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In start of 'summer of resistance,' activists to gather in Texas to take on anti-immigrant agenda

19 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Texas has become “ground zero” in Trump-era, state-level efforts to enact racist, anti-immigrant legislation, following Trump ally Greg Abbott signing “show me your papers” legislation, a bill that if successfully enacted later this year will turbo-boost racial profiling of anyone perceived to be an immigrant. Show More Summary

Police still don't know why this creepy SOS signal appeared in Australia

A mysterious SOS sign made of rocks spotted by a pilot flying over Swift Bay in Western Australia has perplexed authorities.  A ground search of the remote area quickly followed but yielded zero "recent human activity." SEE ALSO: These...Show More Summary

Sinkhole Opens In Front Of Mar-a-Lago, Jokes Pour In

With Trump traveling half-way around the globe, on Monday an amusing "event of nature" took place at the president's favorite "ground zero", when a sinkhole opened up in front of Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort where he has previously hosted...Show More Summary

Josh Fox's New Film Is Case Study in What Resistance Is All About

The "Gasland" director explains why resistance is the opposite of the empty values Donald Trump represents. Last year, the Standing Rock Indian Reservation in North Dakota was transformed into Ground Zero for America's environmentalShow More Summary

UC Berkeley Snowflakes Release Podcast – Recordings of Students Having SEX

Gross. I mean really, pornographically GROSS. It’s not bad enough that UC Berkeley is a hot bed for fascists and radicals… it’s ground zero for violence against conservatives. But when

Marc Cohodes, The Scourge Of Home Capital, Reveals His Latest Short

Having single-handedly hounded Home Capital Group - the company which we predicted in 2015 would be "ground zero" for any potential Canadian financial crisis, and has emerged as the Canada's equivalent to the infamous New Century which...Show More Summary

Public Restrooms Become Ground Zero In The Opioid Epidemic

2 weeks agoHealth : The Checkup

A man named Eddie threaded through the midafternoon crowd in Cambridge, Mass. He was headed for a sandwich shop, the first stop on a tour of public bathrooms. “I know all the bathrooms that I can and...

Gulf of Mexico is Ground Zero for the Jones Ac

A vastly modernized U.S. offshore support fleet awaits the opportunity to perform Jones Act work in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. Foreign operators, already here, predict disaster if a cabotage rule change takes effect. A change proposed by the US…

S.F. supervisors decide city’s vehicle fleet should go green

San Francisco has until the end of 2022 to drive its existing fleet of gas-fired motor vehicles into the ground before it replaces the majority of those cars with new zero emission versions. The Board of Supervisors unanimously passed...Show More Summary

Dragify lets you build websites without learning how to code

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

The greatest thing about technology seems to be its ability to make itself less technical. Ground zero of this phenomena is in website-building, where tools like Dragify make it easy for the less tech-savvy of us to build sites without code. Show More Summary

A tour of MOAB Ground Zero

Fox News has some video and photos from the point of the detonation of the MOAB munition from a few weeks ago; Photos obtained by Fox News in Afghanistan taken less than two weeks after the strategically targeted explosion of the Massive Ordnance Air Blast (MOAB) bomb to destroy ISIS fighters and their underground tunnels […]

In 1957, Five Men Stood Directly Under an Exploding Nuclear Bomb on Purpose

On July 19, 1957, five military men stood at Ground Zero of an atomic test that was being conducted at the Nevada Test Site. This was the test of a 2KT (kiloton) MB-1 nuclear air-to-air rocket launched from an F-89 Scorpion interceptor. Show More Summary

A welcome dialogue on campus speech

It seems there’s no escape from a showdown between far-left and far-right activists. They’ve made California, and UC Berkeley in particular, into a sort of ground zero for a battle of words — and sometimes more than just words. While free speech and political correctness are the hot buttons, something even broader is at stake. […]

Skyrocketing rent may force chapel that became 'focal point for hope' after 9/11 to close

St. Joseph's Chapel in lower Manhattan withstood the destruction of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, and sits across the street from the Freedom Tower next to Ground Zero. Dylan Dreyer reports in this week's Sunday Closer that skyrocketing rent has put the future of the chapel in doubt.

The Health Care Shell Game: Why Not Leave Policy to the States?

In my latest blog post for Learn Liberty, I take on arguments against decentralizing health care policy to the states on the grounds of fiscal capacity: So if federal ACA spending were cut or even zeroed out, why couldn’t states that like the legislation simply reinstate the same taxes and spending that the federal government […]

Alaska fights to keep its environmental funding as temperatures rise

Amid soaring temperatures and rapidly shrinking ice, Alaska is emerging as ground zero for funding cuts despite environmental changes that have scientists deeply concerned. Barry Petersen reports.

Northern Ireland still languishing at political ground zero and far from “self-actualisation”…

last monthNews : Slugger O'Toole

For all the protests from Colum Eastwood and Michelle O’Neill over the calling of this election, Theresa May is not ignoring Northern Ireland. She’s merely taking care of business according to her own political version of Maslow’s pyramid of needs. So where does Northern Ireland (our periodical losses of political power and will largely spring from more...

Ontario Finally Cracks Down On Toronto Housing Bubble: Launches 15% Foreign Buyer Tax

Almost a year after Vancouver, ground zero of Canada's housing bubble inflated with Chinese "hot money", implemented a foreign buyer tax, and just weeks after Toronto's housing bubble officially went nuts as prices soared 33% Y/Y, prompting...Show More Summary

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