Monthly Archives: January 2019

Opinion | Juan Guaidó: Venezuelans- Strength Is in Unity – The New York Times

By Juan Guaidó Mr. Guaidó is leading the effort to remove Nicolás Maduro from office. Jan. 30, 2019,  369 c CARACAS, Venezuela — On Jan. 23, 61 years after the vicious dictator Marcos Pérez Jiménez was ousted, Venezuelans once again … Continue reading

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Opinion | Warning! Everything Is Going Deep: ‘The Age of Surveillance Capitalism’ – By Thomas L. Friedman – The New York Times

By Thomas L. Friedman Opinion Columnist Jan. 29, 2019 A demonstration using artificial intelligence and facial recognition in a crowd at CES 2019 in Las Vegas this month.CreditCreditDavid Mcnew/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images Around the end of each year major … Continue reading

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A Closer Look at the Polar Vortex’s Dangerously Cold Winds – The New York Times

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Global Warming Is Helping to Wipe Out Coffee in the Wild – By Somini Sengupta – The New York Times

By Somini Sengupta Jan. 16, 2019,  31 c Aaron Davis, a British botanist, has spent 30 years trekking across forests and farms to chronicle the fate of one plant: coffee. He has recorded how a warming planet is making it … Continue reading

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Opinion | Kindness Is a Skill – By David Brooks – The New York Times

By David Brooks Opinion Columnist Jan. 28, 2019,  419 c CreditCreditNick Shepherd/Ikon Images, via Getty Images I went into journalism to cover politics, but now I find myself in national marriage therapy. Covering American life is like covering one of … Continue reading

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U.S. Intelligence Chiefs Contradict Trump on North Korea and Iran – By Julian E. Barnes and David E. Sanger – The New York Times

By Julian E. Barnes and David E. Sanger Jan. 29, 2019 463 WASHINGTON — A new American intelligence assessment of global threats has concluded that North Korea is “unlikely to give up” all of its nuclear stockpiles, and that Iran … Continue reading

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Opinion | Your Loyalties Are Your Life – Josiah Royce – By David Brooks – The New York Times

By David Brooks Opinion Columnist Jan. 24, 2019,  772 c Josiah Royce In 1900, there were two great philosophers working side by side at Harvard, William James and Josiah Royce. James was from an eminent Boston family and had all … Continue reading

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Opinion | The Safe Zone Northern Syria Needs – By Shervan Derwish – The New York Times

By Shervan Derwish Mr. Derwish is a spokesman for the Manbij Military Council. Jan. 23, 2019 A soccer match in Manbij, Syria, which was freed from Islamic State control by Kurdish fighters in 2016.CreditCreditEPA, via Shutterstock MANBIJ, Syria — Whether … Continue reading

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Opinion | The Embargo on Cuba Failed. Let’s Move On. – By Nicholas Kristof – The New York Times

By Nicholas Kristof Opinion Columnist Jan. 23, 2019, 244 c American and Cuban flags flying from a balcony in Havana.CreditCreditIvan Alvarado/Reuters HAVANA — It has been 60 years since Fidel Castro marched into Havana, so it’s time for both Cuba … Continue reading

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How to Declutter and Organize Your Personal Tech in a Few Simple Steps – By Brian X. Chen – The New York Times

By Brian X. Chen Jan. 23, 2019,  5 c With a new year and a new Netflix show that features the Japanese organizing guru Marie Kondo on the art of “Tidying Up,” many of us are experimenting with how to … Continue reading

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