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by caltrek
Tue Sep 21, 2021 2:29 pm
Forum: Business & Politics
Topic: USA News and Discussions
Replies: 139
Views: 48278

Re: USA News and Discussions

Texas Republicans Just Passed a Slew of Extreme Laws. Now They’ll Gerrymander to Stay in Power by Ari Berman September 21, 2021 https://www.motherjones.com/politics/2021/09/texas-republicans-just-passed-a-slew-of-extreme-laws-now-theyll-gerrymander-to-stay-in-power/ Introduction: (Mother Jones) In ...
by caltrek
Tue Sep 21, 2021 2:19 pm
Forum: Energy & the Environment
Topic: Climate Change News & Discussions
Replies: 111
Views: 35570

Re: Climate Change News & Discussions

Facebook Steps Up Fight Against Climate Misinformation – But Critics Say Effort Falls Short by Kari Paul September 16, 2021 https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2021/sep/16/facebook-climate-change-misinformation Introduction: (The Guardian) Facebook has announced new efforts to combat climate cri...
by caltrek
Mon Sep 20, 2021 4:58 pm
Forum: Biology & Medicine
Topic: COVID-19 News and Discussions
Replies: 490
Views: 98162

Re: COVID-19 News and Discussions

If it were just a matter of the anti-vaccine crowd heightening their own risk without impacting upon others, that would be one thing. However, the virus itself spreads from those who could have prevented it to those who are forced by circumstances to be exposed despite their best efforts. Moreover, ...
by caltrek
Mon Sep 20, 2021 4:02 pm
Forum: The History Forum
Topic: Modern History (1800 – present)
Replies: 22
Views: 8759

Re: Modern History (1800 – present)

'Another World is Possible': How Occupy Wall Street Reshaped Politics and Kicked Off a New Era of Protest

Here is a Democracy Now! show on this subject presented via Alternet:

https://www.alternet.org/2021/09/occupy-wall-street/
by caltrek
Mon Sep 20, 2021 3:44 pm
Forum: Biology & Medicine
Topic: COVID-19 News and Discussions
Replies: 490
Views: 98162

Re: COVID-19 News and Discussions

I know that the article below is sounding very redundant, yet the core message still does not seem to be getting through for a sizable portion of the population. Anti-vaxx Couple Dies of Virus After Claiming They Survived Pandemic Despite Being Unvaccinated by Aysha Qamar September 20, 2021 https://...
by caltrek
Sun Sep 19, 2021 8:41 pm
Forum: AI & Robotics
Topic: Autonomous Vehicles News & Discussions
Replies: 42
Views: 16266

Re: Autonomous Vehicles News & Discussions

These Boat Drones are Designed to Sail Directly Into the Eye of a Hurricane by Matt McFarland September 10, 2021 https://www.kitv.com/story/44706003/these-boat-drones-are-designed-to-sail-directly-into-the-eye-of-a-hurricane (KITV) The brightly-colored robotic boats made by Saildrone seem to have a...
by caltrek
Sun Sep 19, 2021 7:00 pm
Forum: Computers & the Internet
Topic: Computers & the Internet News and Discussions
Replies: 51
Views: 20090

Re: Computers & the Internet News and Discussions

Beijing is Tearing Down the Digital "Walled Gardens" by Rita Liao September 18, 2021 https://techcrunch.com/2021/09/18/china-roundup-beijing-is-tearing-down-the-digital-walled-gardens/ Introduction: (TechCrunch) Hello and welcome back to TechCrunch ’s China roundup, a digest of recent eve...
by caltrek
Sun Sep 19, 2021 6:46 pm
Forum: Business & Politics
Topic: Megacorporations Watch Thread
Replies: 20
Views: 7371

Re: Megacorporations Watch Thread

Antitrust Probe Finds Google Abused Dominant Position of Android in India by Manish Singh September 18, 2021 https://techcrunch.com/2021/09/18/google-abused-dominant-position-of-android-in-india-antitrust-probe-finds/ Introduction: (TechCrunch) Google has abused the dominant position of Android in ...
by caltrek
Sun Sep 19, 2021 6:10 pm
Forum: Biology & Medicine
Topic: COVID-19 News and Discussions
Replies: 490
Views: 98162

Re: COVID-19 News and Discussions

The Dubious Rise of Ivermectin as a Covid-19 Treatment, Explained by Kelsey Piper September 17, 2021 https://www.vox.com/future-perfect/22663127/ivermectin-covid-treatments-vaccines-evidence Introduction: (Vox) On June 22, Joe Rogan’s wildly popular podcast dropped a new episode in which the host a...
by caltrek
Sun Sep 19, 2021 5:41 pm
Forum: Energy & the Environment
Topic: Wildfire news and discussion
Replies: 81
Views: 25683

Re: Wildfire news and discussion

Wildfires in Australia Caused an Explosion of Sea Life Thousands of Miles Away by Benji Jones September 15, 2021 https://www.vox.com/down-to-earth/2021/9/15/22672480/wildfires-oceans-algae-blooms-climate-change-australia Conclusion: (Vox) As the Nature study shows, fires can spur large algal blooms...