Category Archives: Politics

Former Commanders Fault Trump’s Use of Troops Against Protesters in Trump’s Church Photo-Op

Former Commanders Fault Trump’s Use of Troops Against Protesters After military helicopters carried out a “show of force” mission to discourage protesters, retired senior military leaders condemned their successors for deploying such tactics. By Thomas Gibbons-Neff, Helene Cooper, Eric Schmitt … Continue reading

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Fire, pestilence and a country at war with itself: The Trump presidency is over

Robert Reich Source: The Guardian A pandemic unabated, an economy in meltdown, cities in chaos over police killings. All our supposed leader does is tweet. You’d be forgiven if you hadn’t noticed. His verbal bombshells are louder than ever, but … Continue reading

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George Floyd And The Dominos Of Racial Injustice: Coronavirus, George Floyd, Minneapolis Protests, Ahmaud Arbery & Amy Cooper, The Daily Social Distancing Show With Trevor Noah

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Xi Jinping Thought Explained: A New Ideology for a New Era in China

Xi Jinping Thought Explained By Chris Buckley Feb. 26, 2018 阅读简体中文版閱讀繁體中文版 China has a new official political doctrine. It’s called Xi Jinping Thought, and it is everywhere. Schools, newspapers, television, the internet, billboards and banners all trumpet the ideas of … Continue reading

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The Model United Nations Simulation: 7 Tips To Better Your Performance

Simulations offer students an opportunity to learn from firsthand experience. This sort of experiential learning allows students to apply and test what they learn in their textbooks, and often helps to increase students’ understanding of the subtleties of theories or concepts and … Continue reading

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How to Teach Model UN: Current Events, Israel-Palestine, and UN Membership

The news is full of teachable moments. For teachers, every day and every story is a lesson you can use to teach your students something new about the world. For example; a conflict as old as the UN itself: Israel-Palestine. In … Continue reading

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Where do greenhouse gas emissions come from?

If someone asked you to list the major sources of greenhouse gases around the world, what would you say? “A lot of places — it’s complicated,” is a perfectly reasonable answer, so it’s understandable that most people don’t have this … Continue reading

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Carbon Footprint Inequality: Gulf Between Global Rich and Poor

I think it is very important for the Democrats to press forward with their Green New Deal. It would be great for the so-called “Carbon Footprint” to permanently eliminate all Planes, Cars, Cows, Oil, Gas & the Military – even … Continue reading

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United Nations Ignores Economics Of Climate Change: Nobel laureate William Nordhaus says the costs of proposed CO2 cuts aren’t worth it

Wall Street Journal by Bjorn Lomborg Oct. 9, 2018 6:51 pm  Yale professor William Nordhaus speaks in New Haven, Conn., Oct. 8. PHOTO: MICHELLE MCLOUGHLIN/REUTERS The global economy must be transformed immediately to avoid catastrophic climate damage, a new United … Continue reading

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Economics of climate change innovation | Bjørn Lomborg and Bill Gates

Bill Gates: I wish more people fully understood what it will take to stop climate change. You have probably read about some of the progress on electricity, as renewables get cheaper. But electricity accounts for only a quarter of all … Continue reading

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