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

If “rule of law” has a fuzzy meaning for you, or you care about justice, read this book

These past few years have challenged US citizens' knowledge about their own country's system of justice and law. What can a President do without constraint? What are the standards that should be applied when deciding who should be prosecuted? I have a great deal of respect for this gentleman and very much look forward to … Continue reading If “rule of law” has a fuzzy meaning for you, or you care about justice, read this book

US kills more people with guns per capita than any country that’s not at war

There is something truly sick about this beloved country of mine that the rights of gun owners are valued more than the rights of other people, even children, to live. It took New Zealand ONE mass shooting to decide to take care of the problem for the future. What's wrong with us? https://www.reuters.com/article/uk-newzealand-shootout-ardern-guncontrol-idUKKCN1R205V? WORLD NEWS … Continue reading US kills more people with guns per capita than any country that’s not at war

About time for women players to get equal pay and treatment for such excellence

I've been amazed by their patience. Their treatment during the last World Cup was horrendous including requiring them to play on artificial turf while their less successful male colleagues were Always playing on real grass. This is not a small matter as the surface affects injuries as well as the ability to perform. This is … Continue reading About time for women players to get equal pay and treatment for such excellence

Depressing article that explains much of inability to move up in economic class in the US

https://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2019/02/class-ceiling-laurison-friedman-elite-jobs/582175/? The ‘Hidden Mechanisms’ That Help Those Born Rich to Excel in Elite Jobs When two sociologists interviewed highly paid architects, TV producers, actors, and accountants, they encountered work cultures that favor the already affluent. JOE PINSKERFEB 26, 2019 KEVIN COOMBS / REUTERSOver the past five years, the sociologists Daniel Laurison and Sam Friedman have … Continue reading Depressing article that explains much of inability to move up in economic class in the US

Op-ed stating that Netflix selling model helps cross-border understanding

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/22/opinion/sunday/netflix-oscars.html? Netflix Is Shrinking the World Instead of trying to sell American ideas to a foreign audience, it’s aiming to sell international ideas to a global audience. By Farhad Manjoo Opinion Columnist Feb. 22, 2019 For months after the 2016 election, I wanted nothing more than to escape America. I don’t mean literally — in the … Continue reading Op-ed stating that Netflix selling model helps cross-border understanding