Monthly Archives: March 2017

The Real Threat to National Security: Deadly Disease – The New York Times

“While the Trump administration is proposing significantly increased military spending to enhance our national security, it seems to have lost sight of the greatest national security threat of all: our fight against infectious disease. We already spend far more on … Continue reading

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21 of Our Best Pancake Recipes – Recipes from NYT Cooking

21 of Our Best Pancake Recipes is a group of recipes collected by the editors of NYT Cooking Source: 21 of Our Best Pancake Recipes – Recipes from NYT Cooking

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Nixon Tried to Spoil Johnson’s Vietnam Peace Talks in ’68- Notes Show – The New York Times

“Richard M. Nixon told an aide that they should find a way to secretly “monkey wrench” peace talks in Vietnam in the waning days of the 1968 campaign for fear that progress toward ending the war would hurt his chances … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Dishes You Can Cook in Less Than 30 Minutes – Recipes from NYT Cooking

Vegetarian Dishes You Can Cook in Less Than 30 Minutes is a group of recipes collected by the editors of NYT Cooking Source: Vegetarian Dishes You Can Cook in Less Than 30 Minutes – Recipes from NYT Cooking

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As Donald Trump Denies Climate Change- These Kids Die of It – Nicholas Kristof – NYT

“The immediate cause of the droughts was an extremely warm El Niño event, which came on top of a larger drying trend in the last few decades in parts of Africa. New research, just published in the bulletin of the … Continue reading

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Vietnam: The War That Killed Trust – by Karl Malantes – NYT

“In the early spring of 1967, I was in the middle of a heated 2 a.m. hallway discussion with fellow students at Yale about the Vietnam War. I was from a small town in Oregon, and I had already joined … Continue reading

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So, What Is Trump Hiding? – by Hedrick Smith – NYT

“Five decades of reporting have taught me that whenever a president starts screeching about the media, it’s a sure sign he’s in hot water and fearing revelations about some policy disaster, damaging mendacity or political villainy. Even popular presidents with … Continue reading

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Make America Singapore – by Ross Douthat – NYT

“Is there an existing health insurance system that vindicates this boast? Yes, in a sense: There is Singapore, whose health care system is the marvel of the wealthy world. Singaporeans pay for much of their own care out of their … Continue reading

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Shed a Tear for the Reefs – The New York Times

“Reports that the Great Barrier Reef is dying come ever more frequently, ever more urgently. There is no mystery about the reason — it’s global warming, caused by the fossil fuels we burn. If we stopped heating the oceans, parts … Continue reading

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Washington’s Army Celebrated St. Patrick’s Day to Cure Winter Blues | Smart News | Smithsonian

Washington declared the day a holiday in an attempt to raise morale and acknowledge the army’s many soldiers of Irish descent Source: Washington’s Army Celebrated St. Patrick’s Day to Cure Winter Blues | Smart News | Smithsonian

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