Sunday, September 24, 2017


  • Sunday political talk shows barely cover Hurricane Maria’s devastation of Puerto Rico The entire island is without power, a dam is in danger of bursting, and Sunday political talk shows talked about it for less than a minute 

  • The great nutrient collapse The atmosphere is literally changing the food we eat, for the worse. And almost nobody is paying attention. 

  •  When Congress hauls in Equifax CEO Richard Smith to grill him, it can start by asking why he put someone with degrees in music in charge of the company’s data security. 

Sunday, September 10, 2017

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  • (Economist) There are now 400 extreme weather events every year, four times as many as in 1970.

  • And let’s not forget Florida Gov. Rick Scott, a pioneering climate denier.

  • (WPO) The Pacific bluefin population has been depleted by more than 97 percent from its historic high, because of overfishing.

  • (Bloomberg) China is working on a timetable to end production and ban sales  of fossil fuel cars in electric vehicle push.  

  • (Economist) Republicans only want to tax profits earned at home, removing the incentive to stash foreign earnings. Cutting taxes on profits earned abroad would be a pointless giveaway. The government may as well write shareholders a cheque. 

  • (CNN) In other news: 6 in 10 Americans don't have $500 in savings.

  • Facebook (after several denials) says Russians may have bought $100,000 in political ads.

  • (NYT) Russian fingerprints are on thousands of fake Facebook and Twitter accounts that posted anti-Clinton messages

  • For sale/rent a SEX robot which "moans" when its boobs are massaged. If technology is replacing the oldest profession what jobs are next?? 

Monday, September 04, 2017


  • House prices in the US show a negative correlation with predicted climate change risk, according to property analysts Zillow, demonstrating the attraction of living by the sea.

  • In little more than a month, the price of a share in Swiss National Bank increased by 50 per cent. No one knows why.

  • (Economist) Since 1970, the number of disasters worldwide has more than quadrupled to around 400 a year.

  • America is regressing to have the economic and political structure of a developing nation, an MIT economist has warned.  Peter Temin says the world's’ largest economy has roads and bridges that look more like those in Thailand and Venezuela than those in parts of Europe.