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Archive for February 11th, 2017

February 11th, 2017 - 2:38 pm § in Environment, Misc.

Puerto Rico: The Other America

In Puerto Rico, environmental injustice and racism inflame protests over coal ash  Hilda Lloréns, University of Rhode Island Low-income residents in Puerto Rico are fighting disposal of toxic coal ash in their communities. They’re also campaigning to shift from coal energy – the source o[...]

February 11th, 2017 - 12:35 pm § in Donald Trump, Misc.

TRUMPISMS: ‘Pocahontas is now the face of your party’

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump taunted Democrats by telling them “Pocahontas is now the face of your party” — his insult of choice for Sen. Elizabeth Warren — during a meeting with senators earlier this week, sources told CNN.[...]

February 11th, 2017 - 12:26 pm § in Donald Trump, Misc.

Abe Reacts to The Donald

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February 11th, 2017 - 12:11 pm § in Misc.

What the hell? Why is the Ivanka Brand Important?

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February 11th, 2017 - 9:55 am § in Misc.

The threat from Sharia

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February 11th, 2017 - 9:19 am § in Misc.

PHOTOGRAPHY from FACEBOOK

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February 11th, 2017 - 5:47 am § in Misc.

A Chinese View of the South China Sea

China says United States should ‘brush up on’ South China Sea history  ReutersFeb 7, 2017, 5:22 PM 24 Comments A satellite image shows what CSIS Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative says appears to be anti-aircraft guns and what are likely to be close-in weapons systems (CIWS) on the a[...]

February 11th, 2017 - 1:45 am § in Misc.

Re-educating the public

Overturning Citizen’s United won’t change the electorate or outdated instruction. “Industry’s war against science isn’t limited to climate change. A host of public relations campaigns over the last five decades have spent billions of dollars with the express purpose of sowing p[...]

February 11th, 2017 - 1:44 am § in Jews, Misc.

Four months after the Colonies received 100 White children as slaves, the first shipment of Black slaves arrived.

American slavery has a unique flavor, the flavor of race, the idea that African humans were a different race, a lesser race that could be owned like cattle.  But Whites were also treated as slaves, under another name. (Based on an essay at Radio2Hot.com.  Parts of this text are from that essay.) T[...]