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Entries from November 2015

The Devastating Consequences Of A ‘Small’ Rise In Global Temperatures

November 30th, 2015 · No Comments

More Floods, More Drought Inevitable. How Bad Do We Want It To Get? Source: The Devastating Consequences Of A ‘Small’ Rise In Global Temperatures

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The puzzle of inability of scientists to expose natural selection theory

November 30th, 2015 · No Comments

One of the great puzzles in the history of science is that inability of biologists to expose the dogma of natural selection, in the process wrecking the reputation of science… Source: 2.2 Beyond Natural Selection

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The super asshole capitalist class getting serious on climate change…the year is 2015…

November 30th, 2015 · No Comments

http://www.wired.com/2015/11/zuckerberg-gates-climate-change-breakthrough-energy-coalition/ This is not impressive: more PR for the capitalist class.This might have happened forty years ago. The are a great distraction…

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Solar or Coal? The Energy India Picks May Decide Earth’s Fate | WIRED

November 30th, 2015 · No Comments

India will make a choice, but it will not be India’s alone. Source: Solar or Coal? The Energy India Picks May Decide Earth’s Fate | WIRED

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Fossil Fuel Invited to COP21 While Protest is Banned in Paris

November 30th, 2015 · No Comments

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Iraq War a War Crime – Pushed by Cheney Over Objections of Joint Chiefs and CIA – John Kiriakou on Reality Asserts Itself (7/10)

November 30th, 2015 · No Comments

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Sandwalk: Mootoo Kimura calculates a biochemical mutation rate in 1968

November 30th, 2015 · No Comments

Source: Sandwalk: Mootoo Kimura calculates a biochemical mutation rate in 1968

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Will Dawkins’ selfish gene concept die as its proponents retire? | Uncommon Descent

November 30th, 2015 · No Comments

Yes, we do understand the selfish gene. We also understand that genetics didn’t turn out the way anyone thought Source: Will Dawkins’ selfish gene concept die as its proponents retire? | Uncommon Descent

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Bonobos documented for first time using ancient pre-agricultural tools, breaking bones, and using spears as attack weapons — ScienceDaily

November 30th, 2015 · No Comments

Source: Bonobos documented for first time using ancient pre-agricultural tools, breaking bones, and using spears as attack weapons — ScienceDaily

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Trump’s Embrace of Totalitarianism is America’s Dirty Little Secret

November 30th, 2015 · No Comments

Business Mogul, reality TV star, and presidential candidate, Donald Trump recently mocked Serge Kovaleski, a New York Times investigative reporter with a disability, at a rally in South Carolina. T… Source: Trump’s Embrace of Totalitarianism is America’s Dirty Little Secret

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[Marxism] Fwd: We can save atheism from the New Atheists like Richard Dawkins | Jeff Sparrow | Comment is free | The Guardian

November 30th, 2015 · No Comments

Dawkins and Harris are still, by far and away, the most recognisable frontmen for the New Atheist show. So how did a movement ostensibly full of progressives end up so identified with writers who sound less and less like incarnations of pure reason and more and more like your Islamophobic uncle after he chugs his […]

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What’s on Tap at the Historic Paris Climate Summit | Alternet

November 30th, 2015 · No Comments

As always, the potential for discord and deadlock pervades the climate negotiations. Source: What’s on Tap at the Historic Paris Climate Summit | Alternet

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Sea Shepherd Blasts Japan’s Plan to Slaughter 4,000 Minke Whales | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

November 30th, 2015 · No Comments

Environmental activist group Sea Shepherd warned Japan against resuming “research” whaling in the Antarctic in defiance of an international court of justice ruling that it cease the practice and called on the Australian government to intervene. Source: Sea Shepherd Blasts Japan’s Plan to Slaughter 4,000 Minke Whales | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views […]

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France Puts 24 Climate Activists Under House Arrest Ahead of COP21 

November 30th, 2015 · No Comments

French police have placed 24 activists under ‘house arrest’ ahead of the major UN climate warming COP21 talks starting near Paris next week. The French interior ministry said Friday the government was trying to prevent the activists from demonstrating ahead of the COP21 conference, but their lawyers and Amnesty International accused the government of abusing […]

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The left outplayed on ‘evolution’ by the right

November 29th, 2015 · No Comments

It is very hard for the Old Left to see how they have been outflanked by the right on evolution theories. Darwinism is defunct but the general public, and the left, are oblivious. The left cannot continue with old fashioned darwinism against the current right. They will lose the smarts public image, and all evolution […]

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Post-marxist neo-communist activism now! from the Old Testament of Marx/Engels to the New Testament of …get your ‘admit one’ ticket to the Red Fortyeight Group

November 29th, 2015 · No Comments

Last and First Men suggests a way to create a stylized post-marxist left leaving its core intact. It is not clear why, but the ‘communist’ legacy in its various (american) groups is defunct, and where a socialist gambit via Sanders took off like a rocket, perhaps cresting even now, the further left is still in […]

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A Sea of Blood – John Kiriakou on Reality Asserts Itself (6/10)

November 29th, 2015 · No Comments

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Rupert Murdoch’s National Geographic celebrates the Virgin Mary « Why Evolution Is True

November 29th, 2015 · No Comments

Source: Rupert Murdoch’s National Geographic celebrates the Virgin Mary « Why Evolution Is True

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Convergent evolution: Tarantulas evolved blue hue eight times | Uncommon Descent

November 29th, 2015 · No Comments

Copulation of Haplopelma lividum/Flamesbane From BBC News : Tarantulas have evolved almost exactly the same shade of vibrant blue at least eight separate Source: Convergent evolution: Tarantulas evolved blue hue eight times | Uncommon Descent

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Scans suggest ‘90%’ chance of hidden chamber in King Tut tomb

November 29th, 2015 · No Comments

http://www.sciencedaily.com/videos/21bc3d8a758970817231fd69ed65a3a0.htm

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Our Solar Bonanza!

November 29th, 2015 · No Comments

We’ve had solar power energizing our house in Sag Harbor on Long Island in New York for six years now—and it’s a bonanza! Once the photovoltaic panels are up on your roof, nothing more needs to be … Source: Our Solar Bonanza!

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Israel To Coordinate With Google, YouTube, To Censor Palestinian Videos Of Conflict | Alternet

November 29th, 2015 · No Comments

Israel held meetings with representatives of YouTube and Google to find ways of cooperating to censor Palestinian videos. Source: Israel To Coordinate With Google, YouTube, To Censor Palestinian Videos Of Conflict | Alternet

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Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

November 29th, 2015 · No Comments

Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community Source: Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

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Dahr Jamail | Will Paris Climate Talks Be Too Little, Too Late?

November 28th, 2015 · No Comments

Temperatures, sea level rise and extreme weather events continue to set records as the planet burns. Source: Dahr Jamail | Will Paris Climate Talks Be Too Little, Too Late?

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