Author Archives: David Lindsay Jr

About David Lindsay Jr

David Lindsay is the author of "The Tay Son Rebellion, Historical Fiction of Eighteenth- Century Vietnam," that covers a bloody civil war from 1770 to 1802. Find more about it at, also known as, David Lindsay is currently writing about Climate Change and the Sixth Extinction., as well as singing and performing a "folk concert" on Climate Change and the Sixth Extinction. He can be reached at daljr37(at)

David Lindsay merges this blog into, which he has rebranded as

David Lindsay merges this blog into, which he has rebranded as He will no longer post at this blog. It will remain for a while as a resource and back up. He has also imported all the posts … Continue reading

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Opinion | What Happens When Our Leaders Lack Moral Courage – By Wesley K. Clark – The New York Times

Power is acting for good — and knowing when you should. By Wesley K. Clark Mr. Clark is a former NATO supreme allied commander. May 23, 2019 45 The White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico.CreditMaddie McGarvey for The New York … Continue reading

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A Possible Weight Loss Strategy: Skip Breakfast Before Exercise – By Gretchen Reynolds – The New York Times

By Gretchen Reynolds May 22, 2019 62 “Skipping breakfast before exercise might reduce how much we eat during the remainder of the day, according to a small but intriguing new study of fit young men. The study finds that the choice … Continue reading

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Trump Administration Could Blacklist China’s Hikvision, a Surveillance Firm – The New York Times

By Ana Swanson and Edward Wong May 21, 2019 208 阅读简体中文版閱讀繁體中文版 “WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is considering limits to a Chinese video surveillance giant’s ability to buy American technology, people familiar with the matter said, the latest attempt to counter Beijing’s global … Continue reading

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Trump’s Love for Tariffs Began in Japan’s ’80s Boom – By Jim Tankersley and Mark Landler – The New York Times

Originally posted on InconvenientNews.Net:
By Jim Tankersley and Mark Landler May 15, 2019, 9 “WASHINGTON — Donald J. Trump lost an auction in 1988 for a 58-key piano used in the classic film “Casablanca” to a Japanese trading company…

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Opinion | How to Stop the March to War With Iran – By Wendy R. Sherman- The New York Times

By Wendy R. Sherman Ms. Sherman is the former under secretary of state for political affairs. May 15, 2019 The USS Abraham Lincoln, an aircraft carrier, has been deployed to the Persian Gulf in response to unspecified threats from Iran.CreditU.S. Navy, … Continue reading

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Opinion | President Trump- Come to Willmar – by Thomas Friedman – The New York Times

“. . .  That’s not what I’ve found. America is actually a checkerboard of towns and cities — some rising from the bottom up and others collapsing from the top down, ravaged by opioids, high unemployment among less-educated white males … Continue reading

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Can CBD Really Do All That? – The New York Times

By MOISES VELASQUEZ-MANOFF MAY 14, 2019 “When Catherine Jacobson first heard about the promise of cannabis, she was at wits’ end. Her 3-year-old son, Ben, had suffered from epileptic seizures since he was 3 months old, a result of a … Continue reading

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Opinion | Surviving Despair in the Great Extinction – By Margaret Renkl – The New York Times

“. . .  Last week, the United Nations released the summary of an enormous report that broke my heart in more ways than any backyard-nature observations ever have. The Times article about the report, “Humans Are Speeding Extinction and Altering … Continue reading

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Opinion | Life as We Know It – The New York Times Editorial

By The Editorial Board The editorial board represents the opinions of the board, its editor and the publisher. It is separate from the newsroom and the Op-Ed section. May 11, 2019 343 CreditIllustrations by Yann Kebbi “Our planet has suffered five … Continue reading

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