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Black Lives Matter thought they had Washington's ear. Now they feel shut out

Black Lives Matter thought they had Washington's ear. Now they feel shut out

Via: Nerm_L  •  News Viners  •  13 Comments  •  2 days ago

What does election reform have to do with police reform?  That's the Democratic Party establishment's playbook to use bait-and-switch politics to divide and subvert grassroots movements.  No doubt...
A Misleading C.D.C. Number

A Misleading C.D.C. Number

Via: Nerm_L  •  News Viners  •  11 Comments  •  4 days ago

When facts are exaggerated to fulfill an overzealous and unrealistic benchmark then public doubts shouldn't be surprising.  When should caution justify misinformation?   The claim is that erring...
China's plan to gather the 'best and brightest' in science and technology

China's plan to gather the 'best and brightest' in science and technology

Via: Nerm_L  •  News Viners  •  2 Comments  •  6 days ago

The Chinese recruitment program is more about repatriation than simply taking talent.  However, there is a stark contrast between Chinese and Western motivations for supporting science and...
Biden's Paris Agreement commitment will be tough on Americans — and ineffective

Biden's Paris Agreement commitment will be tough on Americans — and ineffective

Via: Nerm_L  •  News Viners  •  13 Comments  •  one week ago

We are currently on the path to failure simply because we want it all.  Joe Biden pushing the rope isn't going to work.  Cutting a foot off the bottom of the rope and tying it to the top won't...
Can the Biden Agenda Fix Middle America's Deepest Problem?

Can the Biden Agenda Fix Middle America's Deepest Problem?

Via: Nerm_L  •  News Viners  •  3 Comments  •  one week ago

The country's heartland has been experiencing a demographic 'crisis' for decades.  Smaller communities and cities simply cannot sustain themselves with a services economy. The services economy was...
China's Greenhouse Gas Emissions Exceed Those of All Other Developed Countries Combined

China's Greenhouse Gas Emissions Exceed Those of All Other Developed Countries Combined

Via: Nerm_L  •  News Viners  •  28 Comments  •  4 days ago

China is a smoking dragon.  The Chinese government has committed to a policy of economic development and will not allow international accords interfere with that economic initiative. What is most...
A shortage of these metals could make the climate crisis worse

A shortage of these metals could make the climate crisis worse

Via: Nerm_L  •  News Viners  •  4 Comments  •  one week ago

Continuing to party while the world burns and hoping for a magical technological solution won't end well.  We are on track to see the largest transfer of income and wealth from the economic bottom...
Biden administration backs suspending patent protections for Covid vaccines

Biden administration backs suspending patent protections for Covid vaccines

Via: Nerm_L  •  News Viners  •  4 Comments  •  one week ago

The debate over intellectual property protections was almost guaranteed when vaccines began receiving emergency use authorizations.  Those in favor of suspending IP protections will obviously make...
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