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Opinion | From the Ashes of Notre-Dame – The New York Times

David Lindsay: I read Ross Douthat for the same reason I floss, to practice fighting plaque. I love the power of his prose, and can get mesmerized by it. Here is a commenter, that explains my beef with many Christians. … Continue reading

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Melinda Gates on Tech Innovation- Global Health and Her Own Privilege – By David Marchese – The New York Times

I’m curious about how you decide which strategies you use to try to accomplish your goals. You’re a huge supporter of family planning, but you never explicitly work to get politicians who, say, want to repeal Roe v. Wade voted … Continue reading

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Opinion | How Capitalism Betrayed Privacy – The New York Times

By Tim Wu Mr. Wu is the author of “The Attention Merchants: The Epic Struggle to Get Inside Our Heads.” April 10, 2019 4 CreditCreditErik Carter For much of human history, what we now call “privacy” was better known as being … Continue reading

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In a Poor Kenyan Community Cheap Antibiotics Fuel Deadly Drug-Resistant Infections – The New York Times

By Andrew Jacobs and Matt Richtel April 7, 2019,  11 NAIROBI, Kenya — Four days after her toddler’s health took a turn for the worse, his tiny body wracked by fever, diarrhea and vomiting, Sharon Mbone decided it was time … Continue reading

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Video – the Revenge of the Bacteria- Why they are winning – The New York Times

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Video – The revenge of the bacteria, Why we are losing the war – New York Times

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A Mysterious Infection- Spanning the Globe in a Climate of Secrecy – The New York Times

DL:  Unfortunately, here is bad news that I’ve been following ever since I read Mountains Beyond Mountains by Tracy Kidder about the work of Dr. Paul Farmer. “Simply put, fungi, just like bacteria, are evolving defenses to survive modern medicines. … Continue reading

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Opinion | The United Kingdom Has Gone Mad – By Thomas L. Friedman – The New York Times

By Thomas L. Friedman Opinion Columnist April 2, 2019 964 Image A protester shouting from a lamppost on Friday outside the Houses of Parliament in London.CreditCreditHannah Mckay/Reuters LONDON — Politico reported the other day that the French European affairs minister, … Continue reading

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These Countries Have Prices on Carbon. Are They Working? – By BRAD PLUMER and NADJA POPOVICH – The New York Times

By BRAD PLUMER and NADJA POPOVICH APRIL 2, 2019 NORWAY NATIONAL PRICE ON CARBON ICELAND CANADA EUROPEAN UNION UKRAINE KAZAKHSTAN SWITZERLAND SOUTH KOREA LIECHTENSTEIN LOCAL PRICE ON CARBON California SCHEDULED PRICE ON CARBON JAPAN Mass., N.Y. and seven other states … Continue reading

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How to Protect Your Smart Home From Hackers – By Rachel Cericola – The New York Times

By Rachel Cericola Ms. Cericola is a Staff Writer at Wirecutter, the product review site owned by The New York Times Company. March 27, 2019 By connecting smart devices like lights, cameras, door locks and thermostats to the Internet, you … Continue reading

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