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Weekly Review Nov 16

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

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

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

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

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

The Butterfly Effect

Anything refreshingly straightforward in life can be equally perplexing.  Rather than seeing things as they are, we see them as we are.  So, unhappy people might believe any change has to be for the better...

Weekly Review Oct 26

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

Bolivian Election

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

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

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 aside...

Weekly Review Oct 12

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.

Columbine Revisited

Twenty years, four months, and twenty-five days ago, a tragedy occurred. Our country watched in horror, as fifteen people died and twenty-four were wounded. Everyone's life was in shambles...