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  • Post-COP21 Emission Reduction Pledges are Inadequate – Why?

    For ten millennia preceding the Industrial Revolution the Earth has had a healthy carbon balance. Forests, soil and other vegetation roughly balanced the amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) entering the atmosphere. The ocean also was an effective carbon sink with an appropriate mean temperature that allowed for CO2 absorption to balance naturally produced CO2. But

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  • Terror Bombing in Brussels and Paris

    Europe’s Islamist Legionnaires Come Home to Fight Introduction The terror bombings in Paris and Brussels have raised a cacophony of voices, ranging from state officials, Prime Ministers and Presidents, to academics, journalists and media consultants.  Tons of ink and print have focused on the psychology, networks and operations of the alleged perpetrators – radicalized young

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  • American Establishment Is Sabotaging Sanders and Trump Insurgencies

    As the forward march of the Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders primary campaigns continues to defy expert predictions, the GOP and Democratic party establishments, and their corporate-media allies are busily trying to win back the initiative by sabotage and intrigue. Their efforts have already had an effect and are likely to intensify as the summer

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  • An IMF Plot, Greece, the EU and BREXIT

    On 19 March 2016, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission team for Greece held a meeting on how to force Greece into further austerity measures. These would entail deeper wage cuts, more social security cuts, higher taxes and more rapid conformity to IMF-EU policies intended to transfer capital from the middle class and workers to

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  • Czechia – Is The Czech Republic’s New Name Real?

    The Czech Republic wants to change its name. Czech foreign minister Lubomír Zaorálek has led calls for the country to be internationally known by the short, rather commercial-sounding name – Czechia. The word is quite obscure. Despite the argument by a Czech activist website that Czechia was first used in the 17th century by some

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  • Why Urban Agriculture isn’t a Panacea for Africa’s Food Crisis

    Gareth Haysom, University of Cape Town and Jane Battersby, University of Cape Town Urban agriculture is widely promoted as the solution to the growing problem of urban food insecurity in South Africa and in Africa more broadly. It is said to provide livelihoods and social cohesion, and have environmental benefits. But it’s also promoted as having additional

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