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Entries from January 2017

Blogbook continued…

January 30th, 2017 · No Comments

On the way to a new text on a once and future communist framework: a new outline…to be continued… we are going to start getting this done quickly. I think a way is needed to embed the theories of marxism in a lightweight form into a version of the ‘eonic’ history/evolution model. It is easy […]

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Russia, Canada, Brazil record vast forest loss |

January 30th, 2017 · No Comments

Almost 1 million square kilometres of natural forest disappeared between the year 2000 and 2013, along with its ability to absorb carbon and reduce warming Source: Russia, Canada, Brazil record vast forest loss | Climate Home – climate change news

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Slayers of Social Security: Rep. Sam Johnson and other Republicans like Paul Ryan want to gut safety net for older Americans – Salon.com

January 30th, 2017 · No Comments

With false claims that Social Security is “going bankrupt,” GOP congressman wants to slash elders’ retirement funds Source: Slayers of Social Security: Rep. Sam Johnson and other Republicans like Paul Ryan want to gut safety net for older Americans – Salon.com

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Doomsday Clock Ticking on Climate Change

January 30th, 2017 · No Comments

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A new order of insect found in Cretaceous amber « Why Evolution Is True

January 30th, 2017 · No Comments

There are about 30 orders of insects (see here), usually ending with the letters “-ptera”. You should know some of these, including Lepidoptera, Coleoptera, Orthoptera, Hemiptera (?… Source: A new order of insect found in Cretaceous amber « Why Evolution Is True

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Inside the Cell: DNA as a Library – Evolution News & Views

January 30th, 2017 · No Comments

Evolution News and Views (ENV) provides original reporting and analysis about the debate over intelligent design and evolution. Source: Inside the Cell: DNA as a Library – Evolution News & Views

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The Computational Foundation of Life | Quanta Magazine

January 30th, 2017 · No Comments

Life was long thought to obey its own set of rules. But as simple systems show signs of lifelike behavior, scientists are arguing about whether this apparent complexity is all a consequence of thermodynamics. Source: The Computational Foundation of Life | Quanta Magazine

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The Case for Impeachment: Donald Trump’s Islamophobia and the Threat to the Constitution

January 30th, 2017 · No Comments

The ink on Donald Trump’s executive order barring Muslim immigrants from the U.S. is barely dry, but that’s all the more reason to begin calling for his impeachment. If it only took a week for him … Source: The Case for Impeachment: Donald Trump’s Islamophobia and the Threat to the Constitution

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Oldie But Baddie: D.C. Police Resume Unlawful Mass Arrest Tactic

January 30th, 2017 · No Comments

On inauguration day, the MPD pretended these policies did not exist and were back conducting indiscriminate mass arrests. Leading the effort was interim MPD Police Chief Peter Newsham, who was one of the police commanders involved in the unlawful arrest of the 400 people in Pershing Park in 2002. No warnings were given on Jan. […]

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Trump’s executive order is an unconstitutional attack on Muslims.

January 30th, 2017 · No Comments

Source: Trump’s executive order is an unconstitutional attack on Muslims.

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Could Trump’s Scary Planned Immigration Roundup Split the Country and Provoke Political Violence? | Alternet

January 30th, 2017 · No Comments

Trump’s executive orders threaten civil strife on a scale the country has not seen in decades. Source: Could Trump’s Scary Planned Immigration Roundup Split the Country and Provoke Political Violence? | Alternet

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‘Hope Trump Enjoys Losing’: ACLU Celebrates as Court Blocks Deportations 

January 30th, 2017 · No Comments

Source: ‘Hope Trump Enjoys Losing’: ACLU Celebrates as Court Blocks Deportations | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

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Malevolence Tempered by Incompetence: Trump’s Horrifying Executive Order on Refugees and Visas – Lawfare

January 29th, 2017 · No Comments

Source: Malevolence Tempered by Incompetence: Trump’s Horrifying Executive Order on Refugees and Visas – Lawfare

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Enough’s enough: Trump knows perfectly well 9/11 was an inside job //Judge Blocks Part of Trump’s Immigration Ban After His Own Lawyers Can’t Justify It – The Daily Beast

January 29th, 2017 · No Comments

Enough is enough: still more assault on moslems in the name of 9/11. The failure of the left to expose the 9/11 conspiracy is a part of this developing horror. And we can be sure that Trump, an avid fan of the Info Wars website, is well aware of the conspiracy from the inside jobbers […]

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January 29th, 2017 · No Comments

https://www.marxist.com/what-the-russian-revolution-achieved-and-why-it-degenerated.htm This article is interesting enough but as we have noted here repeatedly we need a new brand of the socialist/communist legacy, one that will free the core ideas to a new and freer realization. The left must offer a clear platform, not some ad hoc bolshevik-style ‘make it up as you go along’. The […]

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Not Our President: Trump is a lunatic 

January 29th, 2017 · No Comments

Donald Trump is facing overwhelming global backlash over his controversial immigration order amid calls by MPs to retract the Queen’s offer of a state visit to the UK. Source: Donald Trump’s ban on Muslims: Global backlash as ministers told to fight for British citizens’ rights – but President is defiant

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Interviews for the Resistance: Live From the Spontaneous Protests at JFK Airport – In These Times

January 29th, 2017 · No Comments

Hundreds gather to protest Donald Trump’s refugee and Muslim bans, and to demand the release of those held at the airport. Source: Interviews for the Resistance: Live From the Spontaneous Protests at JFK Airport – In These Times

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Federal Judge Blocks Part of Trump’s Immigration Ban – Truthdig

January 29th, 2017 · No Comments

Following protests at a number of airports across the country and legal intervention by civil liberties watchdog groups, a U.S. district court temporarily halts the deportation of people with valid visas or approved refugee papers. Source: Federal Judge Blocks Part of Trump’s Immigration Ban – Truthdig

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War and Warming: Can We Save the Planet Without Taking on the Pentagon? | Portside

January 29th, 2017 · No Comments

Oil is indispensable for war and militarism. Think of it as the lifeblood coursing through our foreign policy, a policy based on maintaining superpower status and confronting those whom we perceive as challenging us. Source: War and Warming: Can We Save the Planet Without Taking on the Pentagon? | Portside

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The Deep State: The Fall of the Constitution and the Rise of a Shadow Government: Mike Lofgren

January 29th, 2017 · No Comments

The Deep State: The Fall of the Constitution and the Rise of a Shadow Government [Mike Lofgren] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The New York Times bestselling author of The Party Is Over delivers a no-holds-barred exposé of who really wields power in Washington   Every Four years Source: The Deep State: The Fall […]

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Trump has suspended due process for Muslims.

January 29th, 2017 · No Comments

Trump’s executive order has led to the unconstitutional detention of legal immigrants whose lone crime is their national origin and religion. Source: Trump has suspended due process for Muslims.

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Chaos and Massive Unrest on the Heels of Trump’s Muslim-Ban | News | teleSUR English

January 29th, 2017 · No Comments

Trump’s executive order, signed on Friday, potentially affects more than 130 million Muslims from around the world. Civil unrest is already underway. Source: Chaos and Massive Unrest on the Heels of Trump’s Muslim-Ban | News | teleSUR English

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When Will Climate Change Be Irreversible? The Crash and What It Means for Our Future (2005) – YouTube

January 29th, 2017 · No Comments

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Weighing Solar Radiation Management Options – YouTube

January 29th, 2017 · No Comments

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