

What We Know About the Trump Administration’s Mishandling of the Coronavirus

nymag.com - After new outbreaks of the Covid-19 novel coronavirus in South Korea, Italy, and Iran, many experts are warning that a pandemic may be inevitable. “When several countries have widespread transmission…

Diversions of Empire: Narco-jihad in the U.S. Backyard ❧ Current Affairs

currentaffairs.org - On the last day of July, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (better known as ICE) tweeted out an alert for a “most wanted fugitive.” The target was one Tareck El Aissami, Venezuela’s Minister o…

Russian Spy or Hustling Political Operative? The Enigmatic Figure at the Heart of Mueller’s Inquiry

nytimes.com - At the institute, Mr. Kilimnik came to know a handful of brash young Americans who would eventually become key players in the Manafort milieu and the Russia investigations, including Mr. Caputo, Phil…

Inside the Wet’suwet’en Protest Camp That Refused to Cede Land for a Pipeline

theintercept.com - The weeks leading up to Dr. Karla Tait’s arrest were tense at the Unist’ot’en camp, which for a decade has stood in the way of fossil fuel pipeline construction through the Wet’suwet’en Nation’s unce…

Donald Trump, William Jennings Bryan And The Ignored

forbes.com - The political world is abuzz with the comments by and about Donald Trump. Why he is the talk of towns, large and small, is the subject of many analyses. If we put it in perspective, the reason become…

Price disparity in groceries

denverpost.com - Few places reflect that reality more than the aisles of a grocery store, where prices seemingly increase daily as the economy teeters toward recession. “It’s not very easy to make do right now,” said…

Climate change now displaces more people than war, and India should be worried

qz.com - A grim prophecy made years ago by climate scientists and experts is coming true now. World over, the effect of disasters is displacing more people as compared to other reasons for displacement like c…

‘Mad’ Mike Hughes, who wanted to prove the flat-Earth theory, dies in homemade-rocket disaster

washingtonpost.com - By Alex Horton close Alex Horton General assignment reporter covering national and breaking news Email EmailBio BioFollow Follow February 23, 2020 at 3:27 PM EST In December, buttressed by his convic…

'Atmospheric rivers' over the Atlantic blamed for torrential rain

telegraph.co.uk - Britain is being deluged by “atmospheric rivers” delivered on the jet stream, the Met Office has said. Experts believe the west-east band of high-altitude winds is currently pointed directly at the U…

Humanity under threat from perfect storm of crises – study

theguardian.com - The world is facing a series of interlinked emergencies that are threatening the existence of humans, because the sum of the effects of the crises is much greater than their individual impacts, accor…

'Epstein and I have everyone on videotape' Ghislaine Maxwell alleged to have confided

telegraph.co.uk - Ghislaine Maxwell told a former acquaintance that she and Jeffrey Epstein had “everything on videotape,” it has been claimed. Christina Oxenberg, a socialite and distant relative of the royals, said …

Russia’s and China’s Interest in Cold Svalbard Heats Up

nationalinterest.org - When security matters in the Arctic Ocean are discussed, especially in the context of NATO and Russia, it is normally Greenland and Iceland which get a mention. However, Svalbard, a non-militarized N…

I was denied entry into the U.S. because of a “Homeland Security algorithm”

fastcompany.com - Eyal Weizman is the founding director of Forensic Architecture, a research group at Goldsmiths, University of London, that uses media and spatial tools to investigate human rights abuses. The followi…

The Increasing Irrelevance of Climate Change Denial

blogs.scientificamerican.com - Summer in the San Francisco Bay Area started with a bang: a Red Flag Warning announcing 90-plus degrees Fahrenheit (32-plus degrees Celsius) in a region that rarely gets above 75 F (24 C). Three days…

In India, Indigenous Tribes Clash With the Government Over Trees

undark.org - Neat rows of saplings dot the grass on a new plantation about 750 miles south of India’s capital, New Delhi. Here, in the Ambagad Chowki Forest Range, the young teak trees are part of a nationwide ef…

White Supremacist Group Arrested for Murder Plot, Found to Have More Targets in Mind Than Previously Known

theroot.com - These are the words printed on a recruiting flyer for the Base — a white supremacist group of which three members were arrested earlier this year in connection to a plot to kill a Bartow County coupl…

Rapid Permafrost Collapse Is Underway, Disintegrating Landscapes And Our Predictions

sciencealert.com - Permafrost in Canada, Alaska and Siberia is abruptly crumbling in ways that could release large stores of greenhouse gases more quickly than anticipated, researchers have warned. Scientists have long…

Canary Islands' airports reopen as wind and sandstorm ease

apnews.com - MADRID (AP) — All airports on Spain’s Canary Islands had reopened Monday after authorities said the worst is over from strong winds that have thickened the air with sand and dust from the Sahara dese…

Coronavirus impact: Outbreak slashes China's carbon emissions; makes air cleaner

economictimes.indiatimes.com - BEIJING: The coronavirus epidemic that has paralysed the Chinese economy may have a silver lining for the environment. China's carbon emissions have dropped by least 100 million metric tonnes over th…

Guest post: The irreversible emissions of a permafrost ‘tipping point’ | Carbon Brief

carbonbrief.org - Across vast swaths of the northern hemisphere’s higher reaches, frozen ground holds billions of tonnes of carbon. As global temperatures rise, this “permafrost” land is at increasing risk of thawing …

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