George Saunders’ ‘Lincoln in the Bardo’ wins 2017 Man Booker prize

George Saunders’ ‘Lincoln in the Bardo’ wins 2017 Man Booker prize

LONDON (Reuters) – American author George Saunders has won the 2017 Man Booker Prize, a high-profile literary award, for his first novel, “Lincoln in the Bardo,” – a fictional account of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln burying his young son. In his acceptance speech, Saunders, 58, noted that “we live in a strange time,” adding he […]

The Tragically Hip Singer Gord Downie Dead At 53 From Brain Cancer

The Tragically Hip Singer Gord Downie Dead At 53 From Brain Cancer

Tragically Hip Singer Gord DownieDead At 53 From Brain Cancer 10/18/2017 6:43 AM PDT Breaking News The Tragically Hip’s frontman Gord Downie lost his battle with brain cancer Tuesday night.  Gord was diagnosed with incurable glioblastoma after suffering a seizure in December of 2015. Instead of calling it quits, Gord and the rest of Tragically Hip […]

Trump and Netanyahu Walk in Lockstep on Iran

Trump and Netanyahu Walk in Lockstep on Iran

In spite of the fact that the UN International Atomic Energy Agency has certified eight times that Iran is meeting its obligations under the nuclear deal, Trump refused to certify Iran was in compliance, and he has decided the Iran deal is not in the US’s national security interests. Trump is heavily influenced by Israel’s […]

How America Was Conquered

How America Was Conquered

By Chris Rossini Politicians love to call for “unity.” It’s always time to “unite” behind what they want. But the search for political unity is equivalent to the search for a unicorn. You’re never going to find it. Politicians seek to use force. Force requires victims. No one wants or likes being the victim. Hence, […]

Xi Jinping: ‘Time for China to take centre stage’

Xi Jinping: ‘Time for China to take centre stage’

Media playback is unsupported on your device China has entered a “new era” where it should “take centre stage in the world”, President Xi Jinping says. The country’s rapid progress under “socialism with Chinese characteristics” shows there is “a new choice for other countries”, he told the Communist Party congress. The closed-door summit determines who […]

You Can’t End Violence With More Violence: Shifting From Incarceration to Accountability

You Can’t End Violence With More Violence: Shifting From Incarceration to Accountability

Our society does not encourage people who harm others to take responsibility for their actions, so there’s no opportunity for transformation, say Mariame Kaba and Shira Hassan, organizers and educators whose work centers on criminalized survivors of violence. To create a society where interpersonal violence is unthinkable, we have to move away from a system […]

New Amazon Threat? Deforestation From Mining

New Amazon Threat? Deforestation From Mining

Newswise — Sprawling mining operations in Brazil are destroying much more of the iconic Amazon forest than previously thought, says the first comprehensive study of mining deforestation in the world’s largest tropical rainforest. The research, published in Nature Communications, finds that mining-related forest loss caused roughly 10 percent of all Amazon deforestation between 2005 and 2015, […]

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Ophelia shows many hurricanes could reach Europe in the future

Ophelia shows many hurricanes could reach Europe in the future

NOAA/NASA Goddard Rapid Response Team By Michael Marshall The remnants of Hurricane Ophelia have struck the British Isles, causing widespread disruption and damage on Ireland. The cyclone, now downgraded to an extratropical storm, has reportedly led to three deaths. It is unusual for a hurricane to reach western Europe while still at or near hurricane strength. […]