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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Help yourself: New York City will charge drivers to enter Manhattan; trucks pay more (Report) War on the internet: Australian net site providers will face jail if they allow terror vids? (Report) Oil geopolitics: A new shape for the Middle … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Our current list: Venezuela: A sidelight on an oil producer’s economic collapse (Article) The internet: More households now subscribe to streaming services than to cable TV (Article) The war on cash: Sweden forces banks to handle cash (Report) The climate: … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

This week’s lot: The culture: One likely outcome if current trends proceed (Article) (An extension of Murphy’s Law) One economist’s prescription for diverting the U.S. from socialism (Article) Venezuela: Update, seen from another side (Article) Democrats: Socialists seeking control of … Continue reading

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RUMINATING ON OUR CHANGING CLIMATE

That earth’s climate changes is not debatable: repeating ice ages and warming periods are prominently exposed in the geological record. Whether the climate is presently changing as a result of human activity is today’s heavily politicized debate. The fact that … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Our selections from the current week: Science: The accelerating migration of the North Magnetic Pole continues (Report)  Scary geology: Yellowstone: Magma continues rising under the supervolcano whose eruption could make North America uninhabitable (Report) (Last blew 700,000 years ago?) (NOTE: … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE …(Politically Uncorrected)

Our weekly assortment: Pakistan: U.S. cancels military aid over continued support for Afghan Taliban (Report) Israel threatens attack on Iranian missiles installed in Iraq (Report) (Israel is the target) Lab-grown human brain: A lid coming off Pandoras’ box? (Report) (But … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

These attracted our notice: Los Angeles: Thousands march against Mayor’s homeless shelter (Report) (Closing the unaffordable old poor houses didn’t  solve the problem, so reopen them?) Venezuela: Prices double every 17.5 days as hyperinflation proceeds (Report) Venezuela re-elects President Maduro … Continue reading

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