Monthly Archives: July 2019

GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

The week’s selections: The culture: How it is shaped by corruption, education and the media (Article) (And how much better the reality is than it seems?) California plans cradle to career surveillance/interventions for all children (Article) (Somewhere, George Orwell is … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

This week: China: Economy going scary? (Article) Corruption: Puerto Rico governor and officials nailed? (Report) Immigration: Klobuchar (D) says Trump’s ICE raids are distraction from amending immigration laws (Report) (Seems likely) The economy: U.S. housing costs inflation far outstrips income … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Gathered from the week: The economy: 55 African nations will create a “free trade zone”? (Report) (Better than tariffs ..) More economy: Debunking the myth of a tight U.S. labor market (Article) Still More economy: Facebook to compete with governments … Continue reading

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A TALE of TWO COUNTRIES

Communist China abandoned socialism overnight to head off the economic collapse then overtaking its Communist sibling, the Soviet Union. The traditional one party government and its police state remained in charge by handing much of the economy into private hands, … Continue reading

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IMMIGRATION INTO NORTH AMERICA

  Some scholars assure us that no one lived in North America much before some 15,000 years ago and that the Clovis culture from shortly after that time represents the continent’s first inhabitants. We don’t know whether 97% of scientists … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

From the week: The war on the internet: A new Senate bill would make websites legally responsible for users’ posts (Report) The culture: Protected vultures killing livestock on Kentucky farms? (Report) (Like protected wolves in New Mexico) The Culture: The … Continue reading

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