- At a time when those in power want stability, economics is not a friend. Growth has slowed and now there's labor unrest.
Strikes in China over foreign employers selling out to local companies
Coca-Cola workers in three Chinese cities have ... more
- Kevin Grow notched his second straight double-double—tallying game highs of 20 points and 11 rebounds—and Freddie Gillespie added a 19-point, nine-rebound effort, but it was not enough to offset hot perimeter shooting by host Saint Mary’s University as the Cardinals ... more
- Samantha Cooke poured in a game-high 26 points for the Knights, but the Carleton College women’s basketball team could not avoid heartbreak in the MIAC opener versus Saint Mary’s as Emma Schaeffer banked in an off-balance runner with 0.5 second ... more
- Bernadette Demientieff is one of many Arctic advocates on the Gwich'in Steering Committee. The quote above is from her appearance in the recently released video "The Refuge," which was put together by Patagonia, The Alaska Wilderness League, and the ... more
Everybody has to fight to be free.
-Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, “Refugee,” Damn the Torpedoes (1979)
– Writing before 4 (a.m., that is).
– Winning without your best stuff.
– Not leaving any tools in the bag.
Opting for self-care.
Opting for self-care.
26 Saturday ... more
- Treadmill. 21 minutes. 3 miles.
Uphill walking 1 mile each warm-up and cool-down. Felt a little better during the run.
- Treadmill. 14 minutes. 2 miles.
Steep uphill walking with 2 miles of running mixed in. Felt OK, not 100%.
- Senator from Virginia and recent Vice-Presidential candidate, Tim Kaine , is another voice that we need on the side of increased protections for Alaska's coastal plain. The question of resource development in the Arctic versus the contrasting impact on ... more
- The government doesn't seem to have the capacity to deal with conflicts between herders and farmers in the middle belt, it is unable to resolve the conflicts in the south and the south south, and the Boko Haram insurgency itself ... more
- And for another Senator from Delaware, Chris Coons . Although seemingly far afield, this polar bear cub and nesting Red Knot (a bird who migrates all the way to Tierra del Fuego via stops in Delaware Bay) find common ... more
Sometimes the things that are wrong with something are the same things that make that thing great. That’s the way it is in life, and that’s the way art works.
- A nod today to Delaware's Senator, Tom Carper . Congratulations on your recent appointment to serve as the top Democrat on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee -- and hopefully we can get your support (and your Fighting ... more
- Some things are much more complex than they appear at first glance.
Why U.K. Is Struggling to Find the Path to ‘Brexit’
A recently leaked memo… has highlighted cabinet divisions over Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union, while suggesting that ... more