Archive for August, 2019

Why Gillibrand crashed and burned – POLITICO

At one point, Kirsten Gillibrand looked on paper like a legitimate, if not formidable, presidential candidate — but her campaign never took flight. | Cliff Hawkins/Getty Images

A last-minute spending push in Iowa wasn’t enough. Al Franken didn’t help either.

Source: Why Gillibrand crashed and burned – POLITICO

George Was the Last of His Kind – YouTube

https://kottke.org/19/08/endlings-and-the-death-of-species

Bill Viola Interview: The Tone of Being – YouTube

Democracy Is the Planet’s Biggest Enemy – Foreign Policy

Young people care a lot about climate change—but most of them can’t vote. Here’s how governments can adapt to accommodate them.

Source: Democracy Is the Planet’s Biggest Enemy – Foreign Policy

When Politics Fails, Call the Lawyers – Reasons to be Cheerful

 

A poster depicting Rhea Suh, president of the National Resources Defense Council, which employs 600 scientists, lawyers, and policy advocates across the globe to fight for the environment. Poster part of Amplifier’s #MyClimateHero campaign

Source: When Politics Fails, Call the Lawyers – Reasons to be Cheerful

The Legend of LIZZO – Jazz Flute Scene – YouTube

Lizzo – Juice – YouTube