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Opinion | What if Trump Could Explain as Well as He Inflames? by Thomas Friedman – The New York Times

“Unfortunately, we have a president who wants to spend $5.7 billion on a wall to fix his political problems with Rush Limbaugh, Ann Coulter and Laura Ingraham. When what we need is a president who wants to spend $5.7 on … Continue reading

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Before Global Warming, Humans Caused Global Cooling- Study Finds – By Niraj Chokshi – The New York Times

By Niraj Chokshi Feb. 5, 2019,  195 c Columbus lands in Bahamas. “When they arrived in the Americas centuries ago, European colonists brought pestilence and death. Their arrival was so devastating, in fact, that it may have contributed to a … Continue reading

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Editorial | End the War in Afghanistan – The New York Times

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. Feb. 3, 2019,  632 On Sept. 14, 2001, Congress wrote what would … Continue reading

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Climate Change Could Leave Thousands of Lakes Ice-Free – By NADJA POPOVICH – The New York Times

By NADJA POPOVICH FEB. 5, 2019 Global warming is melting glaciers in Greenland and Antarctica, but for millions of people, ice is vanishing closer to home as lakes lose their winter cover. In a study published last week in the … Continue reading

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A Sensible Climate Change Solution- Borrowed From Sweden (nuclear power) – By Richard Rhodes – The New York Times

By Richard Rhodes Feb. 5, 2019 A BRIGHT FUTURE How Some Countries Have Solved Climate Change and the Rest Can Follow By Joshua S. Goldstein and Staffan A. Qvist Some years ago, while studying how societies transitioned from one energy … Continue reading

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John Donne. Meditation 17. [No man is an island… For whom the bell tolls, etc.]

No man is an island,  entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main; if a clod be washed away by the sea, Europe is the less, as well as if a promontory … Continue reading

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Opinion | The Gift of Shared Grief – By Margaret Renkl – The New York Times

By Margaret Renkl Contributing Opinion Writer Feb. 4, 2019,  87 Credit William DeShazer for The New York Times Image CreditCreditWilliam DeShazer for The New York Times NASHVILLE — When my mother died in 2012, she left behind a huge collection … Continue reading

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Teenagers Emerge as a Force in Climate Protests Across Europe – By Milan Schreuer- Elian Peltier and Christopher F. Schuetze – The New York Times

By Milan Schreuer, Elian Peltier and Christopher F. Schuetze Jan. 31, 2019 BRUSSELS — Tens of thousands of children skipped school in Belgium on Thursday to join demonstrations for action against climate change, part of a broader environmental protest movement across Europe that has … Continue reading

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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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