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Book Review: 'Death’s Dream Kingdom. The American psyche since 9-11'

CHEMISTS have a relative straightforward world in which they have the basic elements (such as hydrogen, oxygen, carbon etc), each atom having a compact nucleus variously composed of similar-mass protons (positively charged) and neutrons (uncharged) surrounded by a negatively charged  electron cloud. Following certain “rules”, atoms “combine” by sharing their electrons to form “covalent bonds”. Thus a single hydrogen atom (H) is much “happier” in a diatomic molecule H-H (H2) and ditto oxygen (O) in O-O (O2).

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Haiti's Earthquake: Natural or Engineered

Human activity can cause destructive harm. Columbia University geophysical hazards research scientist, Christian Klose, studies how, including from mining. In a recent paper, he said:

"mining activities disturb the in-situ stress in the upper continental crust and can trigger earthquakes (human-triggered seismicity)."

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Propaganda of the Class War

A Classic Piece

I received the following classic piece from someone close with a very emphatic endorsement. It’s by a “Hard Working Aussie” who is a Kalgoorlie mineworker, one who doesn’t mind passing a random urine test for his job but feels that the same should be required of the people to whom the government distributes his taxes:

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Focus on Israel: Harvesting Haitian Organs

On January 15, Haaretz reported that:

"The Israel Defense Forces' aid mission to Haiti left Israel overnight (January 14) with equipment for setting up an emergency field hospital. Around 220 soldiers and officers (were) in the delegation, including 120 medical staff (to) operate the hospital in the Haitian capital, Port-au-Prince." According to Israel's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, it includes "40 doctors, 25 nurses, paramedics, a pharmacy, a children's ward, a radiology department, an intensive care unit, an internal department and a maternity ward (able to) treat approximately 500 patients each day," including in two surgery rooms.

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Book Review: 'The Chronicles of Nefaria' by William Cook

Love, Care & Overcoming Rage.

“The Chronicles of Nefaria” by William Cook (Expathos, Groningen, Netherlands, 2008) is more than a novel - it is simultaneously also a poem, a play and a liturgy. It is a very important morality tale about overcoming rage in our dreadful times.

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Who the Hell Are Jews?

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A Glimmer of Hope in Bleak Palestine

The Palestinians’ deteriorat...

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The Deep State’s Long Enmity Toward Iranians

The U.S. deep state’s hatred...

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Adolf and Amin

Benjamin Netanyahu is a perf...

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Depopulating Palestine, Dehumanizing the Palestinians

One might have thought that,...

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The March of Folly

One can look at events in Ga...

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