In my previous essay on California's Hotels for Homeless program (Update on Hotels for California's Homeless, I noted that some progress was being made in contracting rooms and installing homeless Californians in them.
Have you watched the new film "Planet of the Humans"? It takes on corporate large scale alternative energy, and presents it in a negative light. Many prominent environmentalist are responding in a hair on fire manner. The film makers discussed the criticism on The Rising this week. I think the film makes important points like chipping up forests for electrical production is NOT 'green' energy, several large scale expensive alternate faculties are in disrepair or totally off line, and that we must deal with the root cause of environmental destruction, over population and over consumption. However, the film never visits small, local, home scale alternate energy systems. So I thought it might be fun to do so in today's column.
Call out the instigators...
following its predictable course, while we earthlings keep searching for our native drift.
I hope we find it.
JoJo, admit it. You're done. Or as my friends might say: put a fork in it. One only needs to see Mika Brzensinski's obvious contempt for and disgust with Joseph Biden, Jr. He's done. All over now. When a DNC front pager puts out the tough questions for the presumptive nominee, you know the dam is breaking. I think Mika really believes that women should be believed. She believed Christine B. Ford and now she believes Tara Reade. How's that for the first break in the wall of silence?
Senior scientists attack Chinese researchers for creating new strains of influenza virus in veterinary laboratory
Experts warn of danger that the new viral strains created by mixing bird-flu virus with human influenza could escape from the laboratory to cause a global pandemic killing millions of people.
Joe Biden is not an “imperfect candidate” for the Democrats. He is the perfect candidate, because he’s everything the party is: Demented. Decrepit. Bloodthirsty. Corrupt. Cronyistic. Authoritarian. Reactionary. Rapey. He is exactly what they deserve. He is exactly what they are.
Brazil is facing a serious wave of Covid-19 cases this month. In early March the Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro insisted that Covid-19 is just a “gripezinha” (a little flu). He claimed that warnings about the serious risks of the pandemic were fake news and posted advice about using an unproven antiviral medicine on social media.
A concise summary of the case, in which Kunstler names Names.
Slouching Toward Resolution
James Howard Kunstler
May 1, 2020
A Look at China Part Two
"What essences of "cultivation" can we absorb from traditional Chinese culture?"
Professor Lou Yulie, Peking University replied
Studying Confucianism, he learned the courage to do things,
Studying Buddhism, he learned to let it go
Studying Daoism, he learned he learned how to view the world.