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Entries from March 2016

UK Labour activist faces backlash over ‘ISIS is run by Israel’ remarks – International – Jerusalem Post

March 31st, 2016 · No Comments

According to British media, Labour activist Bob Campbell accused Israel of standing behind the terrorist group in a Facebook post a day after the attacks in Brussels last week. Source: UK Labour activist faces backlash over ‘ISIS is run by Israel’ remarks – International – Jerusalem Post

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Does Bernie Sanders have a chance of winning? Of course – LA Times

March 31st, 2016 · No Comments

To the editor : The main purpose behind the article and the poorly constructed USC/L.A. Times poll seems to be to convince voters that their only choice to defeat Donald Trump is to anoint Hillary Clinton . (“ Common ground for Democrats: USC Dornsife/Times poll ,” March 28) Source: Does Bernie Sanders have a chance […]

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Blogbook fait accompli: The resolution of modernity as a postcapitalist system..

March 31st, 2016 · No Comments

Maybe we should complete this book, thimble-size, and get the show on the road… 1. The Crisis of Modernity The idea of the crisis of modernity is a response to the postmodern fallacy of seeking a ‘new age’ after modernity. We are confronted with something different: a decline from the assumptions of the early modern. […]

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The left and darwinism…it is important to see that science is dysfunctional on basic questions that scientism can’t handle…

March 31st, 2016 · No Comments

Although we are running out of time on the question of evolution, the expose of darwinism remains an important issue to be aware of the ideological nexus that is at work. Climate science is fortunate: scientists can create models, and this have a solid core of science. But the evolution question is more elusive, and […]

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Why is the Guardian more confused about evolution than most kids?

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https://www.theguardian.com/science/head-quarters/2016/mar/31/intelligent-design-popular-evolution-creationism The Guardian just can’t get the issue straight: leftist materialism is dogma, and this radiates the whole spectrum of secular thought. The reality is that kids show a natural sense of intelligence on the design question, while scientists have trained themselves into a series of errors. This is not to propose the Intelligent Design […]

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Three-Legged BarStool For Surviving Climate Change // Climate change warning: expert predicts apocalyptic scenario in bombshell report – TomoNews

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Human Extinction By 2030 -Acid Test, The Global Challenge of Ocean Acidification

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Flores man died out sooner than thought | Uncommon Descent

March 31st, 2016 · No Comments

Current humans killed them researchers say. But then the last team we heard from said they weren’t human. (Didn’t have chins.) Keep the file open. Source: Flores man died out sooner than thought | Uncommon Descent

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Monkeys Move Wheelchairs Using Just Their Thoughts | Richard Dawkins Foundation

March 31st, 2016 · No Comments

Photo credit: Screenshot from Rajangam et al, 2016 By Tia Ghose Monkeys equipped with wireless brain implants were able to control robotic wheelchairs using only their thoughts, according to a new … Source: Monkeys Move Wheelchairs Using Just Their Thoughts | Richard Dawkins Foundation

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Evolution makes scientific sense. So why do many people reject it? | Science | The Guardian

March 31st, 2016 · No Comments

Child psychology studies have identified a natural human bias toward the theory of intelligent design, and pose a solution: teach evolution earlier Source: Evolution makes scientific sense. So why do many people reject it? | Science | The Guardian

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Sea Levels Could Rise Twice As Fast By The End Of The Century

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https://www.sciencedaily.com/videos/d69db10ad0162932edb17a554cc205ad.htm

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Make the Election About Economic Justice

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This year’s presidential primaries have highlighted the importance of people of color to the Democratic Party coalition. Hillary Clinton’s lead in the party’s nomination race comes almost entirely … Source: Make the Election About Economic Justice

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[Marxism] Vox: Low-income Americans can no longer afford rent, food, and transportation

March 31st, 2016 · No Comments

Source: [Marxism] Vox: Low-income Americans can no longer afford rent, food, and transportation

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Watch: Israeli Gov’t Calls for ‘Civil Elimination’ of Left-Wing Activists and Roseanne Barr Goes on a Rampage | Alternet

March 31st, 2016 · No Comments

A conference starring Roseanne and Israeli ministers was a symphony of extremist incitement. Source: Watch: Israeli Gov’t Calls for ‘Civil Elimination’ of Left-Wing Activists and Roseanne Barr Goes on a Rampage | Alternet

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Study: Antarctic Ice Sheets May Melt Even Faster than Previously Predicted | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

March 31st, 2016 · No Comments

Antarctic ice has the potential to melt faster than predicted, and could contribute to sea level rise of up to six feet by 2100, according to a new report published Wednesday. Source: Study: Antarctic Ice Sheets May Melt Even Faster than Previously Predicted | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

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Dahr Jamail | Climate Disruption in Overdrive: Submerged Cities and Melting That “Feeds on Itself”

March 30th, 2016 · No Comments

In this month’s climate disruption dispatch: Arctic cruises, ongoing animal extinctions, world food shortages predicted, and more. Source: Dahr Jamail | Climate Disruption in Overdrive: Submerged Cities and Melting That “Feeds on Itself”

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Blogbook notes…The crisis of the capitalist/climate endgame

March 30th, 2016 · No Comments

Producing a book via a blog is inefficient, but we can keep floating the idea here (actually Last and First Men is one version of the book in question) the basic issue in the material indicated is to look at a way to recast a marxist legacy so that it is more intelligible to the […]

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Human Extinction By 2030 -The Crisis of Civilization!

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Is the US Postal Service the Next Target for Corporate Plundering?

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Randomness in Natural Selection and Species as Islands in a “Vast Sea of Conceivable Arrangements” – Evolution News & Views

March 30th, 2016 · No Comments

Evolution News and Views (ENV) provides original reporting and analysis about the debate over intelligent design and evolution. Source: Randomness in Natural Selection and Species as Islands in a “Vast Sea of Conceivable Arrangements” – Evolution News & Views

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Long-Term Trends in the Fossil Record – Evolution News & Views

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Evolution News and Views (ENV) provides original reporting and analysis about the debate over intelligent design and evolution. Source: Long-Term Trends in the Fossil Record – Evolution News & Views

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Darwin’s naturalist catechism | Uncommon Descent

March 30th, 2016 · No Comments

Because we are the 98%-99% chimpanzee, there is a sure and certain hope that chimpanzees are entering the Stone Age. Source: Darwin’s naturalist catechism | Uncommon Descent

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Scientists Warn of Perilous Climate Shift Within Decades, Not Centuries – The New York Times

March 30th, 2016 · No Comments

Findings published on Tuesday are likely to replay a debate among climate scientists that started when a draft version of the paper came out last year. Source: Scientists Warn of Perilous Climate Shift Within Decades, Not Centuries – The New York Times

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Scientists Warn of Perilous Climate Shift Within Decades, Not Centuries | Richard Dawkins Foundation

March 30th, 2016 · No Comments

Photo credit: Charles Ommanney/The Washington Post, via Getty Images By Justin Gillis The nations of the world agreed years ago to try to limit global warming to a level they hoped would prove some… Source: Scientists Warn of Perilous Climate Shift Within Decades, Not Centuries | Richard Dawkins Foundation

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