Category Archives: World

For Earth Day…

Let’s take heart from the abolition movement. This earth day article is three years old. Its a good essay. On Earth Day three years later, Harriet Tubman, we’re told, will be on twenty dollar bills. Some are happy about this, … Continue reading

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Why aren’t Facebook and the Semantic Web regulated?

  Finally that idea is making it into the mainstream media. I thought there were anti-monopoly laws. I thought that our government liked the idea of fair competition on behalf of consumers. “This is ghetto, this is corporate; they’re taking … Continue reading

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Protesting Trump because we can

  (Photo by Scott Lynch/ Gothamist) It’s been an interesting week in New York. People are tired of things and still protesting things. They’re tired of corruption, they’re tired of closed primaries, they’re tired of lies. Few American cities feel the … Continue reading

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American Dick

Dicks are fine, first of all. They have an important function. If we’re going to call it a “Man’s World,” if that’s really how it is, then we must acknowledge that the world runs on dick. Amarillo is a version … Continue reading

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Panama Papers Reveal Offshore Banking Styles of the Rich and Famous

A Panama law firm had many clients whose business with them comprised what are called the Panama Papers, which reveal the banking habits of many public figures around the world. The papers were reportedly revealed by an anonymous source at … Continue reading

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Best indie radio

   (Image: clipsuper.com) Is out of Taos and at least a hundred others but Taos is just one. So is Amarillo College. The former: One of the oldest and still the best. There are tons of good ‘uns out there. … Continue reading

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Attacks in Brussels kill 34

   (Image: Jean Plantureux of Le Monde) Attacks in a Brussels airport and subway station have reportedly killed 34 and wounded well over 100 others. ISIS has already claimed responsibility, citing Belgium being a member of the international coalition against … Continue reading

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World’s Oldest Water Found in Earth’s Crust

There’s more of it than was thought deep in the earth’s crust. Scientists studying Canadian, South African and Scandinavian mines, respectively, have arrived at this discovery. There’s more of it than previously speculated (2.5 cubic miles), and it also has … Continue reading

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Our Holiday Lights Are Visible From Space

Scientists with NASA are using holiday lights to track people’s energy use in urban areas. Through satellite imagery, they tracked light patterns in 1200 cities over the past two years. Light on earth visible from space at night increased over … Continue reading

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London’s Lost Female Subcultures of the Eighties

From Dangerous Minds: Not news but, there was a reign of girls in power (over themselves) in London in the 80’s. This needs to come back everywhere. Women should just go have their own gangs and subcultures. Yay, rebellious subgroups! … Continue reading

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