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Weekly Review Nov 16
searchlight | 11/21/2019

CLIMATE ACCORD NOTICE – Trump announces withdrawal. IMPEACHMENT HEARINGS BEGIN – An official public inquiry under way. HIGHER TARIFFS – If U.S.-China trade war persists.

Hong Kong Upheaval
Caroline Levin | 11/18/2019

After five months of ongoing street protests, the momentum has shifted. Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement has made major gains in the Chinese territory's district council elections...

Weekly Review Nov 9
searchlight | 11/17/2019

WHY QUIT CLIMATE ACCORD? – Trump has given the UN notice. SEA LEVELS RISING – A challenge to human civilization. UK CREDIT RATINGS – Projected downgrade to "negative".

Lebanon Awakening
Samir Makdisi | 11/12/2019

Lebanon’s political system's designated ethnic roles has it forever locked into partial paralysis. Popular uprisings that began in October mark a major turning point in the country’s history...

Weekly Review Nov 2
searchlight | 11/08/2019

IMPEACHMENT INQUIRY ADVANCES – Proceedings to begin. WORLD VEGAN DAY – Celebrate the benefits. LEBANON'S PM RESIGNS – Bows to protests of hundreds of thousands.

Weekly Review Oct 26
searchlight | 11/06/2019

39 MIGRANTS DEAD – In refrigerated trailer. CALIFORNIA ABLAZE – Terrifying wildfires; huge evacuations. GLOBAL YOUTH PROTESTS – Hong Kong to Lebanon; India to Chile.

Bolivian Election
Amaury Lannes | 10/31/2019

Rural Bolivia is primarily inhabited by an indigenous population. After Evo Morales, Bolivia’s first indigenous president was overthrown, a vicious conflict erupted throughout the country...

Weekly Review Oct 19
searchlight | 10/24/2019

ZEROING IN ON IMPEACHMENT – Soon to be a reality. CORAL BEWARE – Ocean acidification strikes hard.  ISRAEL LACKS COALITION – Is Netanyahu era soon expiring?

No Allies, No Friends
S.R. Landon | 10/15/2019

Today’s post-WWII world was built on a cornerstone of defense treaties and free-trade pacts.  Strength grew from alliances for common goals.  It has been quite reckless to cast all this...

Weekly Review Oct 12
searchlight | 10/12/2019

KURD ALLIES LEFT FOR SLAUGHTER – Attacked by invading Turks. BIRDS BYE BYE – Two-thirds from North American risk extinction. BREXIT: TICKING - Moment is slipping away.