The Rise of Trump is White America Dying

Half of the post-millennial generation is non-white Donald Trump Is Winning Because White America Is Dying Trump’s rise is partly due to deeply rooted — and potentially fatal — feelings of fear and anger. What’s killing white, middle-aged, poorly educated American men? Data suggest it’s a sense of hopelessness fueling Donald Trump’s popularity. Noam Chomsky, the … Continue reading The Rise of Trump is White America Dying

A Badge of Shame: The Government’s War on America’s Military Veterans

The government’s efforts to wage war on veterans, especially those who speak out against government wrongdoing, is downright appalling. By John Whitehead Rutherford Institute Nov 6, 2018 Not all heroes wear the uniform of war. In the United States, however, we take particular pride in recognizing as heroes those who have served in the military. … Continue reading A Badge of Shame: The Government’s War on America’s Military Veterans

The Man Who Studies the Spread of Ignorance

"We live in a world of radical ignorance." ~ Robert Proctor How do people or companies with vested interests spread ignorance and obfuscate knowledge? There is a term which defines this phenomenon. By Georgina Kenyon BBC In 1979, a secret memo from the tobacco industry was revealed to the public. Called the Smoking and Health … Continue reading The Man Who Studies the Spread of Ignorance

The elimination of smallpox showed how humans can work together to solve deadly global problems

by Steven & JM Opal The Conversation Oct 2, 2018 If you were to watch a split-screen broadcast with global weather on one side and world politics on the other, you could easily conclude that we are doomed. Prodigious storms and killer heat waves announce the arrival of human-induced climate change, with more disasters to come as the planet warms … Continue reading The elimination of smallpox showed how humans can work together to solve deadly global problems