New study shows microplastics turn into ‘hubs’ for pathogens, antibiotic-resistant bacteria
— Read on phys.org/news/2021-03-microplastics-hubs-pathogens-antibiotic-resistant-bacteria.html
Yet another argument to keep clothes longer or, better, to not wear them at all weather permitting. Nude body acceptance could finally become the norm.
In the space of a century, we’ve gone from thinking about women’s orgasms as an important part of our overall well-being. Well, some of us have.
— Read on www.thestar.com/life/relationships/advice/2021/02/15/what-is-the-orgasm-gap-and-what-can-we-do-about-it.html
Some good points given here. Times they are a changin’, and deservedly so.
Some observers say these actions are long overdue. But there is also worry about the possibility of overreach
— Read on www.thestar.com/news/canada/2021/01/31/who-should-decide-what-you-cant-say-on-social-media-debate-rages-ahead-of-potential-government-action.html
We have a United Nations and a World Health Organization; perhaps it’s time for a World Communication Ethics Council. Independent of private enterprise interpretation of morality on the internet.
Due to COVID-19 restrictions and security concerns over the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Captol building, this event will look much different than …
— Read on www.thestar.com/news/world/2021/01/19/us-inauguration-day-2021-a-schedule-of-events-and-ceremonies.html
Current and former security officials say they are concerned that serving U.S. troops or law enforcement officers could pose a danger on Inauguration Day.
— Read on time.com/5929581/security-insider-threat-inauguration/
The Edge: How Higher Ed Can Help Repair Our Democracy
— Read on www.chronicle.com/newsletter/the-edge/2021-01-13
These ideas generally have a place in universities across the globe wherever universities are undervalued or underperforming.
Ukrainian militant group Azov’s use of social media has been a key part of its recruitment and training tactics that led to global growth.
— Read on time.com/5926750/azov-far-right-movement-facebook/
How much have they infiltrated North America? How many are direct Trump supporters?
“Vote to acquit, and your name will be tied to his with a cord of steel and for all of history.” Do you hear that, Hawley, Cruz and 130 House members? You have tarred yourself as much as the Confederate traitors of the 1860s or the Bull Connors’…
— Read on www.dailykos.com/stories/2021/1/9/2007664/-Now-more-than-ever-Adam-Schiff-s-Midnight-in-Washington-speech-ranks-with-the-greatest-in-history
To the point. And prophetic.
Americans who have built their truth around Trump saw Wednesday as a moral imperative.
— Read on www.thestar.com/news/world/2021/01/06/i-recognized-something-in-the-crowds-storming-the-us-capitol-ive-seen-it-and-them-before.html
How many of these people are university graduates?
After the attack on the U.S. Capitol of January 6th, Donald Trump and his seditious Congressional allies must be banished from public life.
— Read on time.com/5927034/impeach-donald-trump-again/
This is an excellent summary of the misfit Donald Trump. The big question is “Why have so many Americans followed him?” That is the question that will be written about for years by psychiatrists, educators, sociologists, political scientists and journalists.
One can only hope he will leave office with dignity and cooperation rather than contempt and violence.
Students at Canadian schools this year have had fewer opportunities to see patients, attend procedures and explore specialties. First of two parts.
— Read on www.thestar.com/news/canada/2021/01/03/covid-19-has-forced-big-changes-on-med-schools-will-some-newly-graduated-doctors-miss-out-on-key-experience.html
Many issues have yet to be resolved for a smooth predictable curriculum and practice experience to pan out.
‘Half of the country has voted for Trump and it shows who Americans are. It’s not a place for people looking for protection’
— Read on www.thestar.com/news/canada/2020/12/27/when-trump-leaves-the-white-house-will-irregular-migrants-keep-leaving-us-for-canada.html
The world has to stop seeing its citizens on the move as ‘criminals’ or third-rate persons. The UN and world governments must establish universal passports or laws allowing free movement of all people within this spaceship earth. It would be a first time political move of the highest stature.
Research reveals how airflow inside a car may affect COVID-19 transmission risk
— Read on phys.org/news/2020-12-car-pandemic-windows.html
A very important analysis. Habits or cars, must change.
It is no longer tenable for American democracy.
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/
Republicans faced losses in court in three states, while the final projections in the White House race gave President-elect Joe Biden a resounding 306 electoral votes.
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/politics/trump-election-legal-challenges/2020/11/13/c967e05e-2514-11eb-8672-c281c7a2c96e_story.html
In a direct refutal of Trump’s allegations of voter fraud, his own government calls this election “the most secure in American history.”
— Read on time.com/5912049/trumps-voter-fraud-claims-are-now-being-debunked-by-his-own-government/
Even the president’s most publicly pugilistic advisers are concerned about the lack of evidence of widespread electoral fraud.
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/politics/trump-challenges-state-count/2020/11/10/45148fac-2378-11eb-8672-c281c7a2c96e_story.html
Whether opposition to global trade and immigration, or grudge-fuelled resentment of institutions and experts, the political forces whipped up by Donal…
— Read on www.thestar.com/opinion/star-columnists/2020/11/08/donald-trump-lost-but-trumpism-is-still-thriving-could-it-take-hold-in-canada-too.html
Why would you even make the suggestion??