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However, the greatest immorality of all concerns the masses in the developing world. It is excellent that, in so many parts of the developing world — the so-called emerging economies — economic growth is now firmly on the march, as they belatedly put in place the sort of economic policy framework that brought prosperity to […]
“Air pollution… is certainly going to take hundreds of thousands of lives in the next few years alone.” Paul Ehrlich, Stanford University biologist“The world has been chilling sharply for about twenty years. If present trends continue, the world will be about four degrees colder for the global mean temperature in 1990, but eleven degrees colder […]
The U.S. could suffer a coast-to-coast blackout if saboteurs knocked out nine of the country’s 55,000 electric-transmission substations on a scorching summer day, according to a previously unreported federal analysis. Intelligent Conservatives, Read On: U.S. Risks National Blackout From Small-Scale Attack – WSJ
The U.S. could suffer a coast-to-coast blackout if saboteurs knocked out nine of the country’s 55,000 electric-transmission substations. Source: U.S. Risks National Blackout From Small-Scale Attack – WSJ
In Appalachia the country is beautiful and the society is broken. Sad situation. Send this to Bernie: From the National Review: Owsley County, Ky. — There are lots of diversions in the Big White Ghetto, the vast moribund matrix of Wonder Bread–hued Appalachian towns and villages stretching from northern Mississippi to southern New York, a […]
The pace of energy developments in the U.S. and a hundred-year supply of natural gas is a global game-changer, says energy guru Daniel Yergin. Intelligent Conservatives, Read On: Tapping 100 years of US natural gas at light speed
To improve nutrition, the free distribution of food as practiced by the WFP, and the broad subsidy policies of developing countries designed to keep prices low, may not always be the best strategy. As we recently pointed out in the print edition, the WFP has been experimenting with the greater use of cash benefits and […]
Source: Coming To A Fast Food Restaurant Near You: Machines That Won’t Be Paying SEIU Dues | RedState
CORRECTION: At 0:16, Dr. Davies says “In 1990, the United Nations set very ambitious Millennium Development Goals.” The Millennium Development Goals were set in the year 2000; several of these goals use 1990 as a starting point.
Next spring, seniors at about 200 U.S. colleges will take a new test that could prove more important to their future than final exams: an SAT-like assessment that aims to cut through grade-point averages and judge students’ real value to employers. Source: Are You Ready for the Post-College SAT? – WSJ
Iceland abolished slavery in 1117. Ironically thousands of Icelanders (including millions other Europeans) will be enslaved by Muslim pirates in the following centuries.