Where is the food going to come from?

We Can’t Keep Eating Like This

By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 11th December 2017 – Posted: 13 Dec 2017 05:35 AM PST

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This is the question everyone should be attending to – where is the food going to come from?

Brexit; the crushing of democracy by billionaires; the next financial crash; […]

Us & Them

BY ISHAAN THAROOR

The widening gap between liberals and the people who hate them

via Washington Post by Ishaan Tharoor – Dec. 13, 2017

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In a year marked by political turbulence and increased polarization in the West, it more and more seems as though the battered liberal establishment and right-wing populists speak different […]

Panama and Trump

Ivanka and the fugitive from Panama

via Reuters Investigations: By NED PARKER, STEPHEN GREY, STEFANIE ESCHENBACHER, ROMAN ANIN, BRAD BROOKS and CHRISTINE MURRAY – Filed Nov. 17, 2017, noon GMT

FAMILY BUSINESS: Donald Trump wanted the Ocean Club project in Panama to help his daughter Ivanka learn about the property business, […]

The Issue Of Jerusalem

Why Jerusalem is not the capital of Israel

Al Jazeera English by Zena Tahhan & Farah Najjar

MORE ON JERUSALEM Social media reaction: Arabs helpless and hopeless Israeli PM sees ‘many’ following US on Jerusalem Israel-Palestine peace process rendered irrelevant Jerusalem will never be the capital of a settler colony What are illegal Israeli […]

The Melting Pot vs The Pool

The Post War I & II period saw the emergence of the American “Melting Pot” comprised of Europeans immigrants, rural farmers, trades, communicants, unions, socialists, small towners, feminists, blacks & browns, and human rights advocates which oriented itself toward liberal social and political ideals.

Beginning in the 70’s a contrasting collective formed consisting of […]

Yemen’s situation report

The death of Yemen’s strongman sets the stage for even more chaos

via Washington 202 by Ishaan Tharoor – Dec 5, 2017

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Yemen’s Ali Abdullah Saleh dominated the political life of his country for close to four decades. He was president for 33 years and survived the 2011 upheavals that rocked the Arab world, […]

Official Pew Research Report on FCC Net Neutrality Public Comments

Public Comments to the Federal Communications Commission About Net Neutrality Contain Many Inaccuracies and Duplicates

November 2017

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Full text of report: http://www.bizmarts.com/PewReport.pdf