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)

Opinion | How Trump Helps MS-13 – by Bret Stephens – The New York Times

“. . . There are better options. Bill Clinton and then George W. Bush invested some $10 billion in counterinsurgency and counternarcotics efforts to rescue Colombia from the grip of jungle guerrillas and drug lords. The plan was expensive, took … Continue reading

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She Stopped to Help Migrants on a Texas Highway. Moments Later- She Was Arrested. – By Manny Fernandez – The New York Times

By Manny Fernandez May 10, 2019 966 “MCALLEN, Tex. — Teresa L. Todd pulled over one recent night on a dark West Texas highway to help three young Central American migrants who had flagged her down. Ms. Todd — an elected … Continue reading

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-Opinion | Let Prisoners Vote – By Aubrey MenarndtThe New York Times

By Aubrey Menarndt Ms. Menarndt is an international elections monitor. May 8, 2019 Preparing in April for voting by prisoners in North Macedonia’s presidential election.CreditMichael Forster Rothbart   “As the Democratic candidates debate whether current and former prisoners should be allowed … Continue reading

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Opinion | Macron Puts Germany on Trial – By Sylvie Kauffmann – The New York Times

By Sylvie Kauffmann Ms. Kauffmann is the editorial director of Le Monde. May 7, 2019 Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany and President Emmanuel Macron of France last month in Berlin, where he criticized German policies in unusually blunt terms.CreditAbdulhamid Hosbas/Anadolu Agency, … Continue reading

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Extinction threatens one million species because of humans’ warns UN report – CNN

(CNN)One million of the planet’s eight million species are threatened with extinction by humans, scientists warned Monday in what is described as the most comprehensive assessment of global nature loss ever. Their landmark report paints a bleak picture of a … Continue reading

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Opinion | The Difference Between Happiness and Joy – By David Brooks – The New York Times

By David Brooks Opinion Columnist May 7, 2019 240 An Arizona State University student prepared for graduation on Monday.CreditDeanna Dent/Arizona State University “On Monday I was honored to speak to the graduating students at Arizona State University. It was an intimidating … Continue reading

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Watching ‘Our Planet,’ Where the Predator Is Us – The New York Times

By James Poniewozik April 10, 2019 “One of the hallmarks of a past generation’s nature documentaries was the animal-in-peril scene: the cub hunted by the jungle cat, the fledgling teetering at the edge of its nest. It was like the terror … Continue reading

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Our Planet review – Attenborough’s first act as an eco-warrior | Television & radio | The Guardian

David Lindsay:  This March and April. Kathleen Schomaker and I performed our new Folk Concert: Climate Change and the Sixth Extinction, in three different house concerts, to share our work and get feedback.    Our efforts at educating neighbors and … Continue reading

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Humans Are Speeding Extinction and Altering the Natural World at an ‘Unprecedented’ Pace – The New York Times

By Brad Plumer May 6, 2019 1532 Want climate news in your inbox? Sign up here for Climate Fwd:, our email newsletter. WASHINGTON — Humans are transforming Earth’s natural landscapes so dramatically that as many as one million plant and animal species are … Continue reading

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Opinion | Imprisoned for Trying to Save His Son – By Nicholas Kristof – The New York Times

By Nicholas Kristof Opinion Columnist May 4, 2019 235 Prisoners in a gymnasium that has been converted to house inmates, at California Institution for Men in Chino, in 2011.CreditAnn Johansson/Corbis, via Getty Images “America’s biggest mistake over the last half-century arguably … Continue reading

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