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The Forgotten Americans

Submitted by ub on Wed, 10/10/2018 - 11:21

An economic agenda for a divided nation Podcast featuring a conversation with Governors John Hickenlooper and John Kasich.

This sobering account of a disenfranchised American working class and important policy solutions to the nation’s economic inequalities will take place today at 2P EDT, so tune in to watch Governors John Hickenlooper (D-Col.) and John Kasich (R-Ohio) join Brookings economist Isabel Sawhill for a discussion on advancing the economic interests of American workers who feel disenfranchised by inequality and job losses.

Mike Goes All Ways

Submitted by ub on Wed, 10/10/2018 - 09:06

He has been a Democrat, an independent and a Republican. Round and round he goes, where he'll land nobody knows... Not yet.

Bloomberg LP founder may be considering running for president as a Democrat. The former NYC Mayor has formally changed his voter registration back to Democrat.

Michael Roars Aboard A Shore

Submitted by ub on Wed, 10/10/2018 - 08:43
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As climate change continues to harm our planet, some Florida residents are in the dangerous path of Hurricane Michael, which could become the most extremely destructive storm to hit the Panhandle area in many years.

The National Hurricane Center upgraded Michael to an extremely dangerous Category 4 storm, with maximum sustained winds of 130 mph. Michael could slam the region this afternoon and is about 180 miles of Panama City, Florida, and about 170 miles of Apalachicola, Florida.

Blue Wave vs Red Tide

Submitted by ub on Tue, 10/09/2018 - 11:24

This latest alarming report on climate change must now begin to reverse our inaction. This is the most pressing issue and perhaps the biggest news story of our generation.

While some leaders mock scientific studies and reverse the significant amount of progress which still needs to be made, the future of planet Earth has become a voting issue.

Climate Change Dangers

Submitted by ub on Tue, 10/09/2018 - 09:08

This is not a wake-up call. The whole world should now be aware of the single most threatening issue facing our planet. Planet earth has only until 2030 to stem catastrophic climate change or else we're all doomed.

Climate change is the statistical distribution of weather patterns for an extended period of time. Also known as global warming is the observed century-scale rise in the average temperature of the Earth's climate system and its related effects, as part of climate change. Multiple lines of scientific evidence show that the climate system is warming.

The Holidays

Submitted by ub on Mon, 10/08/2018 - 12:41
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This is the most wonderful time of the year when children pick and choose their favorite pumpkin which is used for jack-o-lantern as the inside carving makes for delicious pumpkin pies.

#CityImages welcomes the time for relaxation and festivity beginning with Haloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's day with the intervening time to celebrate many others like Hannukah, Kawanza...etc.

Viva Latinos

Submitted by ub on Sun, 10/07/2018 - 11:36
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As we wrap up yet another National Hispanic Heritage Month, this #USA 30-day reality play which ends on October 15, three days after my birthday, please remember that it was enacted into law by Republican President Ronald Reagan in 1988 to celebrate the stories and achievements of Latino US citizens who trace their lineage to Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and throughout all of The Americas. Hispanos Unidos jamas seran vencidos.

The Patriarchy Strikes Back

Submitted by ub on Sun, 10/07/2018 - 10:14
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Why are men the majority in Congress, in the US Supreme Court and just about everywhere you look inside the halls of control? By diminishing the political power of half the US population, it disenfranchises our entire government and that may be the entire point.

The Republican War on Women in US politics describes policies and legislation as a wide-scale effort to restrict women's rights, including reproductive rights. The patriarchy has males holding power in roles of political leadership, moral authority, social privilege and control of a woman's body.

Budweiser Brett SCOTUS?

Submitted by ub on Sat, 10/06/2018 - 16:46
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Following a US Senate historic roll call the voting on Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court, and the most divisive nomination in recent years has ended in victory for the Republicans. Following a vote of 50 to 48, Brett Kavanaugh was sworn in as 114th Supreme Court justice in private ceremony at the court.

Slow Note From China

Submitted by ub on Sat, 10/06/2018 - 10:48
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The People's Republic of China has finally announced that Chinese Interpol Chief who has been reported missing is under government investigation for unspecified violations of the law.

INTERPOL is the foremost international police agency and a criminal law enforcement organization that facilitates international police cooperation. It was established as the International Criminal Police Commission in 1923; it chose INTERPOL as its telegraphic address in 1946 and made it its common name in 1956. https://www.interpol.int/