Archive for February 2nd, 2019

The Indignities of Poverty, Compounded by the Requirement to Prove It — Longreads

February 2, 2019

In an excerpt from her debut memoir, Stephanie Land recalls being poor, and moving with her young daughter from a homeless shelter to transitional housing.

via The Indignities of Poverty, Compounded by the Requirement to Prove It — Longreads

Venezuela opposition rally to keep up pressure on Maduro — peoples trust toronto

February 2, 2019

http://bit.ly/2TrJ6e9 February 2, 2019 CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuela’s opposition supporters will hold rallies across the country on Saturday to show backing for self-proclaimed president Juan Guaido and to protest against the increasingly isolated socialist leader Nicolas Maduro. The mobilizations are meant to keep up the pressure after Washington recognized Guaido as the legitimate president and […]

via Venezuela opposition rally to keep up pressure on Maduro — peoples trust toronto

A single jawbone has revealed just how much radiation Hiroshima bomb victims absorbed — nuclear-news

February 2, 2019

WP, By Kristine Phillips, 2 May 2018, At 8:15 a.m. on Aug. 6, 1945, the United States dropped the first combat atomic bomb, “Little Boy.” It exploded 43 seconds later, creating a massive fireball that incinerated much of Hiroshima. Nearly 350,000 people were in the Japanese city that day, and most were civilians. Twenty-seven years later, a scientist from across the Pacific Ocean arrived in […]

via A single jawbone has revealed just how much radiation Hiroshima bomb victims absorbed — nuclear-news

UK Unveils New Energy Policy: When the Blackouts Come, Blame Them on the Russians — Russia News Now

February 2, 2019

Having closed the coal mines, shut most of our coal-fired power stations, and having neglected to build more nuclear power stations, all the while erecting wind turbines that produce enough electricity each day to boil a kettle, I see that the British Government has come up with a novel way of dealing with the power […]

via UK Unveils New Energy Policy: When the Blackouts Come, Blame Them on the Russians — Russia News Now

Michael Hudson — life and thought of an MMT’er — LARS P. SYLL

February 2, 2019

Absolutely fabulous. A must-watch.

via Michael Hudson — life and thought of an MMT’er — LARS P. SYLL


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