2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup undervalued by everyone except for its audience

I'm pleased that NYC will be giving the team a ticker tape parade at 9:30 this Friday the 12th. The last one was in 2015 when the US team also won the World Cup as costly ticker tape parades are only given in cases of excellence that demands recognition. Unfortunately, iff you watched the 2019 … Continue reading 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup undervalued by everyone except for its audience

Mother Jones overview of Kamala Harris for those who don’t know her

More than a year hold, but full of insight. https://www.motherjones.com/politics/2018/01/the-secret-to-understanding-kamala-harris/ Politics January/February 2018 Issue The Secret to Understanding Kamala Harris And why it’s making her a flash point in the Democratic Party. Jamilah King ReporterBio Advertise with Mother Jones Max-o-maticDown road 22 in Chowchilla, behind a wall of trees, impossibly green despite the brutal summer heat … Continue reading Mother Jones overview of Kamala Harris for those who don’t know her

Public service announcement — Mueller’s Report summarized in 30 minutes by PBS Newshour

https://www.pbs.org/newshour/show/all-of-the-mueller-reports-major-findings-in-less-than-30-minutes The PBS Newshour folks have summarized the Mueller Report's finding in an article that will take less than 30 minutes to read. Then you can skip the guilt you might feel as a responsible voter and citizen who simply can't stomach reading the full report. You're welcome.

An observation about recent changes in charitable giving

I live in Manhattan and am obviously on the progressive/left end of the political spectrum often found among blue state residents. In that context I've run into a phenomenon about current charitable giving that doesn't surprise exactly, but the scope is greater than I thought. Cultural institutions constantly contact those who subscribe to their concerts, … Continue reading An observation about recent changes in charitable giving

Searchable version of the Mueller report

Looking for a searchable version of the Mueller report? We've got you covered Jessica Sutherland  Daily Kos Staff Thursday April 18, 2019 · 2:04 PM Eastern Daylight Time  Recommend 29  Share  Tweet 11 Comments 11 new  RSS PUBLISHED TO jessi~KOS~utherland Daily Kos Social TAGS barr DonaldTrump mueller trump MuellerReport WilliamBarr BillBarr Share this article Today’s official release of the 448-page redacted version of … Continue reading Searchable version of the Mueller report

Climate change a major factor behind increased migration to the southern border of the US

This beautifully illustrated article from New Yorker magazine details how climate change is making traditional ways of surviving very difficult in Guatemala, one of the countries producing the most emigrants. I'm pasting it  here but encourage you to click thru to see the gorgeous photos of a land in collapse. https://www.newyorker.com/news/dispatch/how-climate-change-is-fuelling-the-us-border-crisis How Climate Change Is … Continue reading Climate change a major factor behind increased migration to the southern border of the US