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Europe’s heat wave is about to bake the Arctic

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Supreme Court says Trump can proceed with plan to spend military funds for border wall construction

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Hong Kong: thousands march in Yuen Long amid police standoff

www.theguardian.com - Hundreds of protesters marching in Yuen Long, the district in Hong Kong where suspected gang members attacked commuters last weekend, are locked in a standoff with riot police officers. Protesters in…

A Call to Put an End to Inhumane Conditions at the Border

www.thenation.com - Children observe the movements of the US Border Patrol agents from the Mexican side where the border meets the Pacific Ocean, Tijuana, Mexico, on Friday, November. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd) Yo…

Ethics Probes Launched at Department of the Interior and EPA

undark.org - Acting Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt visits oil rig manufacturer Watson Hopper Inc. in Hobbs, New Mexico. Visual: Tami A. Heilemann/U.S. Department of the Interior Two new ethics probes w…

We Tested Europe’s New Lie Detector for Travelers — and Immediately Triggered a False Positive

theintercept.com - However, some academics are questioning the value of the system, which they say relies on pseudoscience to make its decisions about travelers’ honesty. Ray Bull, professor of criminal investigation a…

From Trump to Johnson, nationalists are on the rise – backed by billionaire oligarchs | George Monbiot

www.theguardian.com - Seven years ago the impressionist Rory Bremner complained that politicians had become so boring that few of them were worth mimicking: “They’re quite homogenous and dull these days … It’s as if chara…

Trump Tries to Think Up Crime by Obama, Comes Up With ‘Wrote Book’

nymag.com - President Trump expressed irritation that House Democrats are challenging his unprecedented refusal to disclose his tax returns and even more unprecedented insistence on using his office for private …

The Iowa Circus

www.rollingstone.com - Traveling hundreds of miles across Iowa, passing cornfields and covered bridges, visiting quaint small town after quaint small town, listening to the stump speeches of Democrat after would-be Donald …

Erdogan says Turkey will destroy militants in north Syria regardless of U.S. talks

news.yahoo.com - ANKARA, July 26 (Reuters) - Turkey is determined to destroy the "terror corridor" east of the Euphrates river in Syria regardless of how talks conclude with the United States on a planned safe zone i…

Killing Tariq: Why We Must Rethink the Roots of Jewish Settlers Violence

www.mintpressnews.com - Seven-year-old Tariq Zabania from Al-Khalil (Hebron) was killed on the spot when an Israeli Jewish settler ran his car over him on July 15. Little Tariq’s photograph, lying face down on the road, was…

Dispatches From the World Beneath Our Feet

undark.org - In late June 2018, a dozen gangly boys from the unassuming border town of Mae Sai, Thailand, set out for what was supposed to be a brief adventure with their soccer coach to a “hidden city”— an elabo…

Huge swathes of the Arctic are ablaze - here's why

www.bbc.co.uk - Wildfires are ravaging the Arctic, with areas of northern Siberia, northern Scandinavia, Alaska and Greenland engulfed in flames. Lightning frequently triggers fires in the region but this year they …

Eventually, We Will All Be Climate Refugees

truthout.org - While I was in Iraq reporting on the occupation from 2003 to 2013, the man who was my primary interpreter was named Harb. Harb’s son miraculously managed to escape war-torn Baghdad and move to the U.…

The disinformation age: a revolution in propaganda

www.theguardian.com - Father came out of the sea and was arrested on the beach: two men in suits standing over his clothes as he returned from his swim. They ordered him to get dressed quickly, pull his trousers over his …

Revealing the Secret Lives of Cells With Advanced Microscopy

undark.org - Open any biology textbook, and you’ll encounter an artistic rendering of a perfectly round cell, says biophysicist Winfried Wiegraebe. Yet the truth is more complex. Wiegraebe’s team at the Allen Ins…

Woodstock 50 Organizers Attempt to Move Festival to Maryland

www.rollingstone.com - Woodstock 50 organizers said they will attempt to relocate the festival from upstate New York to Columbia, Maryland in a last-ditch effort to save the beleaguered event, Bloomberg reported. Organizer…

No, Lyme disease is not an escaped military bioweapon, despite what conspiracy theorists say

theconversation.com - Could Lyme disease in the U.S. be the result of an accidental release from a secret bioweapons experiment? Could the military have specifically engineered the Lyme disease bacterium to be more insidi…

Heatwave: Think It’s Hot in Europe? The Human Body Is Already Close to Thermal Limits Elsewhere

www.strategic-culture.org - I am a scientist who researches climate hazards. This week I have published research on the potential for a catastrophic cyclone-heatwave combo in the global south. Yet over the past few days I have …

The real reason why we didn't go back to the Moon: The decline of spaceflight

cassandralegacy.blogspot.com - The real reason why we didn't go back to the Moon: The decline of spaceflight Among the massive onslaught of fake news we are subjected to, a particularly obnoxious one is that the Moon landings neve…

We’ve officially exhausted the Earth’s natural resources for the year

www.fastcompany.com - Earth Overshoot Day marks the point at which we’ve collectively blown through the amount of food, timber, fiber, and carbon that the planet can renew or manage in a year. It’s a barometer for how bad…

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