This weekend check out this UWS movie theatre rising up from the ashes of Lincoln Plaza Cinema

This will be the cover for the New York Times Metro section. I'm one of dozens of volunteers actively trying to bring a movie theatre to the lower Upper West Side of Manhattan that would feature independent, documentary, or other small films. It's a fascinating story. If you don't want to read a full-length article, … Continue reading This weekend check out this UWS movie theatre rising up from the ashes of Lincoln Plaza Cinema

The 10 best books of 2019 according to the WSJ

Figured I would start with the Wall Street Journal rather than using them as an also-ran. Nice short list, many of them familiar from discussions earlier in the year. Enjoy. The Best Books of 2019 The 10 fiction and nonfiction books that defined our year. ILLUSTRATION: JEAN-MANUEL DUVIVIER FOR THE WALL STREET JOURNAL Dec. 12, 2019 … Continue reading The 10 best books of 2019 according to the WSJ

When people mention social justice related to the climate emergency, here's something it would cover

There is something deeply wrong with the diversion of local fresh water supplies for bottling in plastic for commercial sale while the wells dry up for local residents. So far the Nestles and Coca Colas of the world have succeeded in literally changing local areas to deserts simply by contracting with one landowner. Such agreements … Continue reading When people mention social justice related to the climate emergency, here's something it would cover

Simply owning health insurance saves lives — an accidental large IRS study proves it

One of the critical assumptions behind ObamaCare is that health insurance has value and should be made available to everyone. Every person who makes a decision based on whether they'll lose their health insurance implicitly believes that now having that insurance can be dangerous. Turns out just owning health insurance can save your life. A … Continue reading Simply owning health insurance saves lives — an accidental large IRS study proves it

Biggest risk to our agricultural strength is farmers who are not going bankrupt because of tariffs

Each individual farmer who leaves the business of producing food on American farms makes this country weaker. One of the most dangerous things Trump's agricultural tariffs have produced is a surge in bankruptcies rather than the needed surge in financial support as they attempt to develop new approaches to impending disaster. https://www.ecowatch.com/farm-bankruptcies-2641366835.html? Farm Bankruptcies Are … Continue reading Biggest risk to our agricultural strength is farmers who are not going bankrupt because of tariffs

Useful news if you have an Apple Card — 6% discount & iPhone financing

Apple offers iPhone financing for Card holders Dec. 10, 2019 9:12 AM ET|About: Apple Inc. (AAPL)| Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) Card holders can purchase an iPhone in 24 monthly payments with no interest. The payments will be bundled in with the minimum Card payment in the Wallet app. Apple is also offering a 6% discount at its retail stores for purchases … Continue reading Useful news if you have an Apple Card — 6% discount & iPhone financing