Tag-arkiv: politics

Saving the animals from extinction

I mentioned this in passing recently and should probably elaborate. I wrote that, by not following the way of the radical green activists, we might be able save a lot of animal species that have been facing extinction by humans. There’s a … Læs resten

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This is getting ridiculous

The Nobel Peace Prize, previously awarded to Barack Obama before he chose to continue a lot of wars and increase the drone attacks, the EU for being, basically, the EU, Wangari Maathai who believed the conspiracy theory that HIV was … Læs resten

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Another sort-of political post, but also a humane post

Due to recent events, I would like to observe that when people are invested in another person, they tend to be willing to defend that person far longer than other people think is reasonable. Please be kind; it appears that … Læs resten

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Sea Level Rise higher than expected

The estimated future SLR (Sea Level Rise) was just adjusted by IPCC. From the previous report (AR5) the estimate is now about 55 cm over the next 80 years (RCP4.5, range is 39-72 cm)*. In the worst-case scenario it is … Læs resten

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About tomorrow’s climate strike

Or, as this is more about marketing than reality I’d probably need to write it as “Climate Strike”: American teens are now afraid, angry and helpless. But this feeling is the result of a sham; the world is not ending. … Læs resten

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Seeing politics through coloured lenses

Some time ago Bernie Sanders appeared on The Joe Rogan Experience on Youtube. Sanders is talented and thrives on platforms that doesn’t actively try to sabotage him. Therefore I wasn’t surprised that he performed well with Rogan; many comments from … Læs resten

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Lincoln and the slaves

The nuances of details: Abraham Lincoln absolutely wanted to abolish slavery as he saw it as immoral and unjust. But he also didn’t think the freed slaves could live in the same nation as their former masters, so he wanted … Læs resten

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College and politics

Looking to USA, this should scare a lot of people: Sure, it is driven by Republican’s changing the view on colleges, and if we follow the predominant narrative in Europe about Americans, this is due to identity politics and the … Læs resten

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Guns and USA

I don’t think stricter gun control will solve the issues of violence in USA, but despite everything they might remove some of the consequences of those issues. There are actually signs that it might become politically possible to enact stricter … Læs resten

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When the Left taxes the poorest

There are poor people in Denmark, but the number is so low that for the context of this post, I’ll use “poorest” to mean those that have the least. We have a new government in Denmark and as expected they … Læs resten

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