Cut through the propaganda about North Korea

North Korea missile launch - Sky News

Summary: North Korea's latest missile test has Washington in a frenzy. Let's review the facts, debunk the myths, and look at an alternative to sabre-rattling our way to a nuclear war. (1)  "Pyongyang Fires a Second Missile Over Japan" Excerpt from Stratfor, 15 September 2017. North  Korea shows no signs of stopping or even slowing down … Continue reading Cut through the propaganda about North Korea

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What you need to know & are not told about hurricanes

Summary: Millions of words were expended reporting about Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, but too little about the science connecting them to climate change. Here are the details, contrasted with the propaganda barrage of those seeking to exploit these disasters for political gain. Let's listen to these scientists so we can better prepare for what is … Continue reading What you need to know & are not told about hurricanes

A subtle cause of the gender gap in STEM jobs

Women in Science

Summary: Oceans of inks have been spilled about the gender gap. Few mention research about its causes, the trends leading to its closure, and how they will eventually put women on top. Here is a new paper about the subtle causes of the gap -- and pointing to a very different future for society. "High … Continue reading A subtle cause of the gender gap in STEM jobs

Classic films show what marriage was. Facts show its death.

Poster for "Mogambo"

Summary: The family is dying as American society evolves. See these classic films to see how much we have changed. Films provide a mirror in which we can see ourselves, past and present -- if we look. This post then describes the result of these changes, and a wise man's explanation of how this happened. Films … Continue reading Classic films show what marriage was. Facts show its death.